It appears you’re curious as well.
It’s true. You could dig right into a pot of 1000 year old honey and enjoy it, without concern.
This durability is thanks to the unique features of honey; it is low in water and high in sugar, so bacteria cannot grow on it. Honey also contains small amounts of hydrogen peroxide, which inhibits growth of microbes. This is partly why bees produce it for the young in their hives – it is both food and protection.
The trick is to leave the lid on though! An unsealed jar of honey can spoil like any other food.
At First Sentier Investors – the new name for First State Investments curiosity is at the heart of what we do. It shapes our investment philosophy and our active approach to investment management.
Our name may have changed, but as First Sentier Investors, we have the same commitment to providing world-class specialist investment capabilities.
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Since our inception in 1988, we have evolved into a global fund manager with a client base that extends across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. We invest more than US$150 billion on behalf of our clients globally
We are a stand-alone asset management business and the home of investment teams FSSA Investment Managers and Stewart Investors. All our investment teams – whether in-house or individually branded – operate with discrete investment autonomy, according to their investment philosophies.