Pure honey, as you know, comes directly from honeybees and not factories. We, at Zizira, know which is authentic honey as we work with beekeepers and source honey directly from them. You can read more about us and about our region here.
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What if you want to know if the honey you bought is pure?
By examining the physical qualities of original pure honey, it is easy to know whether it is pure or not.
To relish the taste and enjoy all the benefits derived from honey, one must consider consuming only the purest honey. Here are a few simple tests and experiments that you can perform at home to verify the purity of honey.
Before you carry out any test you must make sure to read the lables on the container. It is the first and the most basic step to check the purity of honey. It is mandatory for manufacturers to mention the additions of flavouring, colouring, artificial sweeteners etc. So you can scrutinize the lable for checking the purity of the honey.
If you are buying honey directly from beekeepers, then you are buying raw, unprocessed and original honey. We recommend you learn the difference between fake and pure or original honey.
Note: Know that these tests are not 100% accurate. Although these tests are based on true principles, the results may be inconclusive.
Here is an infographic to further determine the purity of honey. These are simple ways by which an average day to day consumer can quickly tell if the honey he/she is buying is pure or impure.
Interesting, don’t you think? What method did you try to check the purity of honey?
Or do you know of any other test to check the the purity of honey?