What is Crystallized Honey?

How Honey Crystallizes Honey is a super-saturated sugar solution, containing primarily the sugars glucose and fructose.  After honey has been extracted from the comb, eventually the glucose will begin to precipitate out, forming solid crystals.  Once the crystals begin to form, they rapidly spread throughout the honey.  The granulated honey may appear to be solid, but in fact the granulation process creates a latticework of glucose sugar crystals, with the other components of the honey remaining in a liquid state. It’s a Natural Process Virtually all types of RAW honey will crystallize in time. Some types of honey may crystallize Continue Reading →