Is your honey glyphosate free?

Absolutely! Our honey is certified Glyphosate Residue Free, Non-GMO, and antibiotic-free. It is sourced from remote corners of NZ, far from agriculture and sprays.


How does Whanuka differ from other Mānuka brands?

Methylglyoxal (MGO) is the extraordinary antibacterial force within Mānuka honey. A higher MGO value signifies heightened antibacterial prowess, reflecting an abundance of other beneficial compounds. Monitoring MGO levels ensures authenticity and unrivaled quality, translating to enhanced potency and a more profound, luxurious flavor.

Where does your Mānuka honey come from?

Whanuka Mānuka Honey is from remote regions of New Zealand, sourced from “the golden triangle” between Northland, Taranaki, and the East Cape, known for the most active Mānuka nectar. Traceable to source, every jar instills trust.

Is your Mānuka honey pasteurized/processed?

Our raw Mānuka honey is untouched by pasteurization, preserving its beneficial compounds. Ethical beekeeping renders pasteurization unnecessary, ensuring high-quality honey with raw, carefully strained texture.

What is our “Creamy Caramel Guarantee”?

Our raw Mānuka, subject to natural variation, guarantees a delightful creamy texture with our traditional harvest and creaming process. If not, we replace it!


How do I use Mānuka honey?

Enjoy Mānuka Honey straight from the spoon, in warm drinks, or as a culinary addition. Rich and caramel-like, it pairs perfectly with diverse foods and beverages.

How much Mānuka should I take each day?

A daily serving of 1-3 heaped teaspoons offers wellness benefits. Adjust consumption according to preferences, especially when replacing refined sugars.

What benefits can I expect from taking Mānuka?

Mānuka honey, rich in bioactive compounds, supports immune health, aids digestion, and provides natural energy. Tailored advice is available through a quiz to determine your MGO grade.


How do I look after my Mānuka?

Store in a cool, dry place to maintain its raw goodness. While not homogenized, expect variation batch by batch due to minimal processing.

Does Mānuka honey expire?

The best-by date refers to quality, not spoilage. Mānuka honey boasts a five-year shelf life, potentially longer with proper storage.

Can I heat it/put it in boiling water?

Raw Mānuka can be added to hot drinks but avoid high heat such as baking. Drizzle it on after heating.

Can infants eat Mānuka honey?

For safety, we advise against infants 12 months or younger consuming Mānuka honey.


Is your packaging glass or plastic?

Our MGO 85+, MGO 300+, MGO 500+, MGO 800+, and MGO 1000+ come in 100% recycled plastic (rPET), chosen consciously for environmental benefits.

Are your jars BPA free?

Yes, our honey jars are certified BPA free.

Allergic to bee stings?

Exercise caution, as Mānuka honey may contain traces of propolis. Seek professional medical advice if you have bee sting allergies before consumption.