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Honey fraud is an ongoing problem for producers and consumers alike, but more and more detection methods are being developed to find adulterated products. Kelulut honey from Malaysia is a popular honey from stingless bees, highly priced for its health properties. Efficient and low-cost NIR spectroscopy and in-situ physiochemical analysis with a handheld device can quickly detect adulterants like high fructose corn syrup and glucose syrup.

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Picture Credit Susanne Kuehne

Posted on 18 July 2022