Posts tagged "Australian Manuka Honey"

Mānuka battle: Federal funding for Australian campaign

[15 March/Radio NZ] The recently established Australian Manuka Honey Association was given $165,000 to push, promote and market its honey. John Rawcliffe from the Mānuka Honey Appellation Society wanted to stop Australia from profiting on New Zealand mānuka honey market and questioned why the federal government was helping to fund this. He emphasised that the...

Aussie honey makers fight to stop Kiwi Manuka trademark

[19 December/NZ Herald] The Australian Manuka Honey Association says that they will fight the granting of a trademark for Manuka honey to kiwi producers by UK authorities. The Australian’s argue that they have been producing manuka honey naturally since records began in the 1800’s and that given they have been unable to take part in...