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Testing for Authenticity - Protecting Your Rights as a Consumer

The UMF designation and rating is a highly sought-after and well-respected quality trademark

After the honey has been packed UMF Manuka Honey must undergo a number of tests to show it is natural, unadulterated Manuka Honey and that the grading claim on the label is true

This is the Official UMF Certificate verifying the authenticity of SummerGlow UMF16+ Manuka Honey, 250gm jar, batch 18959664:

1Testing to identify genuine Manuka Honey

2 Testing to show honey is not adulterated:

  • HMF increases when honey is heated
  • UMF Manuka Honey must have HMF below HMF40
  • SummerGlow UMF16+ Manuka Honey has a low HMF level HMF18 showing we do not damage our honey with heat or adulteration

Test results for SummerGlow UMF16+ Manuka Honey

Test results verify the authenticity of SummerGlow UMF16+ Manuka Honey - it is genuine natural, unadulterated Manuka Honey and is entitled to bear the quality mark UMF16+ The results for the honey we currently sell are as follows:

SummerGlow Apiaries Ltd are licensed to use the quality trademark Licence number 1001

More About UMF - A Quality Trademark Protecting Your Rights as a Consumer

SummerGlow UMF16+ Manuka Honey - UMF Licence Number 1001

  • Totally natural unadulterated New Zealand manuka honey
  • Complies with the rigorous standards of quality and purity set by the UMF Honey Association
  • Guaranteed to have very high grading and level of the qualities unique to manuka honey
  • Produced by SummerGlow Apiaries and sent daily directly to customers in NZ, UK, USA, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, worldwide
  • Direct to you from SummerGlow hives harvesting manuka honey from SummerGlow's own manuka-growing land

Make sure the honey you purchase is Genuine New Zealand UMF Manuka Honey

Look for the name UMF clearly stated on the front of the jarIt guarantees potency and purity.

Look for the number following the name UMF:

  • 5 - 9 is very low grade
  • 10 -15 is useful medium grade
  • 16+ and over is superior high grade

The UMF grading system appraises natural markers found in Manuka Honey, and assures purity and quality

Did you know Active Manuka Honey is not the same as Genuine UMF Manuka Honey? The special and unique property to which the research refers is not in most manuka honey, not even in most Active Manuka Honey Find out why here

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Checklist to Identify Genuine UMF Manuka Honey

Genuine UMF Manuka Honey must comply with all six of the following criteria:

Click here to see the test report for SummerGlow UMF16 + Manuka Honey 500gm jar

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The UMF Guarantee

The name UMF is a guarantee that the honey being sold is natural unadulterated manuka honey and has the special manuka property to at least the grading level indicated on the label