What is honey?

Honey is a natural sweet substance primarily composed of sugars, with fructose and glucose dominating, water, and a plethora of other substances such as organic acids, inorganic salts, enzymes, flavonoids, aromatic compounds, trace elements, metals, vitamins, and lipids.

The color of honey varies from almost colorless to dark brown. Its consistency can be liquid, thick, or partially to fully crystallized. The taste and aroma vary as they depend on the plant origin.
It is produced by bees from the nectar of flowers or from the secretions 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, store, and leave in the honeycomb to ripen and mature. The composition, flavor, and texture can vary depending on the type of flower or plant the bees have visited.

This results in the vast variety of honey types available, each with its own unique taste, aroma, and color.

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