New Zealand’s largest privately owned honey manufacturer, Manuka Doctor, has today announced it will donate 50 tonnes of specially produced New Zealand Wild Flora Honey from its Hamilton warehouse to families in need, via national food rescue service KiwiHarvest. The 100 pallets of honey will be distributed by KiwiHarvest to local community groups and charities … Continue reading Manuka Doctor donates 200,000 pots of honey to communities in need
Generous donations and everyday shoppers have helped to raise over a quarter of a million dollars to assist Australian beekeepers and their crucial honey bees. Growing awareness of the plight of the beekeepers, who play a critical role in Australia’s agriculture industry, has prompted a groundswell of support for Hive Aid and the nation’s “forgotten … Continue reading Hive aid campaign hits $250,000
Drought and Bushfire Relief Honey Launched to Support Australia’s Beekeepers and their Honey Bees Hive + Wellness has today launched a specially marked “Drought and Bushfire Relief” Capilano Honey Pack, with 20 cents from every sale to go directly to supporting struggling beekeepers via Rural Aid charity’s ‘Hive Aid’ campaign. The new 340 gram packs … Continue reading Hive + Wellness donate to bushfire relief
Turning your hobby into a full time job would be a dream for many people. And turning that dream into a multi-million dollar business would be like winning the lottery. You could argue that is what happened to Nathan Sheets, the CEO of Nature Nate’s Honey Co., a US-based company that produces raw and unfiltered … Continue reading Show me the honey – Nature Nate’s arrives in Australia
Hive + Wellness has warned that Australia faces a potential honey shortage, as the nation’s beekeepers grapple with some of the most difficult conditions in the industry’s history. Honey production in the current season is forecast to be the lowest on record, with further declines predicted for 2020/21 if we see no improvement in Australian … Continue reading Drought impacting on beekeepers
The Australian Made Campaign is reminding consumers to support local beekeepers and manufacturers by buying authentically Australian bee products this World Bee Day. “When you buy Australian Made bee products you are supporting thousands of Australians at all stages of the supply chain, from the local beekeepers to the bee product manufacturers and retailers. It’s … Continue reading Australian Made supports bee industry
MGO is internationally recognised as a key measure of Manuka antibacterial activity UMF ratings no longer meet labelling requirements New Mark of Authenticity proves consumer confidence for Australian Manuka The Australian Manuka Honey Association (AMHA), in partnership with leading scientists, has established a set of standards for authentic Australian Manuka honey. Honey that carries … Continue reading Australian Manuka adopts Mark of Authenticity to meet international standards
The AMHA has formulated a robust, scientifically based international set of guidelines that benchmark authentic Australian Manuka honey.
The grant will support international market growth for the highly valued, medicinal honey.
Meluka Health has entered two supply agreements with Bee Services, one of Australia’s largest producers of organic certified honey.
The workers, eight colonies of honey bees, are set to produce over 360kg of honey each year.
A new CRC led by The University of Western Australia will provide a much-needed boost to Australia’s valuable, but largely untapped honey bee products.
Manuka honey could prevent serious urinary tract infections caused by catheters – tubes used to drain patients’ bladders, new laboratory research has found.
Beeotic is the result of extensive research and a world-first clinical study conducted through the University of New South Wales.
Manuka Health has been recognised as one of Australia’s most trusted honey brands in the annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands Survey.
Capilano has bolstered its credentials by taking out the “Most Trusted Honey” gong at the 2016 Australian Reader’s Digest Awards last week.
Beechworth Honey, one of Australia’s iconic brands and a BSI client for over eight years, is helping to raise the profile of honey adulteration across the globe.
Capilano Honey and New Zealand-based health products company Comvita are planning to form a new, jointly-owned honey making business.
A recent article about alleged toxins in Australian honey published by FairFax Media is an “alarmist and sensationalist report of the issue of Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) in honey,” according to Dr Ben McKee, Managing Director of honey maker Capilano.