Utah Admin. Code R70-520-3 - Standard of Identification for Honey

(1) Honey shall meet the following standards:
(a) honey may not be heated or processed to an extent that its essential composition is changed or its quality is impaired;
(b) chemical or biochemical treatments may not be used to influence honey crystallizations;
(c) honey may not contain more than 20 % moisture content and for heather honey not more than 23 %;
(d) honey may not be less than 60 % fructose and glucose, combined and the ratio of fructose to glucose shall not be greater than 0.9;
(e) honey may not contain oligaosaccharides indicative of invert syrup; and
(f) honey, except for honeycomb and cut comb style honey, may not contain more than 0.5g/1000g water insoluble solids.

Notes

Utah Admin. Code R70-520-3
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2022-12, effective 6/1/2022

State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.