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...
Manuka honey is sensitive to heat. Avoid adding to hot water, tea or coffee.
Manuka honey contains beneficial enzymes that gives manuka its antibacterial properties. The enzymes are destroyed by high heat or prolong exposure to high temperature.
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.
Manuka honey is used as ingredient in ladies cosmetics and skin care.
Technological advances have allowed product manufacturers to become creative. Increasingly, more products are found to be containing manuka honey as ingredient.