Electrical conductivity and acidity of honey


electrical conductivity

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Živkov Baloš M, Popov N, Vidaković S, Ljubojević Pelić D, Pelić M, Mihaljev Željko, Jakšić S. Electrical conductivity and acidity of honey. AVM [Internet]. 2018 Sep. 16 [cited 2024 Jul. 18];11(1):91-101. Available from: https://niv.ns.ac.rs/e-avm/index.php/e-avm/article/view/20


In this paper, the electrical conductivity and concentration of free acids (acidity) of various types of honey collected from the area of Vojvodina was investigated. Physicochemical analyzes of parameters such as electrical conductivity and acidity of honey have an important role in defining the overall properties of honey and assessing the quality of honey. A total of 55 samples of honey were examined. Out of the total number of samples, 5 samples did not meet the requirements of the Republic of Serbia Regulations on quality of honey due to inadequate electrical conductivity. Free acid values measured in tested samples ranged from 1.5 to 30 mEq / kg, and the values of electrical conductivity were in the range between 0.08 and 1.99 mS/cm. Our assumption that there is a correlation between the tested parameters has been confirmed only in meadow and polyfloral honey. Further research on the physicochemical properties of Serbian honey is recommended and important in order to establish certification marks and criteria for assessing the quality of Serbian honey.


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