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What does Manuka Honey do to bacteria exactly?

What does Manuka Honey do to bacteria exactly?

14 days ago
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. 
What is Methylglyoxol?

What is Methylglyoxol?

March 5 2020
Methylglyoxol (MG) is found in a range of food products including wine, beer, roasted coffee, bre...

Manuka Honey Whole-Wheat Sourdough Ciabatta Bread

June 24 2016
Nothing compares to the taste of freshly baked homemade bread. The Manuka Honey Whole-Wheat Sourdough Ciabatta bread is a unique and tasty way to bake with Manuka Honey! Give this delicious recipe a try with Manuka Honey 10+. Makes one medium loaf; double the recipe for a large loaf. Ingredients 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup… More Manuka Honey Whole-Wheat Sourdough Ciabatta Bread

Salted Manuka Honey Caramels

June 8 2016
Salted Manuka Honey Caramels– Sweet treats that are good for you! Pacific Resources is excited to introduce a new treat to the PRI Manuka Honey Candies, The Salted Manuka Honey Caramels. These salted caramels are the only caramels made with Manuka Honey and Pacific Sea Salt harvested from the clean oceans surrounding New Zealand. PRI’s mouthwatering… More Salted Manuka Honey Caramels

Manuka Honey Hand Creams

April 1 2016
PRI’s collection of Manuka Honey Hand Creams include Simply Manuka, Manuka Cool Citrus, and Manuka Tropical Coconut and Lime. PRI hand creams are made with New Zealand Manuka Honey. Manuka Honey is known for its natural healing and antibacterial properties that assist in nourishing the skin. Natural ingredients such as Exotic Botanicals and Manuka Honey are… More Manuka Honey Hand Creams

Propolis Soap with Manuka Honey and Tea Tree Oil

March 16 2016
PRI Propolis Soap with Manuka Honey and Tea Tree Oil is a soft, luxurious rich cleansing soap offering the benefits of Propolis, Manuka Oil and Raw Manuka Honey.Propolis Soap takes care of unwanted bacteria on the surface which is the cause of many skin infections. This unique all natural soap is used for face, hands and… More Propolis Soap with Manuka Honey and Tea Tree Oil

Nectar Balm with Manuka Honey & Bee Venom Cream

March 4 2016
Nectar Balm with Manuka Honey and Bee Venom was developed for the external application on aches, pains and bruises. With its soft texture it can be gently massaged over tender areas that may be swollen due to sprains and strains. It can even help alleviate arthritic joint pain! Nectar Balm is composed of Nectar Ease, essential… More Nectar Balm with Manuka Honey & Bee Venom Cream

Clover Honey, Manuka’s Understudy

March 1 2016
Manuka gets alot of press but what about all of the other raw honeys’s out there? All raw honey (honey not heated over 95F, hive temperature) contains anti microbial activity! However, the antioxidant and anti microbial potential of honeys varies according to their floral sources and environment giving rise to a wide variety of potentially… More Clover Honey, Manuka’s Understudy

Why You Should Be Eating More Honey

January 19 2016
Honey is a great source for many healthy benefits. Here are 6 great reasons why you should be eating more honey! Alleviate Allergies Increase Athletic Performance Help you Sleep Fight Infections Treat Dandruff Treat Wounds 1. Honey can help reduce the symptoms of seasonal allergies. Natural raw honey contains small amounts of pollen and after… More Why You Should Be Eating More Honey

The Many Colors of Propolis: The Tiny World of Bees

October 28 2015
Brown, red and green these are the colors of propolis. But what is this Propolis you ask? Propolis is a resin like substance that is collected by bees from poplar and cone bearing trees and is mixed with beeswax and salivary enzymes. The bees use propolis for protecting the hive against microorganisms, predators, and temperature… More The Many Colors of Propolis: The Tiny World of Bees

Honey Nature’s Energy Food

October 27 2015
Honey… Natural Energy  When you are running low on energy, you tend to choose caffeinated drinks that give you the quick burst of energy your body needs to stay awake and focused. Instead of drinking sugary energy drinks, why not try an all-natural energy source? Honey is a source of carbohydrates, providing 17 grams per tablespoon,… More Honey Nature’s Energy Food

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

Manuka Honey expert Dr. Peter Molan dies

October 1 2015
“His honey work was his passion in life” This is a great loss for the Manuka Honey industry. The man who uncovered the power of Manuka honey has died. Dr. Peter Molan, “The Father of Manuka Honey,” died on September 16, at the age of 71. Pacific Resources International wants to take the time to remember… More Manuka Honey expert Dr. Peter Molan dies

Bee Aware Month 2015

September 29 2015
September is bee awareness month and we have the perfect way to keep them buzzing. We need bees more than you might think. Bees pollinate one third of the food we eat, and life would be a struggle without them. It’s a two-way street, bees need us to plant food they can eat, to keep them… More Bee Aware Month 2015

China’s Demand for Manuka Honey

September 1 2015
The popularity of Manuka Honey has reached new levels for the native New Zealand honey. Manuka Honey has become a favorite in China. China’s high demand for Manuka Honey is driving up the production for the Manuka Honey industry. According to Justin Bergman, “When Peter Molan, a now-retired scientist and academic in New Zealand, began researching the… More China’s Demand for Manuka Honey

Blueberry, Feta and Honey Naan Pizza

August 11 2015
Try this surprising combination of flavors with fresh summer ingredients on this naan bread pizza. Yield: makes 2 naan pizzas. Prep Time: 5 minutes  Cook Time: 15 minutes  Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 2 naan flatbreads 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup thinly sliced red onion New Zealand Sea Salt pinch red pepper flakes 2… More Blueberry, Feta and Honey Naan Pizza

Manuka Honey Could Halt Growth of Cancer Cells

August 11 2015
For many years Manuka Honey has been known for its antibacterial properties, but its properties have never been studied for cancer research. Until now, UAE University conducted an over five year study where they researched the effects of cancer cells when they were tested with Manuka Honey. A UAE University official said, “Though the honey,… More Manuka Honey Could Halt Growth of Cancer Cells

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

Raspberry and Manuka Honey Goat Cheese Bruschetta

July 21 2015
This sweet and savory Manuka Honey and goat cheese bruschetta is the perfect appetizer for any meal! Prep Time: 10mins           Cook Time: 8mins Ingredients Loaf of French bread, sliced into 16 ½ inch slices 1 8 oz package of raspberries 4 ounce package of goat cheese Raspberry Jam Manuka Honey… More Raspberry and Manuka Honey Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Mossop’s Honey Shoppe

July 17 2015
Mossop’s Honey is a leading Manuka Honey producer form New Zealand. “The owners Neil & Wendy are involved in all aspects of honey production, giving them control over the quality and flavor of the honey, ‘From the hive to the Honey Pot.’” Watch to learn more about them.  Filed under: News Tagged: manuka honey, mossop's honey,… More Mossop’s Honey Shoppe

Beekeepers battling for the best hive sites as competition ramps up

July 16 2015
The competition for Manuka Honey is greater than ever. Many forestry companies and farmers are charging beekeepers resulting in competition for beehive sites. According to stuff.com.nz, “Nelson city councilors found out that the Department of Conservation had pumped up its prices from $6 a hive to $15 for standard hives and $50 for those areas… More Beekeepers battling for the best hive sites as competition ramps up

Buttermilk and Honey Chicken Kabobs

July 16 2015
Enjoy grilling this summer with this delicious Buttermilk and Honey Chicken Kabob recipe! Ingredients 1/4 cup hot sauce 1/4 cup tomato paste 3 tablespoons honey (Try with our Multiflora Honey and our Manuka Bio Active 5+) 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 small sweet onion, grated 6 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 2 1/4… More Buttermilk and Honey Chicken Kabobs

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

Only the highest quality!

February 20 2015
Carefully selected, we strive to bring the highest quality New Zealand products to your door! Pacific Resources only works direct with beekeepers that have been in the bee keeping business for at least three generations and have shown the desire to give the bees the very best sustainable resources to stay happy and healthy. These… More Only the highest quality!

Peanut Butter Manuka Honey Yogurt Dip

January 29 2015
Here’s a little something to keep you going at work or for an at home snack! Though you may have to hide it from the kids! Also a great aid to digestion with the powerful combination of Yogurt and our New Zealand Manuka Honey Blend. Peanut Butter Manuka Honey Yogurt Dip by Shoppri Yield: Serves… More Peanut Butter Manuka Honey Yogurt Dip

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

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

Manuka Honey Applesauce Cake 

November 30 2014
Ingredients: 1/3 cup – Butter 3/4 cup – Manuka Honey [or] Rewarewa Honey 1 – Egg Beaten 2 cups – Flour 1/4 tsp. – Ground Cloves 1/2 tsp. – Ground Nutmeg 1/2 tsp. – Ground Cinnamon 1/4 tsp. – Fine Sea Salt  1 tsp. – Baking Soda 1 cup – Cold Unsweetened Applesauce 1 cup… More Manuka Honey Applesauce Cake 

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