Mossop’s UMF® Manuka honey is a monofloral honey sourced from the Manuka shrub (Leptospermum scoparium)throughout various areas of the North Island.
The Manuka flower produces nectar with characteristic and unique signature compounds. It is widely recognized and highly sought after by consumers and has a substantial body of research behind it.
The UMF® Honey Association has a world-leading science program that is focused on identifying the unique signature compounds of genuine Manuka honey, as a way of safeguarding consumers and the industry.
Manuka honey is highly valued by the consumer and those that are licensed to use the quality mark. The UMF® quality mark is registered in all key consumer markets.
The UMF® grading system has two components, which are expresses on any UMF honey product:
The Label – the label claim that it is genuine UMF® Manuka honey.
The Number – this represents the unique signature compounds characteristic of this honey, which ensure purity and quality. These include: the key markers of Leptosperin, DHA and Methylglyoxal.
Each batch of Mossop’s UMF® Manuka Honey has been laboratory tested to ensure the presence of the UMF® Manuka honey. Mossop's UMF® Manuka Honeys are extracted and dispatched from our premises in a natural state that containsno added Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) or Methylglyoxal (MG).
Mossop’s Honey are qualified and accredited to display the UMF® mark on UMF® Manuka honey products. Look for the quality mark and our License Number 1021 on our products to ensure you are buying genuine Mossop’s UMF® Manuka honey.