If you are looking for a manuka honey that is pure and verified as containing the natural markers that identify the honey as genuine manuka honey then Happy Valley Manuka Honey UMF 15+ could be right for you.
This is an intense flavoured manuka honey with a certified UMF rating of 15+, which means the honey has been tested by an independent laboratory to establish its purity.
UMF or Unique Manuka Factor is a term that refers to naturally occurring elements, such as leptosperin, which set manuka honey out from others and gives it its special properties.
The UMF rating is established by testing for the presence of certain chemical markers, such as methylglyoxal. The amount and level of these markers naturally vary and so the testing procedure verifies the level and also gives consumers peace of mind that they are buying a genuine manuka honey, which has gained a reputation as a new superfood.
Researchers all over the world are feverishly examining the various properties associated with manuka honey and a large body of academic research now exists on the subject.
Manuka honey is now also being used as the raw ingredient in many clinical products for treating wounds and burns. Consumers, however, have also reported anecdotally that consuming manuka honey on a regular basis assists in fighting common ailments such as sore throats and colds.
Happy Valley Manuka Honey UMF 15+ is a wonderfood brought to you direct from mother nature with virtually no interference from humans. There are so many ways to enjoy manuka honey but perhaps the best is to eat it from the jar!
(NB – experts suggest that children below the age of one should not eat honey).
Comvita UMF 5+ Manuka Honey is a delicious tasting honey that you can store in your cupboard or fridge. It’s great as a spread or just eat it straight out of the jar! Comvita is world famous for its manuka honey and its honey products are also UMF certified.