Manuka Honey 100+ MGO 500g

Manuka Honey made in New Zealand. 100% Pure and Natural, Active and Raw. Methylglyoxal Content Tested by Accredited Laboratories.

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Manuka honey is a special variety of honey with excellent properties. Its colour is orange-yellow and its texture is very dense and creamy. Its aroma is intense and its flavour is strong and decisive yet unmistakably sweet.

The manuka plant grows, above all, in New Zealand, but also in several regions of Australia. In New Zealand, there are vast hilly areas covered with manuka, which offers a suitable habitat for many animal species, including bees that, from the plant nectar, produce a honey with excellent capabilities.

Each lot of Manuka honey is individually tested by accredited laboratories to certify its Methylglyoxal classification, which indicates its concentration. Test results are available to guarantee an authentic and high-quality product as indicated on the label.

High-quality Manuka honey from the pristine areas of New Zealand, renowned for its unique taste and properties. Available in the following concentrations: MG 100+, MG 200+, MG 400+, 500+ and MG 800+.


Manuka Honey

100% Pure and Natural

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Active and Raw Manuka Honey

Manuka honey is a special variety of honey with excellent properties. Its colour is orange-yellow and its texture is very dense and creamy. Its aroma is intense and its flavour is strong and decisive yet unmistakably sweet.

Miele di Manuka NaturalePiù



Useful information

What is Manuka honey?

Manuka honey is a special variety of honey with excellent properties. Produced in New Zealand, it is particularly creamy and fragrant, with an intense orange colour! For almost twenty years, researchers tried to identify the mysterious unknown factor that makes Active Manuka Honey so extremely different from common honey.


A team of German food chemists from the Technical University of Dresden were finally able to identify methylglyoxal as the active ingredient giving manuka honey it its properties, which until then had been named UMF, or Unique Manuka Factor.

The origin of Manuka

The manuka plant grows, above all, in New Zealand, but also in several regions of Australia. Captain James Cook gave it the official botanical name of Leptospermum scoparium, because he thought its disorderly branches made the shrub look like a broom, or scopa in Latin. The manuka plant can grow to various heights, from 5 centimetres of cover crop to 15 metre tall tree, though it usually appears as shrub of a height between 2 and 5 metres. It is defined as a ’pioneer plant’, as it is often the first to colonize deforested areas.


For this reason, in New Zealand, there are vast hilly areas covered with manuka, offering lovely fragrant and sweeping blooms of white flowers. Manuka offers a suitable habitat for many animal species, including bees that, from the plant nectar, produce manuka honey with excellent properties. For this reason, beekeepers tend to place their beehives near to the plants in uncontaminated natural surroundings, in order to produce fine manuka honey.

UMF (Unique Manuka Factor)

For many years, scientists were unable to isolate the ingredient responsible for the properties of manuka honey. It was agreed to call this missing ingredient Unique Manuka Factor, or UMF. Its intensity of action was compared to the effectiveness of that of phenolic acid against various bacteria, and was classified, for example, as UMF10 if it proved as effective as a 10% phenol solution.


A plus sign (+) was added to indicate an even greater degree of effectiveness (e.g. UFM10+ or UFM20+). This form of grading was considered satisfactory for many years, even though there were no accurate and reproducible tests to indicate exactly the amount of active ingredient in a batch of manuka honey. Only thanks to the discoveries of a team of dedicated chemists was the Unique Manuka Factor finally identified as methylglyoxal.

What is Methylglyoxal?

A team of food chemists led by Thomas Henle at the Technical University of Dresden finally managed to identify the Unique Manuka Factor as the compound methylglyoxal. Methylglyoxal is the active ingredient in manuka honey responsible for its properties, and for differentiating it from any other honey in the world. The amount of methylglyoxal in a honey sample can now be determined as a precise percentage (e.g. 100mg of methylglyoxal in 1kg of honey).


The various types of manuka honey are graded in terms of quality by their concentrations of methylglyoxal, since manuka honeys with a similar appearance, consistency and taste can have a varying degree of effectiveness. High methylglyoxal values are NOT detectable on the basis of flavour alone. This is why chemical analysis is necessary.

Taste & Texture

Manuka honey has a very different taste and texture from the common honey we readily find marketed. It has an orange-yellow colour and dense and creamy texture, so that it melts slowly in hot drinks. Its aroma is intense and its flavour is strong and decisive yet unmistakably sweet.


High methylglyoxal grade are NOT detectable on the basis of flavour alone, and must be determined by chemical analysis, so it is always important to check the grading on labelling.

How to consume Manuka Honey?

Manuka honey is particularly sweet and delicious even in its purest form. However, if you are not a fan of its intense flavour but still want to take advantage of all its properties, you can add it to:

  • yoghurt, milk,
  • infusions and teas
  • as a sweetener,
  • spread it on bread, rusks and toast,
  • use it as a condiment for salads
  • as an ingredient in homemade biscuits, cakes and desserts,
  • milkshakes, smoothies and fruit juice preparations.

Your drinks, milkshakes, smoothies, teas or infusions...

You can use a teaspoon of manuka honey instead of sugar to sweeten any drink, giving it an unmistakable taste and making you stronger and healthier at the same time. Add it to milkshakes, smoothies, tea and infusion!


Miele di Manuka nelle bevande, nei frullati, tè o tisane

Bread, rusks or toast...

For a rich and nutritious breakfast, spread a teaspoon of manuka honey on rusks or toast, or add some to your yoghurt or muesli!


Miele di Manuka sul pane o sulle fette biscottate

A dressings on your dishes...

As it is an intensely flavoured honey, it lends itself very well to rich tasting dishes. Salmon and similar fish are a perfect match, as well as vegetable, legume and cereal based recipes, but also more delicate meats such as chicken or turkey. Manuka honey can also be emulsified with olive oil and lemon to bring a welcome touch of freshness to your salads!


Miele di Manuka come condimento sui tuoi piatti

Beauty recipes...

With its antimicrobial properties, manuka honey is ideal for enhancing the beauty of your skin. Use it for a face mask or as an ingredient in a natural body cream or scrub to make your skin healthier, and incredibly smoother and more beautiful!


Miele di Manuka nelle ricette di bellezza


Data sheet

  250g 500g
EAN 8057949200161 (100+MGO)
8057949200130 (200+MGO)
8057949200147 (400+MGO)
8057949200154 (500+MGO)
8057949200253 (800+MGO)
8057949200246 (100+MGO)
8057949200215 (200+MGO)
8057949200222 (400+MGO)
8057949200239 (500+MGO)
8057949200307 (800+MGO)
Weight 250g 500g
Packaging dimensions 6 x 6 x 8,4 cm 6,6 x 6,6 x 11 cm
Ingredients 100% Manuka Honey
Country of Origin New Zeland
Serving 10g
Manufacturer/Trademark NaturalePiù
Safety Information Not suitable for baby under 12 months 
Expiration Date Read the Expiry date on the Jar (generally two years from packaging)

Store in a cool dry place even after opening, below 20 degrees

Nutrition declaration

Mean nutritional values per 100g Porzione*
Energy 1370 kJ / 322 kcal 137 kJ / 32 kcal
Fat 0g 0g
of which saturates 0g 0g
Carbohydrate 80g 8g
of which sugars 78g 7,8g
Fibre 0g 0g
Protein 0,6g 0g
Salt 0,03g 0g
*Single portion of 10g.



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