Real bird’s nest costs high price, as a result, tree gum is used as an imitation. Gum is sticky and after soaking, it does not dissolve but swells a bit like gelatin. It won’t scatter when boiling like real bird’s nest. Its texture is rough and gives a feeling of jelly when chewing. With their similar appearance, consumers may find it difficult to be able to differentiate fake bird’s nest from real bird’s nest. Hence, the best way to select quality bird’s nest beverage, the following should be carefully considered; trustable manufacturers or distributors, label with complete details of food name, food serial number, ingredients, manufacturing and expiry date. With all these information you can trust its quality and can safely consume.