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Table 3 Reducing and non-reducing sugar content of Malaysian honeys

From: Evaluation of physicochemical and antioxidant properties of sourwood and other Malaysian honeys: a comparison with manuka honey

Sample Total sugar content % (g/100 g) mean ± SD Reducing sugar (%) g/100 g mean ± SD Sucrose (%) g/100 g mean ± SD
Gelam 64.93 ± 1.22a 62.17 ± 0.73a 2.77 ± 1.47a
Longan 56.67 ± 1.22c 54.78 ± 0.51d 1.89 ± 0.71a
Rubber Tree 62.27 ± 0.46b 60.61 ± 0.25b 1.66 ± 0.71a
Sourwood 55.33 ± 1.22c 52.17 ± 0.44e 3.17 ± 0.79a
Manuka 60.93 ± 0.46b 58.61 ± 0.42c 2.32 ± 0.66a
Mean ± SD 60.03 ± 3.98 57.67 ± 4.14 2.36 ± 0.62
  1. Means were compared using a one way ANOVA with post hoc multiple comparisons. In each column, values with different letters (superscripts “a-e”) indicate significant differences (p < 0.05).