From Our Hives to your Home:
Our bees have worked tirelessly to gather nectar and pollen from the flowers of New Zealand’s unique Mānuka bush (Leptospermum scoparium) located in remote, pristine areas throughout the top of New Zealand's South Island. Locales on which few people will ever set foot.
Mānuka Honey is made exclusively by bees foraging nectar and pollen from New Zealand’s indigenous Mānuka flower (Leptospermum scoparium). New Zealand Mānuka Honey is world-renowned for its healing properties and ranks as the most extensively researched therapeutic honey in the world.
MGO (methylglyoxyl) and UMF™ (Unique Mānuka Factor) are both trusted Mānuka Honey grading systems used to indicate the potency of mānuka-derived antibacterial compounds. Both grading systems measure MGO content whilst UMF™ grading measures additional signature compounds: Leptosperin, DHA and HMF.
Though UMF™ and MGO grading systems measure the strength of Mānuka Honey differently, a direct correlation exists between MGO concentration and Mānuka Honey's unique antibacterial Non-Peroxide Activity (as measured within the UMF™ grading system).