What is the difference between Manuka honey 12 and 16?

“We measure concentrations of pollen count to determine the difference between Wedderspoon KFactor 12 and KFactor 16 manuka honeys. KFactor 16 guarantees higher than 75% manuka pollen count. Manuka honey’s antibacterial potency is directly proportional to the level of MG.

Is higher UMF better?

Manuka honey is graded using a system called the Unique Manuka Factor (UMF). That number can range from UMF 5+ to UMF 20+. The higher the UMF rating, the more antibacterial activity Manuka honey has — and the more potent it is.

Which is the best Manuka honey UK?

The best manuka honey from £18

  1. Comvita Manuka Honey UMF 10+ Price: £30 | Buy now from Comvita.
  2. Tiptree Manuka Honey 10+ Price: £54 | Buy now from Amazon.
  3. Steens 15+ UMF Manuka Honey.
  4. Sainsbury’s Manuka Honey 10+
  5. Cartwright & Butler’s Manuka Honey 10+
  6. Tahi Manuka Honey: Best luxury manuka honey.

Which Manuka honey is best UK?

Is Rowse Manuka honey authentic?

Rowse Manuka Honeys are guaranteed 100% pure and authentic. Check out our Manuka page to learn more about our pledge to ensure you get value for money and to protect the authenticity of this much loved product.

Is UMF better than MGO?

Is UMF or MGO better? Because UMF is a complete, advanced grading system, it is a purer indicator; but MGO is simpler and more straightforward to test. Therefore, you cannot say one is more reliable than another.

Is Aldi Manuka honey genuine?

The company says: “We use the word ‘active’ as genuine manuka honey, such as Aldi’s, must contain pollen from the manuka bush, which is only found in New Zealand,” says Giles Hurley, MD of corporate buying at Aldi.

Which manuka honey is best?

Kiva Raw is the best manuka honey if you are looking for value. What we mean by value is it is it definitely not the strongest commercial grade manuka honey out there (we give that honor to Manukora), but also it is not the most expensive.

Where to buy manuka honey locally?

Manuka honey can be purchased from a wide range of places. You can find it at speciality stores in your city, or at most big box grocery & department stores. If you don’t have a store nearby, you can purchase manuka honey directly from specialty store websites, websites that sell health care products,…

What does MgO stand for in Manuka honey?

MGO (or MG) stands for methylglyoxal which is the main biologically active antibacterial element in manuka honeys, responsible for their excellent health benefits. MGO is basically the unique manuka factor, the element that makes this particular honey superior to all others.