Friday, June 04, 2010

Manuka Honey Conflict Reportedly Resolved

Radio New Zealand, 6/4/2010

The manuka honey industry appears to have resolved a conflict over labelling and testing standards.

A national conference of the Bee Industry Group this week heard that honey producers and exporters are now working together to ensure supply and standard of manuka honey.

Manuka sells for a premium over other honey because of its unique antibacterial properties.

A dispute broke out last year over how that antibacterial activity should be measured and described...

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