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What is Proline Value? How to Spot Fake Honey?

Honey. It is one of the oldest nutrients from the past to the present. Honey, which has been used to support human health for tens of thousands of years due to its miraculous effects, has been an important part of the economy as well as health. Honey is so precious that Ibn-i Sina, honey “Food of food, drink of drinks and medicine of medicines.” defines as. Today, developing science and technology justified the prediction of ancient civilizations about honey, proving that honey is a unique nutrient that supports human health.

Most of the time, it is not possible to understand a genuine, organic and quality honey from its taste, color or consistency. The most important factor that shows the quality of honey is the proline value. Proline; It is one of the 20 amino acids that make up protein and is found only in honey. A quality honey has an average of 300 mg of proline. Turkish Food Codex increased the proline value, which was previously determined as 180 mg, to 300 mg in 2013. Proline value determines the quality of honey. Proline value is related to how rich and high quality the vegetation of the region where the bees are located. The amount of proline varies from honey to honey, depending on the flora of the region. Today, fake honeys can be put on the market. There are fake honey with added sugar, preservatives or additives, or even without bees. There is no proline value in fake honeys or this value is almost nonexistent. Organic and high quality honey is produced in the region where the bees are located, without any pesticide work, and without the use of chemicals and additives.

Turkey’s most fertile plains of proline values ​​of our honey is obtained from organic farming …. You can safely consume our honey, which is regularly analyzed and inspected by the Ministry of Health and related official institutions, and share the healing and taste of real honey with your loved ones.

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