The flowering manuka plant—a member of the myrtle family of trees—is known for its antibacterial, sedative and medicinal properties. Taylor Pass Honey Co’s Manuka Honey is rich, full-bodied honey with notes of treacle and molasses with a slight bitterness and subtle aromas of ginger. Their UMF Manuka Honey 5+ Honey (which is independently tested) is guaranteed to have a Unique Manuka Factor (UMF) of 5+ or higher.
Manuka Honey’s not-too-sweet character plays well in savory dishes—add it to marinades for chicken and pork, use as a glaze for baked ham or drizzle over roasted root vegetables seasoned with dukkah. Or on the sweeter side,swirl this herbal honey through Greek yogurt and top with roasted figs and chopped pistachios,make your ownsweet n’ nutty granola barsor simply slather on a warm scone with butter.
About the producer
Taylor Pass Honey Co have been building their knowledge of beekeeping for almost 30 years, ever since founder Darren Clifford was gifted his first hive when he was 14 years old. Located on the South Island of New Zealand, Taylor Pass Honey Cospecializes in monofloral honey varieties, as well as prized UMF Manuka Honey.
The folks at Taylor Pass Honey Co are committed to sourcing and producing high-quality honey. Theywork closely with their beekeepers, while alsobuilding strong, long-lasting relationships with the landownersthat house their hives. Using RMP accredited extraction, they use state-of-the-art equipment that ensures the honey stays in its most natural, pure state.
Each type of their honey highlights the specific terroir of the South Island of New Zealand, a unique place known for its rugged terrain, lush valleys and almost year round sunny climate.Taylor Pass Honey Co’s honey is a taste of a place—from their Clover Honey from the mountainous region of Central Otago to their Manuka Honey, which comes from the Marlborough Sounds, Nelson Lakes National Park and the Awatere Valley.