Honey testing

Honey Testing

Honey testing verifies Authenticity, evaluates quality characteristics, determines botanical origin and detects residues of substances such as acaricides and antibiotics. ERGANAL is ISO 17025 accredited on honey analysis.

  1. Quantitative and Qualitative Pollen analysis –accredited
  2. Determination of Diastase activity –accredited
  3. Sugars profile -Sucrose, Glucose, Maltose, Fructose –accredited
  4. HMF – Determination of Hydroxylmethylfurfural –accredited
  5. Conductivity
  6. Moisture
  7. Coumaphos-Fluvalinate
  8. Antibiotics

Pollen Analysis determines the complete profile of the pollen grains and the botanical origin of Honey. For retailers and producers who are specifically interested in certifying the thyme origin of honey, QACS offers the solution of  the Thyme Pollen Analysis package.

The lack of natural resources to meet increased demands for honey makes it one of the most fraudulent food products on the market. ERGANAL laboratories specialize in honey testing, to verify product Authenticity, protect consumer safety and support accurate product labeling, by providing evidence on the botanical origin and quality features as instructed by the European norm 2001/110/EC.

ERGANAL laboratories have a state-of-the-art laboratory infrastructure, experienced staff and modern analytical equipment to confirm Food Authenticity and Honey quality. When required, collaborations are formed to verify the validity of results by using different specialized analytical techniques.

Do you know the geographical origin of your Honey?