High Health New Zealand plants

It is well known by international research scientists who study the effect of the atmosphere on plants and animals that New Zealand’s location in the South Pacific represents a unique case study into the effects of having a… Read More

Manuka honey curbs bacteria, says study

Manuka honey, at even low dilutions, curbs the activity and growth of bacteria, prompting hopes of its use for urinary catheters, a British study says. 27 September 2016  Manuka honey has been shown to curb the activity and… Read More

A Legend Passes Dr Peter Molan

In Recognition of  Peter Molan We acknowledge the recent passing of Dr Peter Molan. Peter Molan was an inspiration to us –  a gentle man who pioneered the science behind identifying and establishing the unique properties of Manuka Honey…. Read More

BEE AWARE MONTH, September 2015: FEED THE BEES

This year’s Bee Aware Month, to be held in September, is all about making sure our Kiwi bees have plenty of food to keep them buzzing. Why?   We need bees, more than you might think. Bees pollinate one… Read More

What do all those different Manuka Honey labels mean????

Here is a response to a query received today from a customer based in China who was understandably confused about all the different grades of manuka honey that are available: Query:   ”Hi:    Can help me to explain –… Read More

Rules on Manuka Honey Labeling has changed

The UMF Honey Association has been working with the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) and other parties over recent months to determine criteria for the accurate labeling of Manuka honey. The purpose of this working group is to… Read More

Save our Bees

Right now, billions of bees are dying. Already, there are nowhere near enough honeybees in Europe to pollinate the crops, and in California — the biggest food producer in the US — beekeepers are losing 40% of their bees… Read More

Preventing False Manuka Honey Claims

The UMF Honey Association is working on a project which will help to authenticate and verify  the unique qualities of manuka honey so that the spate of fraudulent manuka honeys found in the UK, China and Australia can… Read More

Helping to prevent false Manuka honey claims

The UMF Honey Association is working on a project which will help to authenticate and verify the unique qualities of manuka honey so that the spate of fraudulent manuka honeys found in the UK, China and Australia can… Read More

A Win for UMF Manuka Honey in New Zealand

Media Release The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand’s (IPONZ) confirmation in a recent decision on the registrability of certain trade marks that the UMF brand rating system is a reliable measure of manuka honey’s special qualities, and… Read More

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