Manuka Honey UMF – Unique Manuka Factor Ratings
The UMF, or Unique Manuke Factor, is a rating from the NZ Government for the approved quality mark the is developed and overseen by the UMFHA, or UMF Honey Association. This is a collection of BZ beekeepers, exporters, packers and distributors that have been established for the good of the manuka honey industry .
The UMF testing process is well known for being the most comprehensive analysis industry-wide. Unlike any of the other grading systems, the UMF will make sure that all of the crucial signature compounds are present that make up the high quality, genuine quality of manuka honey .
The UMF number that you find on the honey label will tell you all about the level of purity and quality of the honey product. Each honey batch has to go through a series of checkpoints to be sure of the ultimate in quality, safety and authenticity. All of the UMF license owners are audited independently to fulfils the tough the criteria for manufacturing, production, handling and sampling. When you see the UMF mark, you can feel confident that you are getting 100% totally pure and natural manuka honey .
While there are some producers of honey that will undertake a different rating system, the UMF system is an independent, unbiased authority that is set up to help certify only high quality, genuine manuka honey .
The UMF Standard
We use only UMF trademark for quality and grading to help ensuring the purity of the manuka honey product you are buying. This is a testing system that uses checks that are the most transparent and comprehensive available for manuka honey today. This looks at the natural marker numbers that are may be in the manuka honey to be sure that it is pure, genuine and natural .
Counterfeit products are nothing new in the industry of manuka honey. We have taken the time to work hard to provide a high level of confidence for all of our customers to let them are well aware that they are getting the genuine product that left our factory. Each product has a unique code that our patrons are able to scan for verification of authenticity after acquisition. We have software that can trail each container, scanning so that any counterfeit products are shut down right off. The TrustCode platform we have also allows us for its implementation of the story behind each product .
We are very serious about where the honey comes from that we give. We have a network filled with trusted beekeepers all around the country and we can really fill our product jars with the highest quality manuka honey every single period. We know each hive, each beekeeper and just about every manuka tree. It is all about trusting our sources so that you have the ability to trust our products .
Our bees create honey from the nectar of tiny white buds from the native manuka tree. This nectar is unique, dedicating our honey the powerful health benefits and unbelievably intense flavor. We test each batch in our certified UMF laboratory so that you know the product is perfect and pure .