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.
The eagle eyed honey lovers among you will soon start to notice our new boxes and jars. Truth is, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to meet some stringent extra standards. All part of making sure people can really trust that our high MGO rated Mānuka honey is exactly what we say on the…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
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
As well as getting eight hours a night, getting regular exercise and eating a healthy, balanced diet, we try to take a teaspoon of high MGO rated Mānuka honey every day. But to change things up a bit, sometimes it’s nice to incorporate that honey into our everyday recipes. And what better time to do…Read More
It’s not just our stripy little friends with an indomitable spirit and indefatigable work ethic. Our team of intrepid beekeepers and ingenious honey makers work pretty hard too. Here’s a peek behind the scenes at what they managed to tick off their to do list this month. Brr, it’s cold, shut the door! During…Read More