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We work tirelessly to make sure our Manuka Honey is the highest quality. It all starts with our strict rating system, KFactor, which ensures our Manuka Honey is always raw, unpasteurised, and Non-GMO Project verified, guaranteed to meet or exceed the standard set by the Government of New Zealand. What does that mean for you? It means you know exactly what you’re getting, whether it’s in our skincare and lip balms, functional honey packs and honey pops, or right from the jar. It isn’t just our commitment to our customers, it’s our mission.
Manuka honey that lives up to the highest standards - ours. Our mission is to mainstream manuka honey by innovating products to help busy, modern people buzz with vitality. We are dedicated to authenticity and traceability — from the hive to the home.
Wedderspoon manuka honey is sourced from New Zealand’s north and south islands; this is where our beekeeping partners tend to and transport the hives for harvest. Our Manuka Honey is produced using a raw creaming process to maintain all of the naturally-occurring beneficial wellness properties inherent in this unique functional food. We take pride in harvesting, packaging, and labelling all of our Manuka Honey in New Zealand to ensure we are meeting the highest standards for quality and authenticity.
We are proud to bear the FernMark license on our Manuka Honeys. The FernMark is formal recognition of our role as an ambassador of the New Zealand story and serves as a third party verification that our products are authentically from New Zealand.
What is Manuka Honey?
Manuka honey is the gold-standard of honey! It is made up of complex sugars, amino acids, phenolics and other substances that give it its medicinal properties.
It is made from the Manuka Tree, a relative to the Tea Tree, that grows abundantly throughout New Zealand. When hives are placed in areas where these Manuka trees dominate the landscape, bees feed off the nectar. The result? Manuka Honey!
Tasting manuka honey is an exceptional experience! The taste of Manuka honey is described to be an earthy and nutty delicacy. Plus, the longer it ages, the better it tastes!
Why is Manuka Honey Good For You?
Manuka honey is more than just a natural sweetener, it has natural healing powers!
1. Manuka Honey can Fight Bacteria!
Manuka honey is a natural antibacterial agent. It has a high sugar content and a low pH level, which prevents bacteria from growing. Manuka honey can even help eliminate stubborn bacteria that have become resistant to pharmaceutical antibiotics and cause constant infections!
2. Manuka Honey has Antioxidant Properties!
Manuka honey contains one of the highest amounts of phenolic compounds amongst the many types of honey, making it a strong antioxidant. The antioxidants in Manuka honey look for cells that could harm your body and destroy them. Additionally, the antioxidants prevent your healthy cells from damaging.
3. Manuka Honey Soothes Sore Throats and Naturally Suppresses Coughs!
Manuka honey’s antibacterial properties allow it to destroy harmful bacteria in the mouth and help eliminate your cough. Manuka Honey is also rich in phenolics. These phenolics give it its anti-inflammatory power. When consumed, Manuka honey provides a soothing and cooling effect, soothing a sore throat.
4. Manuka Honey can Reduce the Severity of Cold and Flu Symptoms!
Manuka honey affects the DNA of pathogens and prevents them from becoming powerful and infecting your body. On top of that, Manuka honey can completely stop the flu virus from multiplying, preventing you from developing a severe cold or flu.
5. Manuka honey can be used to Heal Wounds!
Traditionally, Manuka honey has been used to heal wounds, burns and clear infections. Manuka honey’s unique chemical makeup gives it its wound healing properties and its antibacterial properties to prevent skin infections.
6. Manuka Honey Protects against Viruses and Fungi
Manuka honey has antiviral and antifungal properties. It has high levels of hydrogen peroxide which stop the virus and fungi from growing and multiplying.
7. Manuka Honey Can enhance the Effect of Pharmaceuticals
Manuka honey used in combination with traditional medicine may improve the effectiveness of pharmaceuticals. It can also prevent the pathogen from becoming accustomed to the medication, allowing the medication to work more effectively.
How to Use Manuka Honey?
A spoonful of Wedderspoon Cru Raw Monofloral Manuka Honey can help relieve the irritation of your sore throat.
Or, if you’re on the go, pack Wedderspoon Organic Manuka Honey Lemon Drops with Bee Propolis to soothe your sore throat!
A spoonful of Wedderspoon Cru Raw Monofloral Manuka Honey can also be added to face masks to soothe your skin.
Don’t forget to treat yourself while securing the benefits of Manuka honey with Wedderspoon Organic Manuka Honey Pops!
Bring out your inner chef and add a zesty marinade to your food with Wedderspoon Apple Cider Vinegar with Monofloral Manuka Honey! Naturally gluten and dairy-free, AIP and Paleo Friendly!
Ditch your processed sweeteners and sweeten your drinks and your health with a spoonful of Wedderspoon Cru Raw Monofloral Manuka Honey
Adding Manuka honey to your diet will have you ruling the hive in no time!