Can't help you on brands but I did read an article once about how much honey sold in the US is not even honey at all. So with that in mind I would avoid the very cheap stuff. I buy it occasionally to add to tea, but so rarely I don't know what brand I buy or how it compares to others, etc...
Fantastic stuff.....the only food that will not spoil in it's natural state.
Kangaroo island in south Australia makes the best honey in the world because the bees aren't contaminated by foreign bees so the honey produced is unlike any other in the world xoxoxo
local = best
I've heard that you can eat local honey comb to combat allergies, a holistic dr told me that.
prolly gross to chew, I think in tea it might be yummy, idk though... fun to experiment with though
I'm not too keen, but jars or tubs of honey were found in or near the pyramids in Egypt, which were about 5,000 years old, and they were still edible, apparently
I pay £8 a jar (UK money) for a jar of Manuka Gold active.Its from New Zealand & considered the best//Tastes lush.
I believe the Queen takes Royal jelly. It costs a small fortune
Yes and there are a lot of companies that are adulterating their honey with corn syrup & labeling it as 100% pure honey. Real honey crystallizes on the jar when it gets cold and real honey is hard to dissolve in cold water. Just do an experiment if you are in doubt, put a spoonful of the fake stuff in a glass of cold water and you can watch it dissolve within a few minutes. The real stuff has to be stirred & stirred in a cup of hot beverage and then some of it will still sink to the bottom. Walgreens sold me some of the fake honey, I got 4 bottles on sale and brought them all back after doing that experiment, didn't taste remotely similar to honey either. I also have a bottle of local honey that has been adulterated, it was a gift from someone and I didn't notice till it got cold and was the texture of thick caramel instead of crystallizing.
When I returned the honey to Walgreens for a refund the manager came up and asked why, I told him I use honey for a medicine as it coats my stomach and stops heartburn, and that sugar and corn syrup will not, in fact corn syrup causes heart palpitations for me.
I e-mailed the company of that fake honey and told them exactly that, and was not a bit surprised that they did not reply. They know they are guilty.