Best Tips for Raw Honey Storage

Best Tips for Raw Honey Storage

Best Tips for Raw Honey Storage

  • keep it in a tight sealing container

  • store your jar in a dark location

  • Store at 25°C – it will crystallise slower.

Store raw honey in an airtight container. It is important that the lid is secured properly and tightly to preserve the quality of the honey. Always store your raw honey away from direct sunlight. Inside a kitchen cabinet or pantry is ideal. Store raw honey in a cool environment that, ideally, at 25°C.

Avoid storing the honey near appliances that produce heat, like your stove, oven or refrigerator.

Does Honey Need to Be Refrigerated?

No.  This is a common question asked about honey storage. But, it does not require cold temperatures.

Don’t put your it in the refrigerator. It will not make it last longer or keep it fresher. But if you put your jar of honey in the fridge, that’s okay – it is still good.  Just maybe a bit gritty! (Crystallised)

 Can you storing Raw Honey in the Freezer?

Yes.  Honey can be stored frozen in the comb or place liquid in a container with room for expansion.
Freezing protects the integrity of your raw product. Honey can be frozen for several years.
Use silicone trays to freeze small portions. When you are ready to use, thaw at room temperature in sealed containers.


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