Using the latest science, the UMF Honey Association can now classify what is genuine Manuka Honey. This announcement follows four years of industry commitment and research using the lasted technology.
Leading international experts will converge at the symposium to showcase the latest science behind Manuka Honey.
The ‘This is Manuka Honey’ symposium which is being held in Auckland on Tuesday 9 August has attracted widespread international interest.
The research is New Zealand-based and internationally recognised and has been IP protected.
Leading scientific figures from Australia, UK and Japan will speak at the event which is also being attended by a delegation from China’s JSCIQ.
With its unique properties, Manuka Honey (Leptospermum scoparium) has become one of the most researched honeys in the world.
The UMF Honey Association has a world-leading science programme and international partnerships in place whose primary focus is on identifying the unique signature compounds of genuine Manuka Honey and protecting this important New Zealand product.
The symposium, is the result of an independent and internationally supported research project that will support the UMF quality mark.
This article was published by Apitherapy News, August 2016