Honey is a naturally occurring product, subject to strict food regulations to ensure its safety and authenticity.

The importance of Honey analysis relies on an established global expert, who understands the unique requirements of honey and bee products. From royal jelly, bee pollen, propolis and beeswax you need a partner with developed proven methods of analysis.

Our experienced technical team can provide you advice, precise analysis and reliable results delivered quickly and reliably throughout the world. With our comprehensive range of honey services and wealth of experience, we are able to offer you services tailored to your needs, adapting to your requirements from beekeeper to labelling.

Our honey testing portfolio at a glance

Quality Parameters

Diastase, HMF, Water, Free Acid, Electrical conductivity, sugar spectrum, F/G ratio, etc.

Botanical and Geographical Origin

Microscopic pollen analysis in conjunction with other relevant parameters

Authenticity

C4 and C3 Sugars, foreign enzymes, heat-stable enzymes, honey-foreign oligosaccharides, SM-R, TM-R, E150d

Antibiotic Residues

Sulfonamides, Tetracyclines, Streptomycin, Chloramphenicol, Nitrofurans, Macrolides, etc.

Bee Treatments & Pesticides

Amitraz, Coumaphos, Fluvalinate, Carbendazime, Neonicotinoids, Pesticides, etc.

Bee Repellents & Fumigants

Naphthalene, Phenol, Aldehydes, para-dichlorobenzene, etc.

Further Residues

Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids, etc.

Genetically Modified Organisms

Screening and event specification

Microbiology

Total aerobic mesophilic plate count, yeasts and mould, Enterobacteriaceae, E.coli, Salmonella, Clostridium perfringens, Chronobakter sakazakii, etc.

Honey Solutions

Contact Intertek