Trade quality of honeys sold in stores of retail chains

Lesław Juszczak , Teresa Fortuna , Robert Socha , Dorota Gałkowska

Abstract

The aim of this work was to analyze physicochemical quality parameters of commercial honeys. Twenty six honey samples were bought in stores of retail chains. The samples included 15 multifloral honeys, 7 lime honeys and 4 acacia honeys. The following parameters were determined: water content, insoluble solids content, specific conductivity, free acidity, glucose, fructose and sucrose contents, diastase number and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural content. It was found that the analyzed honeys were characterized by increased insoluble solids content and decreased diastase number, whereas values of the other parameters complied with the relevant legal requirements.
Author Lesław Juszczak (FoFT / DoAaEFQ)
Lesław Juszczak,,
- Department of Analysis and Evaluation Food Quality
, Teresa Fortuna (FoFT / DoFAaQA)
Teresa Fortuna,,
- Department of Food Analysis and Quality Assessment
, Robert Socha (FoFT / DoFAaQA)
Robert Socha,,
- Department of Food Analysis and Quality Assessment
, Dorota Gałkowska (FoFT / DoFAaQA)
Dorota Gałkowska,,
- Department of Food Analysis and Quality Assessment
Journal seriesPotravinárstvo, ISSN 1338-0230, (B 5 pkt)
Issue year2013
No7 (Special Issue)
Pages74-77
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishhoney, physicochemical parameters, trade quality
ASJC Classification1106 Food Science
URL http://www.potravinarstvo.com/dokumenty/mc_march_2013/bezpecnost_potravin_zivocisneho_povodu/juszczak.pdf
Internal identifierWTŻ/2013/75
Languageen angielski
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Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2014 = 0.037
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OświadczeniaL. Juszczak, T. Fortuna, R. Socha, D. Gałkowska.
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