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Honey (32)

21 . What grade is Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey?

Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey is US Grade A Honey.

22 . Is the Wholesome!™ Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey Non-GMO?

Yes, Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey is inherently Non-GMO and is also Non-GMO Project verified.

23 . Is Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey USDA Organic?

Yes, Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey is certified organic by the United States Department of Agriculture.

24 . What is Raw Honey?

While there is no official U.S. definition of raw honey, Wholesome!™ Organic Raw Honey is USDA Organic, unpasteurized honey that is minimally strained to remove any potential hive debris, and never heated above 110 degrees Fahrenheit.

25 . What is Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey?

Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey is minimally strained (this means it does not go through a filter press) to remove any bits of honeycomb, beeswax and extraneous hive debris. Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey contains the naturally occurring propolis and pollen from the beehive. It is not heated[...]

26 . How is Wholesome!’s liquid version Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey different from the firmer jar of Wholesome Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey?

Both are both certified USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, and Fair Trade Certified, so they are essentially the same pure honey.  The only difference is the consistency of the honey and the packaging format. Neither undergo any heat processing. Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey is liquid honey and packaged[...]

27 . What type of plastic is used for the Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey bottle?

PET, Recyclable #1.  The bottle and cap are both BPA Free.

28 . Are the bottle and cap for Organic Honey recyclable?

Yes, the bottle is #1 PET and cap is #5 PP

29 . Why is Fair Trade Honey important?

At Wholesome!, we ethically source our organic honey from Fair Trade Certified beekeeping cooperatives in order to aid beekeepers and provide financial benefits for their families and communities. Wholesome! pays a fair price directly to the beekeeper cooperatives for their Fair Trade Certified Honey.

30 . Does Wholesome! Organic Raw Honey have a low Glycemic Index?

No, honey is not a low glycemic sweetener. In order for a product to be considered low on the Glycemic Index, it needs to be below 50, and the honey is above that with a range between 60-70.