Quality Management

Honey New Zealand operates under extensive quality management programmes including Risk Management Programme (RMP).

Honey New Zealand has a registered Risk Management Programme with NZFSA.

Since 1st July 2006 all manufacturers who store, process or pack bee products for export must have a registered RMP to be eligible for export certification. A RMP is designed to identify, control, manage, eliminate or minimise hazards to ensure the product is fit for its intended use. A registered RMP is a legal document, binding on the business it relates to. RMP implementation is verified at regular intervals by independent verifiers.

Approved Certification

Honey New Zealand products are produced under the following approved certification:

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UMFHA
– Honey New Zealand is a licensed member of UMFHA (Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association). Licence Number: 1043

UMF® is a registered trademark of UMFHA and can be used only by licensed users who meet set criteria, which include regular monitoring and auditing of the quality of the honey.

The UMF® grading system appraises natural markers found in Manuka honey and assures purity and quality. See www.umf.org.nz