Variables Location
Shakiso(n = 8)
Mean ±  SD
Adola (n = 8)
Mean ±  SD
Market (n = 2)
Mean ±  SD
Moisture content (g/100g) 15.12 ± 0.74 14.28 ± 0.89 13.20 ±0.76
Reducing sugars content(g/100g) 60.8 ± 1.28* 60.45 ±1.12 67.72 ±1.28
Apparent sucrose (g/100g) 3.0 ± 1.14 3.62 ±1.23 2.94 ±1.32
Ash content (g/100g) 0.34 ± 0.48 0.36 ±0.58 0.20 ± 0.34
Free acid (meqkg-1) 19.26 ± 0.00 16.38 ±3.28 14.10 ± 2.00*
pH 3.22 ± 0.17 3.24 ± 0.21 3.29 ±  0.07
SD = standard deviation; * significantly different (p<0.05); ** significantly different (p<0.01). meq = milli equivalent; n=number of samples; means followed by different superscript letters in a row are significantly different.
Table 1: Comparison of physicochemical properties of honey samples collected from different locations.