Where does the honey that we eat come from? Hugo Clement has the answer


    Do you want to know the origin of the honey you are buying? Hugo Clement gives us some enlightening advice to never make mistakes again!

    Honey, what a delight! But do you really know where the honey you buy at the supermarket comes from? Posted by journalist Hugo Clement video on his Facebook page In which he explains how to know the origin of the honey you buy. We will never take you there again!

    The answer is on the cover

    And we’ll never stop repeating it: don’t be fooled by appearances, let alone labels. The inscriptions may be on the products we buy mislead us sometimes. This is the case for honey, for example. Thanks to good advice from the Foodwatch France association, journalist Hugo Clement recently revealed a video on his Facebook page. And in it we learn Decode the tag correctly And look for key information to confirm (or not) what you just read. The answer lies in the lid. Indeed, you will find out Interesting info.

    Mixtures and letters

    On the plastic lid of the honey jar is the country(ies) of origin(s) of the famous nectar. Perhaps the indications are clear and that the name of the country is written in full. If you see the word “France” then you are reassured. But you may also encounter messages one after another. “UKR is Ukraine, ROU Romania, Argentina, Spain and Hungary” He explains. Therefore, it is a mixture of honey from different countries.

    And the list is still long. There are also the following codes: RPC for the People’s Republic of China, VNM for Vietnam, and BGR for Bulgaria. If honey tastes nice in the mouth, we can do better on our carbon footprint.

    Don’t let the pictures of beekeepers or beekeepers on the packaging fool you either. This is in no way a guarantee of authenticity.

    Buy honey from the producer

    So what is the most effective solution to ascertaining the origin of your honey? If you want to be sure that the honey you are using is indeed French honey, we invite you to visit a local beekeeper. In addition to the pleasure of consuming a quality product, you will also be supporting the artisan in your area. As for the honey in question, mountain honey, flower honey, or citrus honey, we leave the choice to you.