UMF® stands for ‘Unique Manuka Factor’, a measure of the unique type of activity which is naturally present at varying levels in honey made from the nectar of the Manuka tree, native to New Zealand. The higher the UMF number (Unique Manuka Factor) the higher the concentration of unique antibacterial phenols.
Comvita® UMF® 5+ Manuka Honey is premium quality honey with a distinctive flavour that is produced in New Zealand. Manuka Honey contains unique plant phenols naturally present at varying levels in honey made from the nectar of the Manuka bush (Leptospermum scoparium), native to New Zealand.
With its unique properties, Manuka Honey (Leptospermum scoparium) has become one of the most respected and researched honeys in the world. The UMF® Honey Association Quality Mark provides assurance that the key signature compounds are present in Comvita Manuka Honey products.
Comvita® is the world’s largest manufacturer of premium quality UMF® Manuka Honey. Comvita® UMF® 5+ Manuka Honey is guaranteed to contain the three unique compounds of genuine Manuka Honey (MGO, Leptospermum, DHA). Please see www.umf.org.nz for further information. Comvita UMF® Grade Manuka Honey is tested and guaranteed to the stated UMF level in every batch.
Derived from the Manuka bush, Comvita's UMF Manuka honey is known and used daily for its many powerful health benefits, including that it can support DIGESTIVE HEALTH, SUPPORT RESPIRATORY SYSTEM, and can aid in the RELIEF OF COUGHS AND SOOTHING THE THROAT. As one of nature's finest superfoods containing unique plant phenols, Comvita UMF Manuka honey is a great natural energy source for your daily nutritional regime.
When it comes to UMF (stands for "Unique Manuka Factor") Honey there really is no comparison as Comvita is traceable from hive to shelf. Every single batch of Comvita UMF Manuka Honey is independently analyzed and certified for quality, purity and authenticity by the UMF Honey Association. The UMF number indicates the level of the unique Manuka properties within the honey. Unlike other Manuka honeys with questionable activity levels (these include "Active", "Bio-Active", "15+", "MGO", or "KFactor"), only the UMF testing process measures all these signature compounds, Leptosperin, DHA and Methlyglyoxal, that together indicate high quality, authentic Manuka honey.
Manuka honey, revered for its powerful health benefits is best consumed daily. Most consumers reap enjoy its delicious, sweet nectar taste eating by the tablespoon, or spread on crackers or toast, drizzled on granola or yogurt, or with tea. When you feel yourself starting to come down with something definitely increase your intake, as Manuka honey can act as a powerful defense.
New Zealand Manuka honey has long been valued for its health-maintaining benefits. Our beekeepers are the world's leading experts in the honey crop quality, understanding the value of utmost purity. We invite you to reconnect with the natural intelligence of the hive.