At the Institute of Food Science of the University of Debrecen, we have been analyzing honey for ten years. In our study, the proline and phenolic compound contents of 70 types of monofloral honey (acacia, linden, rape, sunflower, milkweed, chestnut and forest) were examined. During the study, the answer was sought to the question whether it was possible, based on these two parameters, to differentiate monofloral honey types from each other or, in other words, was there an effect of the botanical origin on the amounts of these two compounds. With the help of linear discriminant analysis, it was determined that groups of monofloral honey could be clearly differentiated from each other. Differentiation of the two groups was not unambiguous in the case of forest and chestnut honey, so the analysis of a third characteristic could be necessary in the case of these two monofloral honeys.
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 31 2016|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Food Science