The information is inspiring. Turns out, China is the largest global producer of honey, but the market share of quality honey is only 5%. For the most part, the honey is counterfeit, with additives of chemicals and sugar, which are dangerous for your health. Research showed traces of antibiotics pesticides and heavy metals present in the product.
The Chinese honey paradox is that even though most of the Chinese honey is fake, the locals regard is as medicine, rather than a desert. The honey is mixed into a drink rather than eaten.
It is believed that one glass of honey in the morning helps to keep skin healthy and moisturized and in the evening – to get a better night’s sleep. On average, you can find about 30 different cans of honey in the supermarket. The honey differs depending on the health benefits offered. For example, Loyfond Bread Bee with honey and ambrosia (280 Yuan per kg) for better skin, or Wang’s fen bao run chung gao (268 Yuan/kg) also with ambrosia for digestion.