Honey in the news

August, 2017

Manuka honey: is it really a ‘superfood’ for treating colds, allergies and infections?  (reposted from The Conversation)

Researchers show just how effective honey is in healing wounds

Honey a pot of gold against superbugs

Stories of Australian Science: Honey for your wounds? 

June, 2017

UTS’s Nural Cokcetin awarded runner-up at FameLab International, using PooTube to talk about honey and a healthy gut

Nural Cokcetin declared runner up of 10th FameLab International final in the UK for her talk on the prebiotic properties of Australian honey

Honey to treat skin infections in remote communities

May, 2017

The highlights of FameLab – honey to boost gut health

Honey offers beneficial boost to our gut bacteria (podcast)

Honey: the sweet treat(ment) for your microbiome

New Zealand honey makers fight for right to manuka name

December 2016 – January 2017

Nursery owner works with researchers to test tea trees in hope of matching Manuka honey success

Our latest publication on the antibacterial activity of Australian Leptospermum honey (available to download from PLOS ONE) has created quite a buzz in the media over the holiday period:

ABC News 24 video (via Facebook)

Yahoo 7/Channel 7 News video (via Facebook)

Australian honey is at least as potent as NZ manuka, study finds (The Age, SMH)

Australian manuka honey the super ingredient to fight superbugs (SMH Daily Life)

Australian manuka honey as powerful against superbugs as NZ variety, researchers say (ABC News)

Australian honey can fight superbugs just like NZ’s manuka (National Geographic)

Australian manuka honey has strong antibacterial properties, new study shows (Sci News)

Australian manuka honey as powerful as its NZ cousin (SBS)

Australian manuka honey a medicinal powerhouse (UTS Newsroom, Phys Org)

Love NZ manuka honey? Cheap Aussie honey has same medical benefits (Huffington Post)

Aust manuka honey as powerful as NZ cousin (The Advertiser)

New study reveals Australian honey as beneficial and NZ manuka honey (A Current Affair)

Sweet healing (Digital Farm TV)

Aussie manuka honey found to have same anti-bacterial properties as famed NZ counterpart (NutraIngredients)

Australian manuka honey benefits: comparable to NZ variety (Counsel & Heal)

Tasmanian manuka honey just as good as NZ’s: Lindsay Bourke (The Examiner)

December, 2016

New Zealand, the Kardashians, and the battle to control manuka honey

August, 2016

Scientists on the hunt for medicinal liquid gold 

June, 2016

Honey, I killed those superbugs (Australian Health Today magazine article)

May 28, 2016

Catch the buzz – Oz beekeepers looking for manuka substitute

May 17, 2016

Beekeepers abuzz with excitement over research into manuka honey possibilities

May 13, 2016

You better BEElieve your honey is wanted 

March 21, 2016

Honey a secret weapon in battle against antibiotic resistance

March 20, 2016

Honey, lets plant some tea-trees  (podcast)

February 29, 2016

Beehive numbers soar as keepers chase lucrative manuka honey profits

February 2, 2016

ABC Landline – Jellybush

January 21, 2016

Australian honeys are healthy

Expert reaction: Contaminated Australian honey