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The Rise of Kānuka Honey

Manuka honey is the coveted honey that New Zealand is famous for. It is known for its extraordinary health properties and medicinal benefits.   But research is starting to uncover the secrets of another honey made from the nectar of a well-known New Zealand native – the Kānuka (kunzea ericoides) tree. It is fast becoming clear…

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Tranzalpine honey beekeeper working with hives in the west coast

What is Methylglyoxal?

Methylglyoxal or MGO is the potent, unique compound that is responsible for the many powerful health benefits found in Manuka honey. Testing MGO levels are important as they can vary greatly – not all Manuka honey is equal.

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Tranzalpine beehives

What is so special about Manuka honey?

Manuka honey is a rare honey that is entirely unique to New Zealand. It has long been celebrated for its extraordinary healing properties and is in demand all over the world. It is a dark, rich and lightly flavoured honey that in its true, verified form is known as monofloral honey – meaning that it…

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