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Australia Manuka Honey Association (AMHA)

We have all heard that pure Manuka Honey can only come from New Zealand, even so that the 'Mānuka Honey Appellation Society' are filing a trademark for the term Mānuka to be used only for New Zealand Manuka Honey. However, in July 2018, the Australian Manuka Honey Association (AMHA) also filed a certification trademark to protect the name. So who really owns the term Manuka? Below will be a detailed overview of the history of Manuka in both Australia and New Zealand.

Origin of the term Manuka

How did it become so popular?