The benefits to health from Mānuka honey extend beyond the activities of
MGO (Methylglyoxal – the unique, active component in Mānuka honey).
Mānuka Performance is undertaking gound-breaking research into areas
where human trials are somewhat limited. The presence of compounds in
Mānuka honey extend beyond MGO, and its known activity. Our R&D team at
Mānuka Performance Labs exist to realise the value of using Mānuka Honey
and to quantify its value to human (and animal) health.

Nutrition Education Series

Nutrition Education Series

The young athlete is unique due to the energy requirements needed to support growth, schooling, and both recreational and competitive sporting endeavours. Many adolescent athletes also compete in a...
UMF Certification Manuka Performance

Manuka Performance: UMF™ Certification

UMF™ is shorthand for the most comprehensive, independently certified and internationally recognised quality assurance system for New Zealand mānuka honey. It’s designed to validate mānuka hone...
The Power of Mānuka Honey: Your Secret Weapon Against The Cold Season

The Power of Mānuka Honey: Your Secret Weapon Against The Cold Season

The cold seasons can be a tough time for our bodies. Cold temperatures, dry air, and seasonal illnesses can all take a toll on our immune systems. But did you know that Mānuka honey,  can help supp...
What is the best running energy gel?

What is the best running energy gel?

The beautiful thing about science is that as techniques and methods develop, so too does our understanding of how and why things work. This is true for carbohydrate intake during sport and exercise...
Mānuka Honey & Probiotic Snaps

Mānuka Honey & Probiotic Snaps

12+ Manuka Honey & Rewarewa Honey blended with Probiotics in a convenient, easy to use, take anywhere snap designed for busy people who want better health. Build those natural habits into you ...
Mānuka Honey Sports Gels

Mānuka Honey Sports Gels

Unlike other Mānuka Honey gels on the market, ours contain a whopping 48% Mānuka Honey. The balance is made up of Green Apple juice and salt electrolytes. Other sports gels (including Mānuka Honey...
Manuka Performance Aikaro Distribution

Middle East Distribution Partnership

Manuka Performance is delighted to announce a significant and awesome partnership with Aikaro, who will be exclusively taking our products into the Middle East region and beyond. Global export mark...
best manuka honey for immune system Manuka Performance Immuno Boost

Does Manuka Honey boost the Immune System?

Manuka Honey is globally recognised for it's natural antibacterial properties along with enzymes which are also beneficial to the immune system. Manuka has long been recognised for its health boost...
WBOP Magic Netball sports gels

Manuka Performance to power Magic in ANZ Premiership

Innovative Kiwi company Manuka Performance will power the Splice Construction Magic this year in a new partnership announced between the two parties.   The Whakatane-based company has a focus of im...

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Chief medical officer

Dr marc s. stevens, md

FACS, FICS, Fellow of the American Academy, Board Certified Americal Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr Marc is our Medical Physician based in North Carolina, USA. With over 20+ years' experience across the board including 15 years in nutrition and nutraceuticals. Marc brings deep understanding and connections throughout all areas of the USA medical scene including research, clinical surveys and partnerships.

chief science officer

lillian morton phd

PhD Medical and Health Sciences. MDc (dis). IOC Sports Nutrition Diploma. ISAK Level 3. NZ Registered Nutritionist.

Lillian comes from decades of working with High Performance Sports NZ, Olympics, Rugby New Zealand continues to specialize in working with high performance athletes. She is a researcher and scientist, developing research methodologies, keynote speaking and more.