People and bees are at the heart of Arataki Honey. From the extraction and packing of delicious honey through to the exporting of live bees and pollination of New Zealand's valuable horticultural industry.
The Arataki Honey story began with a willingness to help out a neighbour.
Arataki Honey® is New Zealand's most popular Honey brand.
The UMF® (Unique Manuka Factor) trademark was established by the Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association (UMFHA). The UMF® grading system appraises natural markers found in Manuka Honey, and assures purity & quality. Not all Manuka Honeys are UMF® rated – only those which have been independently tested and verified by UMFHA are given a UMF® rating. For more information visit www.umf.org.nz.
The UMF® grading system has two components which are expressed on any UMF® licenced honey product: 1. The label claim that it is Genuine Manuka, 2. The number - This represents the unique signature compounds characteristic of this honey which ensure purity and quality. These include: the key markers of Leptosperin, DHA and Methylglyoxal. For more information visit www.umf.org.nz/grading-system-explained.
Propolis is created by honeybees from the natural botanical resin produced by trees as part of their defence system. The honeybees collect the resin, mix in enzymes and beeswax, and use it as one of nature's most amazing defence systems to protect the hive.
Yes, all Arataki Honey Propolis is 100% New Zealand Origin Propolis
New Zealand Propolis contains high levels of bioflavonoids, with well known antioxidant properties. Propolis can help to support and maintain a healthy immune system.