What does Manuka Honey do to bacteria exactly?

What does Manuka Honey do to bacteria exactly?

March 17 2020
There are lots of articles out there that talk about how great Manuka honey is for wound care and how it can kill different bacteria but unless you have a science degree or a keen interest in how bacteria works its pretty difficult to understand how it actually does this. 

2015 Flavor of the Year- Honey

October 14 2015
Firmenich names Honey 2015 “Flavor of the Year.” Pacific Resources is exited honey has been named flavor of the year. “Beyond taste, honey has a multitude of functional benefits for both cooking and baking. Honey attracts and holds moisture, enhancing freshness and shelf-life, and it acts as a binder and thickener for sauces, dressings and marinades. Honey… More 2015 Flavor of the Year- Honey

Tiny World of Bees; Royal Jelly and Type 2 Diabetes

October 4 2015
The tiny world of bees is a place where all kinds of magical things take place. Not only do they create honey, bee pollen and royal jelly not so ceremoniously called “bee spit” they also help maintain our ecosystems through pollination. Royal jelly is made to feed all of the bee larva in the hive… More Tiny World of Bees; Royal Jelly and Type 2 Diabetes

Flapjacks – Oats and Honey

September 10 2015
My kids love this delicious and super easy recipe, its perfect for their lunchboxes. Made with our amazing New Zealand Tawari honey, it has the perfect consistency and adds a subtle taste of honey to the bars. Why not try it for yourself? Ingredients: 3/4 cup of unsalted butter 1 cup of brown sugar 1/2cup… More Flapjacks – Oats and Honey

Pre and Probiotics

August 7 2015
We have always heard that bacteria can be harmful to our bodies, but did you know that our digestive system is loaded with bacteria? The bacteria break-down food and help regulate our immune system. Gram for gram we are more bacteria than human cells. In this modern age, good bacteria in our gut are under… More Pre and Probiotics

Honey On tap!

August 5 2015
Tired of being stung by bees to enjoy their honey? Well Stuart and Cedar Anderson a father and son team have built a new invention! A hive where you simply turn the nozzle on and out comes your Honey! Click the link below and see how their new invention works! Never a dull moment in the… More Honey On tap!

Manuka Honey Popcorn

July 2 2015
Make your 4th of July POP with this fun and healthy Manuka Honey Popcorn the entire family will love! Yield: 16, 1-cup servings (if 3 batches are made) Ingredients 1 tbsp canola or vegetable oil 3 to 4 tbsp Manuka Honey (Try with our Manuka Honey Bio Active 5+) approximately 1/8 tsp gel food coloring… More Manuka Honey Popcorn

New Zealand Honey tasting!

January 30 2015
You may have been wine tasting, beer tasting or even cheese tasting…but have you ever been Honey tasting? Here we at Pacific Resources, shoppri.com, are going to try and take you on a virtual New Zealand honey tasting journey to help you discover New Zealand’s diverse and unique honey flavors that are available to you… More New Zealand Honey tasting!

Honey Mask

January 16 2015
Slightly sticky but worth the effort…..try the most simple face mask out there….honey Honey Mask: Honey alone can be used as a mask and is effective in curing acne by cleansing your pores and not letting microbes grow, due to its antimicrobial properties. Additionally, the waxy part of honey helps keep the skin soft, smooth… More Honey Mask

PRI in 2015

January 16 2015
Words from our Director and Founder David Noll….. Clean is the seen in pristine New Zealand. As consumer demand continues to increase for high quality healthy gourmet products, New Zealand continues to answer the call with products found nowhere else in the world. Pacific Resources International after 30 years of importing exclusive New Zealand products… More PRI in 2015

Manuka Honey in the Fight against Canker Sores

January 9 2015
I should have thought and or known, as I have grown up using Manuka honey for scrapes and cuts, enjoying it on toast or in my tea as well as taking the higher level activity Manuka Honey to help fight off colds and flu, but never once did I think to apply Manuka Honey to Canker sores!… More Manuka Honey in the Fight against Canker Sores

New Year’s Healthy Start!

January 1 2015
Try this great recipe to start your New Years’ off in the yummiest, healthy way! HONEY GARLIC CHICKEN WINGS PREP TIME: 5 mins COOK TIME: 45 mins TOTAL TIME:50 mins Author: Jo Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 pounds chicken wings, rinsed and pat dry ¼ cup water 1 tbsp molasses 3 tbsp honey (try with our… More New Year’s Healthy Start!

Strawberry Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinegar Reduction

December 26 2014
Light and bright! This delicious Salad will start or end any meal with its great balance of sweet and tangy! Strawberry Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinegar Reduction By Honey.com Ingredients: For the Balsamic Reduction • 1 cup – balsamic vinegar • ¼ cup – Honey (Try with our Multiflora Honey or Manuka Blend) For the… More Strawberry Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinegar Reduction

Dark Chocolate Manuka Honey Mints!

December 22 2014
Are you still searching for inspiration for the holidays, then look no further than our delicious Dark Chocolate Manuka Honey Mints. An ideal after dinner mint as well as a great stocking stuffer. A delicious treat that’s good for you too…. dark chocolate manuka honey mints. The chocolates are made by wrapping dark chocolate around the finest New Zealand… More Dark Chocolate Manuka Honey Mints!

Honey and Cinnamon Christmas Trees

December 19 2014
Christmas cookies…yes please!                                            … More Honey and Cinnamon Christmas Trees

German Honey Cakes (Lebkuchen)

December 14 2014
Similar to gingerbread, Lebkuchen(A German biscuit) is easy to make and a delicious Christmas treat! German Honey Cakes: Yields: 3 dozen bars Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 20 min Ingredients: 5 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt( Try with our New Zealand Pacific Sea Salt) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground… More German Honey Cakes (Lebkuchen)

Manuka Honey and Charcoal Mask

December 12 2014
Manuka Honey and Charcoal Mask Ingrediants: 1 TBSP Activated Charcoal Powder 1 TBSP Manuka Honey UMF 15+ , also works well with our Bio Active Range of Manuka honey 1 TBSP Greek Yogurt Directions: -Mix all of your ingredients together until they are well blended. -Cleanse face before applying mask…then apply evenly to your whole… More Manuka Honey and Charcoal Mask

Manuka Honey cheesecake with Raspberries

December 3 2014
The best way to end a big holiday meal…..raspberry cheesecake with the digestive help of Manuka Honey! This is one of our favorites here at Pacific Resources! Ingredients: 4 lemon shortbread biscuits (about 85g) 140g full fat soft cheese 50ml double cream 1 tbsp caster sugar 2 tbsp Manuka honey, plus 1 tsp extra (… More Manuka Honey cheesecake with Raspberries

Raw Honey VS Processed Honey

November 28 2014
Have you ever stopped to think about the difference between Raw and non-raw honey? We at Pacific Resources believe that this difference is monumental! Processing honey not only affects the basic taste and look of honey but also takes away the nutrition value that you get from eating raw honey.  Raw natural honey is best… More Raw Honey VS Processed Honey

Rustic Homemade Marshmallows W/Honey

November 21 2014
Ready for a delightfully yummy holiday treat?? We found this must try recipe for the season, rustic homemade marshmallows with honey! A truly delicious treat that is particularly yummy when made with our all natural pacific sea salt and New Zealand Blue Borge or Tawari Honey. If you love the taste of our New Zealand Manuka Honey… More Rustic Homemade Marshmallows W/Honey

Agave better than Raw Honey…..not this time!

November 21 2014
Sweeteners……the choice these days can be overwhelming. Which is best…less calories…lowest glycemic index…how can we know for sure what is best for our bodies? We at Pacific Resources, www.shoppri.com are taking the time to try and help with this when it comes deciding between the popular Agave sweetener versus using raw natural Honey. Our bodies… More Agave better than Raw Honey…..not this time!

Spicy Roast Turkey Breast with Honey Butter Glaze

November 7 2014
Are you ready for Thanksgiving? We have found the perfect reciepe if you want to try something new this year! by The Hungry Mouse Ingredients: Turkey breast 3 lb. boneless turkey breast, skin on Spicy butter rub 8 Tbls. butter 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder 1 tsp. white pepper 1 tsp. ground… More Spicy Roast Turkey Breast with Honey Butter Glaze