Honey and hive products are subject to stringent regulations to ensure their safety and authenticity.
Consumers expect honey to be a pure and natural premium product, therefore stringent regulations have been put into place which focus not only on the quality of honey but also its authenticity. Furthermore, hive products including pollen, royal jelly, beeswax and propolis, are being used within food supplements and medicine; further capturing the attention of the global marketplace.
Intertek is one of the world-leading experts in the analysis of honey and hive products and offers a comprehensive service solution to the food industry, providing customers with a tailored service, with practical advice and fast, reliable test results. We test approximately 60,000 honey samples per year for quality parameters, veterinary drugs and authenticity. This information is added to a comprehensive database which is used for providing specific analytical recommendations to our customers.
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