Honey is the natural sweet substance produced by honey beans from the nectar of blossoms or from the secretions of plants which honey beans collect transforms and store in honey combs for ripening. Honey may be of three grads namely special, grade A and standard.
General characteristics of honey shall be well ripened natural product it shall be clear it shall have extracted with the help of an extractor it shall be free from objectionable flavor do to over heating, fermentation and smoke. When usually inspected the honey shall be free from any foreign matter such as mold, dust, scum, peaces of waxes, fragments of peas and other insects and free from any other extranets matter. The color of honey
shall be uniform through out and may vary from light to dark brown. The honey shall not contain any food additives such as color, vitamins, minerals and saccharin.