Honey’s Culinary Attributes

Natural Appeal Menu Trends Versatility Topping / Sweetening Combinations
100% pure and natural

Fat-free

Adds rich texture and color

Distinctive sweetness

Varietal sources and flavors
Locavore

Seasonal

Natural and Sustainable

Ethnic - honey is produced in nearly every country on the globe and is used in a variety of cuisines.

Spicy - honey works to balance and smooth flavors.
Dips, spreads and toppings

Marinades, glazes and sauces

Salad dressings and condiments

Beverages - from smoothies to cocktails

Baked goods and desserts

Cheese platters and pairings
Tea, coffee, herbal infusions

Hot and cold cereal

Housemade breads and biscuits

Waffles, pancakes and French toast

Fresh and aged cheeses, yogurts

Fruit salad

Ice Cream, gelato, sherbets and sorbets
Dijon and whole grain mustards

Barbecue and other ready-to-use sauces

Butter and cream cheese-based spreads

Prepared dressings

Beverage mixes

Usage Tips for Foodservice Professionals

A collection of tips for Foodservice Professionals, including new ways to add honey to the menu, a table of honey's attributes, and ideas for seasonal and promotional use.

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