UMF stands for Unique Manuka Factor, UMF is the only manuka honey grading system that is licensed and audited to verify the honey is true-to-label UMF is a revered mark of quality protecting your rights as a consumer
As a result of the high premium paid for mānuka honey, an increasing number of products now labelled as such worldwide are counterfeit or adulterated .
According to research by UMFHA, the main trade association of New Zealand mānuka honey producers, whereas 1,700 tons of mānuka honey are made there annually representing almost all the world’s production, some 10,000 tons of produce is being sold internationally as mānuka honey.
UMF appoint independent auditors to regularly check and analyse samples from the marketplace. This helps protect consumers from counterfeit products. Aoraki Peak Manuka Honey guarantee the authenticity of our manuka honey by adhering to stringent UMF standard. we are UMF certified member with license no #3006