Pot-Pollen and Pot-Honey from Stingless Bees of the Alto Balsas, Michoacán, Mexico: Botanical and Physicochemical Characteristics [chapter]

Andres Camou-Guerrero, Alejandro Reyes-González, Octavio Reyes Salas, Elia Ramírez-Arriaga, Ernesto Vicente Vega Peña, Jaime Martínez, Dayan Lucero Romero-Martínez, Ana Lilia Torres-Juárez
2019 Honey Analysis [Working Title]  
The demand for stingless bees' products (pot-honey and pot-pollen) has increased. No formal quality standards have been defined, which is very complex, because of the variety of species and types of honey specific to each region. For this reason, it is important to deepen the understanding of stingless bees' honey characteristics. From the above, the aim of this chapter is to present the advances in the characterization of botanical origin of stingless bees' honey, and the analysis of their
more » ... icochemical properties in the Alto Balsas, Michoacán, Mexico, as a way to contribute to the strengthening of new local economic strategies, generating information on the quality of the honey produced in the region.
doi:10.5772/intechopen.86927 fatcat:iotp36mofbc5xpjtb3oj33alnu