Manuka Honey Testing Ratings & Labeling

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Bees & Trees Manuka Honey and fine wine

December 31, 2020

Manuka Honey Ages Like Fine Wine

Did you know that Manuka honey is similar to a fine wine? It takes months for Manuka honey to develop its full bioactivity strength. While all honey possesses antibacterial prop... Read More
Bees & Trees Manuka Honey jar

November 12, 2019

Consumer Question - Proof of Authenticity

Consumer:Hi - I am very interested in trying your Manuka Honey, but I have some reservations about verifying its identity and the exact location where the honey was collected.  ... Read More
Vital Health Radio interview with Bees & Trees Founder, Mike Everly

August 13, 2019

Vital Health Radio Interviews Bees and Trees Founder, Mike Everly

Mark Your Calendar! What:   Radio Show Interview of Mike Everly, Bees and Trees Founder Topic:   Manuka Honey:  What It Is and How It Is Used When:  Sunday, August 18, 2019, 9:... Read More

Bees & Trees Manuka Honey Jar

June 19, 2019

Why is your honey not UMFHA certified?

Customer Question:Hi, I just bought a jar of your honey. My wife and I love the honey and will continue to buy it, but I’m curious…why is your honey not UMFHA-certified? Bees &a... Read More
Image - Real Manuka Honey?

March 06, 2019

How to Spot Real Manuka Honey & Stop Wasting Your Money on Impostors

If you want to avoid fake news, you have to know the source of the information.  Further, you have to determine whether or not the information that source is telling you is acc... Read More
DHA & MG Explained:  Manuka Honey's Unique Constituents

February 26, 2019

DHA & MG Explained: Manuka Honey's Unique Constituents

Analytica is one of the two third-party testing laboratories in New Zealand that we use to test every batch of our honey.  With many years of experience in commercial testing, R... Read More

Manuka honey honeycomb image

July 23, 2018

Unsuspecting Consumers Beware

Various Manuka honey brands say lots of convincing things on their labels.  For the unsuspecting consumer, the descriptions on these labels really do sound legitimate.  They ta... Read More
Woman with magnifier glass looking at honey jar

March 09, 2018

Does Your Manuka Honey Have Manuka Honey In It?

When it comes to buying Manuka honey, you really need to know what you’re getting or you could end up disappointed with the results and paying too much for an inferior product. ... Read More
Bees & Trees Manuka Honey

February 19, 2018

MG vs. UMF, Manuka Honey Confusion

We received an order from a new customer, and the new customer quickly canceled his order.  We'd like to share this because there is a lot of confusion and lack of knowledge abo... Read More

Real Bio-Active Manuka Honey

January 19, 2018

Is Your Honey Real Bio-Active Manuka Honey?

  Would you buy gold without knowing its purity and carat content? Of course not, you wouldn’t know what it’s worth – you wouldn’t know what you are buying. Similarly, why would... Read More
Why is Buying Manuka Honey So Confusing?

December 12, 2017

Why is Buying Manuka Honey So Confusing?

Why is Buying Manuka Honey So Confusing? With so many brands of Manuka honey available at vastly different prices, how do you know which one to buy?  Which brands are really wha... Read More
Manuka Honey Price Comparison

January 22, 2016

Our Price Advantage vs Other Manuka Brands

Manuka honey can be expensive - so know what you are buying!Manuka honey is a scarce resource, produced only from New Zealand, supplying a growing worldwide market. Increased p... Read More

Bees & Trees Manuka Honey Bee Box

April 18, 2014

Video from Recent Manuka Honey Harvest in New Zealand

Honey Harvest 1 from Mike Everly on Vimeo.   We completed our harvest in New Zealand during March. I get a lot of questions about how we know we are getting Manuka honey in ou... Read More
Bees & Trees Manuka Honey Jar

May 21, 2013

Raw Manuka Honey and Granulation

  Why honey naturally granulates and how this might affect how you enjoy it. Read More