Comvita will use the technology created by Honibe™ to produce the first pure dried Manuka honey products in the world.
The first product from this collaboration will be Pure Manuka Honey Lozenges with a UMF (Unique Manuka Factor) of 10+.
The Honibe™ brand is built around a proprietary platform technology that has enabled the creation of 100% pure dried honey products in a variety of form factors with no additives or preservatives. Comvita will now expand their current product lines to include Honibe’s innovation in honey to create a 100% Pure Manuka Lozenge that will be available in eight and 16 count blister packs under the Comvita brand.
“Comvita is the leading producer of Manuka honey and Manuka products in the world,” stated, President of Island Abbey Foods Ltd., John Rowe. “Comvita has established a reputation for creating innovative natural health and wellbeing products which is further reiterated by this partnership. We will be producing a 100% Pure Manuka Lozenge for Comvita with our patented technology to create an entirely new innovation in Manuka honey.
“We are excited to collaborate with Island Abbey Foods to have them process our Manuka honey with their platform technology to create pure dried honey products with no additives or preservatives,”
The Honibe™ brand has received major international recognition in recent months with the Honey Drop™, named as the Global SIAL d’Or Winner 2010 for the best new food product in the world. The Honey Drop™ was also named as the best new product in the 'Grocery Sweet 2010' and best of Canada 'Country Award 2010' categories. Honibe™
For more information please visit us on the web at www.honibe.com.
For more information on Comvita, please visit them at www.comvita.com.
About Island Abbey Foods Ltd™
Island Abbey Foods Ltd. is a specialty honey producer based in Prince Edward Island, Canada. We are a 6th generation PEI agricultural family business with our feet firmly planted in our Island's bright red soil (ideal for farming with its high iron and nutrient content). Honibe™ (hon-ee-bee)
Comvita enjoys a reputation as a premium global natural health brand and is committed to the development of innovative natural health and wellbeing products backed by credible scientific research. With a proud 30 year heritage in therapeutic bee-based products, Comvita is the world's largest manufacturer and marketer of Manuka (Leptospermum)
Comvita has partnered with Island Abbey Foods Ltd™ to produce a 100% Pure Manuka Honey Lozenge under the Comvita brand name. Pure Manuka Lozenges provide the soothing qualities of 100% Pure UMF 10+ Manuka Honey from New Zealand. Only some Manuka Honey has the special UMF (Unique Manuka Factor) activity. These lozenges are guaranteed to be at least UMF 10+ and have been verified by an independent testing laboratory.
Island Abbey Foods Ltd™
Graham Watts, Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 075-714-203 or 021-509-905