Manuka Honey 800+ mgo from Honey Paihia - What do the numbers mean?
The numbers on a label of Honey Paihia manuka honey 800+ mgo are basically a measurement of purity of the nectar that our bees made the manuka honey 800+ from. The larger the number, which measures the special ingredient, methylglyoxal in milligrams per kilogram, the purer the manuka honey. There are a series of tests for manuka honey 800+ to pass before it can be called manuka honey when it is being exported from New Zealand. Generally when a manuka honey tests 250 and above for methylglyoxal in milligrams per kilogram of honey it is considered monofloral manuka honey, meaning it's from a single manuka honey nectar source. This scale can go from 25+ to 1200+ or in rare cases even more.
Manuka Honey 800+ mgo from Honey Paihia is authentic, pure and from New Zealand - guaranteed.
Honey Paihia manuka honey 800+ starts at a minimum of 800 milligrams of methlyglyoxal (MGO) per kilogram of honey. Honey Paihia manuka honey 800+ mgo is close to 20+ using the original NPA rating system. Honey Paihia gets our manuka honey 800+ mgo tested using infrared spectroscopy to measure the amount of methlyglyoxal (mgo) in the honey. With each purchase of Honey Paihia manuka honey 800+ mgo you can request the test results so you can be sure your purchase is authentic manuka honey 1000+ mgo.
How do you know the bees are collecting manuka honey 800+ mgo?
We do four things to make sure we are collecting manuka honey 800+ mgo.
We first make sure our hives are near lots of manuka trees which means there is more nectar for the bees to collect and make manuka honey 800+ mgo.
We harvest the manuka honey 800+ mgo in November in the Far North of New Zealand to make sure the manuka honey 800+ nectar doesn't mix with any other nectars from later in the season.
We taste test the manuka honey 800+ mgo to make sure the bees have bought in manuka nectar to make the manuka honey 800+. You can be assured, the honey is delicious.
We send our Honey Paihia manuka honey 800+ mgo away to Analytica Laboratories to get tested and gauranteed to be certified as high grade manuka honey 800+.
What does Honey Paihia manuka honey 800+ mgo taste like?
Honey Paihia manuka honey 800+ mgo has a flavour which is slightly medicinal tasting but still delicious. Some would say Honey Paihia manuka honey 800+ is perfect.
Honey Paihia Manuka Honey 800+ MGO has a methylglyoxal content of at least 800+ mg/kg (~20+). Honey Paihia Manuka Honey 800+ MGO is cold creamed meaning the honey is silky in texture and easy to use even if refrigerated. The taste is totally delicious. Our bees produce our manuka honey 800+ MGO in the Bay of Islands and Paihia area from the nectar of the manuka honey tree in the subtropical far north of New Zealand. Our manuka honey 800+ MGO is produced with minimal processing from the hive to you, the way it’s meant to be.