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Maungatautiri Mountain Reforestation project

Maungatautiri Mountain Reforestation, Part 1: Planting NZ Native Trees

At Forest Maker Honey, our mission is centred around restoring native forests. One reforestation project we’re proud to have been involved in and share with you is taking place at Maungatautiri Mountain. With 3000 trees donated from Forest Maker Honey to the project, we want to extend a big thank you to everyone supporting us …

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The Importance of MGO in honey

MGO in Manuka honey stands for Methylglyoxal, a naturally occurring chemical compound attributed to the antibacterial properties for which Manuka honey is so well-known. All honey has some naturally occurring antibacterial qualities, called peroxide activity. Manuka Honey has additional antimicrobial activity, above and beyond what is present other raw honey types. This additional antimicrobial activity is …

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