Goldenhills UMF manuka honey comes from the pristine countryside in the North Island of New Zealand. The family owned company has is licensed by the Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association and for this reason Goldenhills manuka honey carries the important UMF manuka honey label, which means the honey has been tested according to stringent standards and criteria.
UMF manuka honey is honey that has been tested and graded to ensure that it contains specific natural markers, including something called methylglyoxal. This is the naturally occurring element in manuka honey that scientists have identified as being responsible for the honey’s unusual properties that are different from other types of honey, and which have become world famous.
Goldenhills manuka honey is produced by the Haddrell family and the company began as a hobby in 1993 with 15 hives has now grown to a medium-sized family enterprise that has 2,500 hives and exports to Asia and the US as well as the UK.
Goldenhills UMF Manuka Honey 16+ is quite a high rating on the UMF scale and the honey has the classic taste of manuka honey: an intense infusion of herbs and toffee. Honey is such a versatile product and can be used as a natural sweetener to refined sugar, and can also be used in cooking and baking (children under the age of one should not eat honey though).
Manuka honey has gained a worldwide reputation and there are numerous scientific studies on its effect as well as plenty of anecdotal accounts of the benefits of manuka honey. But Goldenhills UMF Manuka Honey 16+ is at its simplest a delicious honey – try it and see!