Honey

Multiple images relating to bees and honey on a white background.

Paperback - June 2017 - AU $30.00

A handy guide to learn about harvesting and extracting honey.

This book informs beekeepers of best practices so that their hard work results in a product of optimum quality. It also informs beekeepers of the threats to honey quality which can occur through poor handling skills or poor design of facilities. It includes references to legislation about food production, where relevant. It shows the way to document procedures so that they can be used as evidence of best practice.

Details

Paperback | June 2017 | $ 30.00
ISBN: 9781760580193 | 128 pages | 297 x 210 mm
Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries
Colour photographs

Contents

Hive to Extraction
Safety
Properties of honey
Remove honey from the hive
Transport from hive to extracting facility
Extraction premises
Site
Design
Mobile extraction facilities
Honey extraction
The extraction process
Extraction equipment
Maintenance
Honey storage
HACCP for the honey industry
Controlling and maintaining honey quality
Appendix 1: Checklists and record sheets
Appendix 2: Codex for honey
Appendix 3: Antibiotic residues
Appendix 4: Sample safety data sheet
Appendix 5: Vendor declaration