Honey in the case of Stiftung Warentest: The best comes from the discounters


in the World, we Germans are the largest Honey-sweet tooth. Per capita, we come to a consumption of 1.1 kg. Reason enough, honey. 36 products Stiftung Warentest checked: mixed flowers, acacia, Linden, rapeseed, wild flowers and forest honey.

The list of the different types of honey is long, likewise, the weaknesses, the Tester met with, among others, heat damage, critical materials, as well as atypical tastes, and a few Pollen of a specified type of honey. The conclusion of the Stiftung Warentest: The defects could be avoided by more careful preparation.


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He must be Mature, writes the Stiftung Warentest. The degree of maturity of the beekeeper acknowledges Verde developed honeycomb. The bees will close this, if you have enriched the nectar or honeydew with the body’s own enzymes and plenty of water from the honey fanned. The German honey regulation requires that the beekeeper may add honey to anything. In addition, there are the guiding principles for the honey of the German Food code, which describe, among other things, how high the proportion of Pollen of each variety must be. Ten products or more of the requirements not meet. You are deficient, including many acacia and wild flower honey. Every third honey performs at least satisfactory, eleven earn well.

The fly in the ointment: a Good honey can be neither the variety nor the origin or the price to recognize, says Stiftung Warentest. The Tester choose to a large-scale laboratory test, the discounters-honey the Best: the mixed flower honey Lidl Maribel, nectar source, and Dr. Krieger’s for 4.60 Euro per kilogram. Langnese costs 8 Euro, the forest honey from Aldi Nord, Aldi Süd and LIdl, each of six euros. The other honeys are more expensive: for example, the organic acacia honey of Rewe (16,40 euros) or the rapeseed honey of Breitsamer and Dreyer, as well as the Linden honey by D arbo je 12 Euro.

The whole Test can be found here for a fee!

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