AUNT SUE’S® Raw & Unfiltered Honey

Raw, unfiltered honey with bold flavor and the benefits of natural pollen.

The fewest steps between comb and home.

AUNT SUE'S® honey is raw and unfiltered, minimally processed, and sourced from local American beekeepers. Staying true to generations of high-quality standards, all honey is sampled, tested and graded for clarity, floral type, flavor, moisture and color.

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The perfect match for every honey.

Like other foods with complex character, AUNT SUE'S® Raw & Unfiltered Honey can be paired with selected recipes to enhance every flavor.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How does AUNT SUE'S® Raw & Unfiltered Honey differ from SUE BEE® honey?

    Both SUE BEE® honey and AUNT SUE'S® Raw & Unfiltered Honey are pure honey. But while SUE BEE® honey is filtered (which helps remove more debris that comes from the hive), AUNT SUE'S® honey is strained. This allows more of the pollen to remain in the honey. Because of this, you may notice that your raw and unfiltered honey crystallizes more over time. If it does, you can reverse this. Simply place the closed honey bottle into near-boiling water that has been removed from the heat. Leave until both have cooled. (Remember to take the lid off the bottle first.)

  • What is honey granulation (crystallization or sugaring)?

    A big misconception is that, when honey crystallizes, it has gone bad. Not true. Honey does not spoil. In fact, it’s actually a sign of real, quality honey.

    Granulation is a natural characteristic of pure honey, which does not harm it or indicate any deterioration of the honey. It is also easily reversed, without harming the honey. Bring a pan of water to a boil, turn off the heat and place the container into this boiling water. Leave until both have cooled.

    If you want to prevent granulation, try this.

    When buying honey in large containers, pour a manageable amount into a smaller “table server” for your table. Store the remainder in the large container in your freezer. Freezer temperatures are too low for glucose molecules to migrate and form crystals. As the table server empties, remove the large container from the freezer long enough for it to warm so you can refill the smaller container. Then replace the large container in the freezer.

    Note: Before you pour more honey into your table server, be certain it contains no crystals. These act as ‘seeds’ for the new honey to granulate around – a condition which will speed up granulation.

  • How do I turn crystallized honey back into a liquid?

    If your honey has crystallized, you can make it smooth and golden once again. Simply heat a pan of water on your stovetop to near boiling. Remove the pan from the stove and place your honey package inside. Be sure to take the lid off your jar before placing it in the warm water. This gentle transfer of heat to the honey helps bring it back to liquid form without overheating the honey.

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