A combination of five attributes, being four chemicals and 1 DNA marker from Manuka pollen, is required to authenticate monofloral and multifloral manuka honey according to the Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand (MPI).
To meet this regulation, Fera’s food authenticity and profiling experts conduct the analysis required to highlight the presence, and measure the concentrations of these attributes.
This test looks only at the MPI 4 chemical markers. This test measures the concentration of the following compounds that are found in genuine manuka honey:
This method is accredited to the internationally recognised ISO17025 standard under flexible scope.
For more information on MPI’s Manuka labelling requirements, and the science programme they have undertaken when developing them, visit their website here.
Standard Turnaround Time
|15 working days|
LOD (limit of detection)
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