Honey 2015 regs

Honey means the sweet natural substance produced by Apis Mellifera bees from the nectar of plants or from secretion of living parts of plants or excretions of plant sucking insects on the living parts of plants which bees collect, transform by combining with specific substances of their own, deposit, dehydrate and leave in honeycombs to ripen and mature.

Bakers honey is suitable for industrial use or as an ingredient in other foodstuff that is then processed.
You must not provide information relating to the (this applies to filtered honey too)
-floral
-vegetable
-regional
-topographical
-territorial
origin of the product or specific quality criteria for the produc

Must say “intended for cooking only” if traded
Can use “honey” in name of product but ingredients must say #baker’s honey#

Blossom honey and nextar honey mean honeys obtained from the nectars of plants

Chunk honey and cut comb honey means honeys which contain one of more pieces of comb honey

Comb honey means honey stores by bees in the cells of freshly built broodless combs or thin comb foundation sheets made solely of beeswax and sold in sealed whole combs or sections of such combs.

Drained honey means honey obtained by draining decapped broodless combs

Extracted honey means honey obtained by centrifuging decapped broodless combs

Filtered honey means honey obtained by removing foreign inorganic or organic matters in such a way as to result in the significant removal of pollen

Honeydew honey means honey obtained mainly from the exretions of plant sucking insects (Hemiptera) on the living parts of plants or secretions of living parts of plants

Pressed honey means honey obtained by pressing broodless combs with or without the application of moderate heat not exceeding 45’C

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