New Zealand is about the only country in the world that produces Manuka Honey. Manuka honey is produced by honeybees gathering the nectar of native Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium), which grows uncultivated throughout the country. This organic Manuka is organically certified by AsureQuality Organic Standard.
To be certified organic, this honey must meet the following requirements:
Honey cannot be subjected to heat processing above 40°C and only warmed to a temperature enough for flow.
Hives are located in remote areas and are never closer than 3km from any intensive farming.
Laboratory testing does not indicate the presence of any harmful chemicals.
Hives are constructed from environmental friendly materials.