A concept from juice and wine screening is under generalisation in order to establish a screening method for honey covering relating to authenticity, quality control and quantification.
By combining quantification and statistics for classification and verification, it is possible to address unsolved issues.
Honey profiling has a range of features, including:
- Simultaneous identification and absolute quantification of various relevant parameters including sugars, acids, and amino acids with reference to distribution within the database of thousands of authentic honeys with worldwide coverage, supported by QSI and Alnumed
- Authenticity check according to honey variety such as blossom, honeydew, linden, lavender, chestnut, and pine, according to geographical origin
- Detection of frauds including additional rice syrup or sugar based syrups
- Detection of unexpected and unknown frauds