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Table 3 Reducing and non-reducing sugar content of Malaysian honey samples

From: Physicochemical and antioxidant properties of Malaysian honeys produced by Apis cerana, Apis dorsata and Apis mellifera

Sample Total sugar content (g/100 g honey) Reducing sugar (g/100 g honey) Apparent sucrose (g/100 g honey)
mean ± SD mean ± SD mean ± SD
Acacia (A. mellifera) 68.40 ± 0.80a 63.89 ± 0.25a 4.51 ± 1.05a
Pineapple (A. mellifera) 63.33 ± 0.92b 61.17 ± 0.17b 2.17 ± 0.94b
Borneo (A. cerana) 66.80 ± 0.80a 63.06 ± 0.54a 3.74 ± 1.03a
Tualang (A. dorsata) 63.60 ± 0.80b 61.94 ± 0.75b 1.66 ± 0.73b
Mean ± SD 65.53 ± 2.48 62.51 ± 1.20 3.02 ± 1.33
  1. Means were compared using a one way ANOVA with post hoc multiple comparisons. In each column, values with different letters (superscripts) indicate significant differences (p < 0.05).
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