What Is Raw Honey?


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Raw honey is honey that has not been heated or filtered in either the comb or its liquid form. The National Honey Board, established in 1989, states there is no official definition of raw honey.

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Honey is produced from pollen and nectar gathered by bees. The color and flavor of the honey is affected by flowers used as the source of nectar. The light-colored honey tends to have a milder flavor compared to the darker, more robust honeys. The National Honey board states that honey is a natural wonder as it naturally has anti fungal, antibacterial and healing properties. Honey is also a natural sweetener broken down easily by the body.

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