10537269496?profile=RESIZE_400x A research project by the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) using the AOAC mass spectrometry method for C4 sugar addition found that 75 to 86.5% of local honey brands on the Philippine market are adulterated with sugar syrups from either sugar cane or maize. The study's findings have been passed the the Philippine government for further investigation and hopefuly resolution to assist legitimate honey producers, who are losing considerable sales due to the widespread distribution of adulterated honey in the market, and consumers who are deceived into buying them.

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