All our honeys are unpasteurised and cold pressed keeping the natural beneficial enzymes and nutritional benefits in-tact. Each spoonful of honey can help to boost your health and immunity.
Antimicrobial means Necta & Hive honeys can help to inhibit bacterial growth, reduce infection and enhance healing. Total Activity honey is a tasty food that can help to support a healthy lifestyle and provide a natural remedy for a number of ailments.
Our honey is independently tested by an accredited laboratory to determine Total Activity levels,giving you confidence in the integrity, traceability and quality of our honeys.
Our honey’s anti-microbial quality is measured by the term Total Activity (TA), the higher the TA the greater the antimicrobial strength. All of our honeys are 10 + or greater, making them full of antimicrobial properties, and are equivalent or grater than 263 MGO for you Manuka fans out there.
Our 22+ Jarrah honey is so powerful, that is has double the antioxidants of the infamous Manuka honey. The Jarrah honey’s hydrogen peroxide stays active over several days which stops bacteria from growing, making it the most effective honey bugs such as MRSA, and as a natural treatment for burns, wounds and skin infections.
Our honeys are Raw, meaning they come in a creamy texture because they are undamaged by heat. Due to the raw properties, our honeys are great probiotics which support and feed gut bacteria. And since the gut and the mind are so intrinsically linked, we are excited to see how further research can show the benefits of honey on the mind and the body.
Our honeys are rich with bioactive compounds, which are shown to have protective effects on cardiovascular disease in plat-based diets. They are also full anti-flammatory, which could help problems such as diabetes, digestive disorders and arthritis.
Over heating honey can kill of all of the great benefits you’ll find inside cold pressed honey. Our honeys are full of important enzymes, healing properties and probiotics, so we reserve those by offering our honey raw and cold pressed. Our honeys are a great source of energy, and full of amino acids, vitamins, minerals, making them a nutrient dense sugar alternative.
Our cold pressed honey is full of rich flavour and goodness preserved just for you!
Known as Australia’s healing honey, nectar is collected from a single species of the Eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus marginata) unique to Western Australia.
Jarrah produces a delicious dark, syrupy honey with a caramel taste. It is not as sweet as other honeys due to its low glucose and high fructose levels. Perfect to use as a natural sweetener, sugar substitute and adding to both sweet and savoury dishes.
Red Gum honey comes from a single species of the Eucalyptus family (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) and the nectar produces a rich, golden honey. Red Gum contains naturally occurring powerful antioxidants, flavonoids, known for their anti-inflammatory health benefits.
Red Gum honey has a mild and smooth flavour and is less aromatic than Jarrah honey is ideal for spreading liberally on toast and crumpets or drizzling over your porridge.
Necta & Hive will be running a stall at the Walton Street Winter Market on the 1st of December. We will be hosting taste tests, giveaways, an exclusive chance to try our honey kombucha, and offering special prices on our premium honey range.
Remembrance Sunday, which falls on 11 November in 2018, is a day for the nation to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom. The UK will hold a two-minute silence at 11am on the day.
We’re getting close to that magical time of year once again which means family, food and gifts! However, the Festive season can also be very stressful, with the pressure of picking a good gift sometimes too much for some people.