Saturday, October 11, 2008

Tasmanian Leatherwood Honey High in Medicinal Properties

Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 9/10/2008

A Tasmanian leatherwood honey producer is about to start challenging New Zealand's honey industry for the top spot in the premium medicinal honey market.

Launceston company, Australian Honey Products, is testing its honey for medicinal properties, and managing director, Lindsay Bourke, says much of his leatherwood honey is proving to be better than New Zealand's manuka (mah-NOO-kuh).

Mr Bourke says he's been talking with buyers from all over the world at a major organic trade fair in Japan…

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