Here’s Why Honey Is The Only Food That Doesn’t Spoil

You’ve probable heard by now that honey is the only food that does not spoil.

Buy why is that? Well, it’s time to find out.

Honey is basically sugar in different form. And while it’s not actually the same as the regular, granulated, sugar, they both pretty much share the same characteristics. One of them is, that they are hygroscopic – they don’t contain much water in their natural state and, therefore, they have very low moisture. In a low-moisture environment like that, very few bacteria or microorganisms can survive. This is actually the fact that gives honey it’s “no-spoil” ability; bacteria or microorganisms don’t last too long in order to spoil it.

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