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UMF™ 10+ / MGO™ 263+ Manuka Honey 500g

$70.00 $65.00

  • Ingredients: 100% premium pure raw New Zealand manuka honey
  • Weight: 500g
  • UMF: 5+
  • MGO: 83+
  • Suggested Dose: 1-3 Tablespoons as required. Take directly or spread on your favourite food. Warm to soften, refrigerate to harden.
  • Storage: Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Safety Information: Not suitable for infants under 12 months old. Do not use if cap seal is broken. In wintertime or cold climate, some crystallisation may occur. This is natural. It does not affect its taste or quality.

 

**WARNING: This product will NOT be accepted into Western Australia (WA) by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) (WA). Please check import conditions with the DPIRD before purchasing bee products if you are in Western Australia.

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About UMF™ & MGO™

If you have been trying to assess the strength of Manuka Honey products, you may have noticed two different labels on the honey containers: one is UMF, the other is MGO.

This PORRO UMF™ 10+ / MGO™ 263+ Manuka Honey is certified to contain at least UMF™ 10 of Leptosperin / 263mg/kg of methylglyoxal, a naturally occurring compound found in significant quantities in manuka honey.

What is UMF

UMF stands for ‘Unique Manuka Factor’ and it is an internationally registered trademark that can be used only by licensed users who meet set criteria which include auditing and monitoring to ensure the product is natural, unadulterated, Manuka honey that has the unique non-peroxide antibacterial activity and is true-to-label claim.

Manuka Honey is independently tested in an accredited laboratory for its antibacterial UMF®. The UMF rating system was developed to measure the activity level of Manuka Honeys. The ideal UMF rating varies depending on your purpose.

Rather than measuring the methylglyoxal content like the MGO methodology, the UMF rating actually tests the antibacterial performance of a honey and compares it to phenol, a disinfectant.

What is MGO

Methylglyoxal is a compound found in the pollen of the Manuka tree’s flowers. MGO ratings refer to the level of Methylglyoxal in the honey.

Methylglyoxal is a marker of Manuka honey but it does not cause the non-peroxide activity. The higher the MGO™ rating in Manuka honey the higher the level of anti-bacterial activity in the honey.

Summary of UMF and MGO Manuka Honey

UMF and MGO ratings are both used to indicate the antibacterial strength of Manuka Honey in different ways, however there is a relationship between the level of Methylglyoxal and the Non Perocide Activity (as measured by the UMF).

Table of UMF and MGO comparison:

UMF RATING MGO*
UMF 5+ 83
UMF 6+ 112
UMF 7+ 145
UMF 8+ 182
UMF 9+ 220
UMF 10+ 263
UMF 11+ 308
UMF 12+ 354
UMF 13+ 406
UMF 14+ 459
UMF 15+ 514
UMF 16+ 573
UMF 17+ 633
UMF 18+ 692
UMF 19+ 762
UMF 20+ 829

**For Reference ONLY

Source: https://www.umf.org.nz/grading-system-explained/

Additional information

PORRO Manuka Honey

PORRO is a premium brand of ultimate quality manuka honey from New Zealand.
We proudly guarantee that all PORRO Manuka Honey is 100% harvested, tested, certified, labelled and packed in New Zealand to meet the highest standard.
Sourced directly from our own beehives in the remote manuka bush of New Zealand, from which bees gather nectar and pollen.
Every PORRO Manuka Honey is marked with both UMF™ and MGO™ grading system to ensure purity & quality. PORRO Manuka Honey has a uniquely rich complex flavour and a distinctly smooth, creamy, velvety amber colour texture with slight nutty smell.
Enjoy premium PORRO Manuka Honey daily as part of a healthy, balanced diet!

1 review for UMF™ 10+ / MGO™ 263+ Manuka Honey 500g

  1. James

    I bought it as a gift for my dad. He loved it!

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