Honey and Beehive Products laboratory

Quality Control of honey and beehive products

Aware of the need to provide analytical services and solve the problems facing the sector, the honey and beehive products quality control laboratory has focused its activities on this sector, covering a wide analytical offer.

Likewise, we are able to determine the authenticity and traceability of beehive products, ensuring food and legal safety.

The laboratory has a wide analytical offer to determine:

  • ✓ Botanical and geographical origin: Pollen analysis, aromas profile, sensorial characteristics, methylanthranilate, etc.
  • ✓ Physical-chemical parameters: Moisture, HMF, colour, conductivity, enzymatic activity, sugars, antioxidants, etc.
  • ✓ Analysis of residues: Sulfamides, antibiotics, pesticides, etc.
  • ✓ Microbiologic analysis.
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Innovation and quality in beehive products

Bee products, such as honey and its derivatives, are excellent ingredients for use in the development of new products. Its natural origin and its recognized nutritional properties offer advantages for its incorporation into more complex foods.

We work on the development of new products that incorporate honey or other beehive products. One outstanding example is the commercial product “Melicao”, a cream made with cocoa and honey.

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