UMF Registered Quality Trustmark

What is UMF?

UMF stands for Unique Manuka Factor.  The UMF grading system appraises signature markers found in Manuka honey to assess quality, purity and authenticity.


How does the UMF grade work?

The Manuka flower produces nectar with characteristic and unique signature compounds.  The three key markers that need to be identified in order for a Manuka honey to receive a UMF grading pce ship repair san diego Leptosperin, DHA and Methylglyoxal (MG).  The higher the concentration of these key markers the higher the grade.


How do I know what I am purchasing is authentic?

The UMF Honey Association has achieved this by introducing the UMF quality trademark and rating system.

The official UMF logo helps consumers identify genuine UMF Manuka Honey.


Only the UMF® testing process measures all three signature compounds that together indicate high quality, authentic Manuka honey – while other systems measure only one or two. This process gives you a much more comprehensive and assured view of what’s in your honey.  Look for the UMF logo on your product and visit the UMFHA website to see a list of members.