Composition of Honey



Honey is composed mainly of a variety of sugars, traces of pollen and water. There are also enzymes present. The following from 490 samples of largely uncrystalized honeys...











 Higher sugars(%)






 Free Acidity




 total Acidity


 Lactone/Free Acid








U. S. Dept. of Agriculture Technical bulletin 1261, "Composition of American Honeys"

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