Manuka honey goes from a premium superfood to being a premier skin care ingredient.
Manuka honey has been marketed as a superfood that is not only good for consumption, but also beneficial as a topical application for certain skin conditions. According to Statista, the global skin care market size was valued at US$128.1 billion in 2017, and is expected to grow to a whopping...
Only use non-metallic spoons made of wood, plastic or porcelain to dip into manuka honey.

How to Choose Manuka Honey

When it comes to buying manuka honey, one of the most frequently asked questions would be "How to choose manuka honey?". Which Manuka is Right for You? In order to know which manuka honey is right for you, you simply need to determine what is your purpose or intent for the...
Jars of manuka honey
Nutrition fact labels The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has set guidelines for food manufacturers to inform consumers about the nutritional facts of their foods. The purpose is to make it easier for consumers to make better informed food choices. According to the changes announced in 2016 by the...
By converting UMF to MGO or vice versa, you can easily compare different types of manuka honey.

UMF to MGO Ratings Conversion

UMF UMF stands for Unique Manuka Factor. According to Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association that manages the UMF trademark, the quality of manuka can be determined by the presence of unique signature compounds such as Leptosperin, DHA and Methylglyoxal. The more the unique signature compounds, the better is the purity...
New Zealand attempts to trademark manuka. Australian farmers angry.
Attempt to trademark manuka Nicknamed "liquid gold", manuka honey is produced by bees foraging through the manuka tree shrub which grows predominantly in the wild in New Zealand and also in Australia. Thanks to its healing properties, manuka honey is raking in big profits for beekeepers in both countries. Given this...
Manuka honey reviews on Amazon
Best-rated manuka honey As of January 2018, there are over 500 different manuka honey products sold on Amazon.com. We have compiled a list of the best-rated and most-reviewed manuka honeys on Amazon to help you find the right manuka honey. How to compare UMF and MGO manuka Manuka honeys are popularly graded...
clinical tests on manuka for healing properties
When it comes to manuka health benefits, most consumers would say that the honey is good because of its antibacterial and healing properties. Many cancer patients also give credits to manuka honey for its anti-cancer properties and many do benefit from the honey's ability to relief their painful sore...
Manuka improves digestion and promotes better sleep
Manuka honey comes from New Zealand, a country with massive mountains and natural forests and where a wide biodiversity of animal, fungal and plant life flourish. Thanks to the pristine environment, manuka flowers flourish in the wild, and manuka honey is known to be a honey that is close...
Types of manuka honey labels - UMF, MGO
Different types of manuka honey labels In our article Manuka Honey Grades – UMF, MGO, KFactor discussing why manuka honey are certified or graded under different schemes, another question that most consumers ponder over is this : Is one label better than another? UMF to MG/MGO conversion Generally, manuka honey with UMF,...
Manuka honey drink
Scientists have ascertained that manuka honey is a super food that retains all of its anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties even when harvested. The caveat is the honey must be cool-processed throughout from hive to shelf. That is, high heat will destroy the good properties mentioned above.