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MPI 5 Attributes - Manuka Testing

MPI 5 Attributes - Manuka Testing

As of December 2017, MPI have enforced a set of requirements for testing of honey for export that is packed and labelled as a monofloral or multifloral mānuka honey.

The MPI definition consists of five attributes which include four chemical markers (MPI Mānuka Chemical Markers) and a DNA marker from mānuka pollen (MPI Mānuka DNA Marker). All five attributes need to pass MPI’s definition for the honey to be labelled as mono-floral Mānuka, or multi-floral Mānuka, for export. 

In order to be classified as either a monofloral mānuka or multifloral mānuka the honey must meet minimum levels for all components of the MPI 5 Attributes test including both the chemical and DNA markers. 

Please note, the MPI 5 Attributes (GREX) does not apply to honey being traded within NZ. For up to date information regarding these export requirements, please refer to the MPI website

ACCREDITATIONS

Analytica hold full ISO 17025 accreditation under IANZ for both the MPI Mānuka Chemical Marker and DNA marker tests. 

UNDERSTANDING THE MPI 5 ATTRIBUTES REQUIREMENTS AND RESULTS

MPI have supplied a helpful infographic to understand the requirements for labelling monofloral manuka or a multifloral manuka. Click here to view this infographic. 

PRICING AND TURNAROUND TIME

1 - 2 day TAT of MPI Mānuka Chemical Marker and MPI Manuka DNA Marker results. Please contact Analytica for current pricing on 07 974 4740 or at sales@analytica.co.nz  

WHY USE ANALYTICA?

Analytica offer the full range of honey tests which honey producers, processors, and marketers need.  With a fast turnaround time, a competitive price, and service that our customers rave about.  Because we are able to carry out a number of tests on your honey, you can send in one sample and let us take care of the rest. 

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