the true honey co. blog
Welcome to The True Honey Co. blog. It’s where to come to peek behind the scenes, meet our True Friends, get Manuka honey recipes, handy tips, musings and many other amusements. Grab a spoon and dig in. You can also sign up to get all this goodness thanks to the wonders of email.
However you celebrate the holidays, you may be thinking right now about how to make them a little bit special – while juggling all of life’s other bits and pieces that need to get done. Well, call us biased, but we think the best way to elevate a recipe to special status is to add…Read More
It’s a question we get asked a lot. “So, just why is Manuka honey so expensive?” We can’t speak for other Manuka honey producers, or comment on how they do things. But from our point of view, here are a few of the reasons why Manuka honey costs more than other honeys. Rare and precious…Read More
Born and raised in Wairoa, Sarah Munro studied sustainable development and travelled extensively in India, between roles working in environmental planning and sustainable business. She met her partner – in business and life – Adam, in Melbourne at a work Christmas Party, and they lived and worked in Japan before returning to New Zealand together.…Read More
With around 2.3 million visitors to Queenstown each year, there’s plenty to do for adrenaline junkies and winter sports fanatics. But what about those looking for a (ahem) more mellow buzz? Buzzstop owner and keen beekeeper Nick Cameron has a great suggestion. This winter has seen the launch of Buzzstop Honey Centre on Frankton’s Hansen Rd:…Read More
This month’s destination, the rugged, isolated Tararua region has strong winds, cold winters and high annual rainfall – making honey harvest here quite an adventure. And adventures are something more and more visitors are discovering in our little corner of the world. The Tararua District sits near the south-east corner of New Zealand’s North Island. Its main…Read More
The Central Plateau lies in the ‘middle bit’ of New Zealand’s North Island. And mighty Lake Taupo (New Zealand’s biggest lake) sits in there like a rather deep bellybutton. We love this month’s destination, and not just for the delicious high MGO rated honey our bees make around these parts. Turns out it’s a great…Read More