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Honey (32)

21 . Is Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey pasteurized?

No, our honey is not pasteurized. Our honey is minimally strained to retain its full flavor, natural propolis and pollen properties.

22 . What are the benefits of Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey compared to conventional honey?

Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey is USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, Fair Trade Certified, kosher, and gluten free.  Consumers look for Organic Honey based on its usage as a delicious organic sweetener and for its natural antiseptic healing properties. Conventional honey is typically heated/pasteurized and highly filtered which[...]

23 . How can I use Wholesome! Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey?

You can replace 1 cup of refined sugar with ¾ cup of Wholesome!™ Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey. Honey has a slightly higher sweetness profile than sugar, therefore you need to use less honey than sugar to achieve the desired sweetness level. If using honey in baking, you may[...]

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

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

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

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

26 . 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.

27 . 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[...]

28 . 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[...]

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.