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.

Honey, Exercise & Athletic Performance

Is Honey good for Exercise?

Why honey is superior for Exercise & Athletic Performance The consumption of energy giving substances before, during and after any form of physical exercise improves the individual’s performanc...
Boost my Immunity with Manuka Performance and honey

Boosting your Natural Immunity with Manuka Honey

Manuka Honey: Boost your natural Immunity, Health & Well-being! For centuries Maori, (the indigenous people of New Zealand) have known the health benefits of Manuka. Now, there is plenty of sci...
MMA & UFC fighter endorsed energy boosting gels

MMA & UFC fighter endorsed energy boosting gels

Many New Zealand MMA fighters take Manuka Performance energy gels. Science backed energy taken before & during your fight to enhance your body's natural ability, provide sharp focused energy &a...
Best Energy Drinks for Basketball

Best Energy Drinks for Basketball

All athletes need energy to perform. But getting the right energy is key to unleashing that performance.  There are many energy drinks and gels on the market. Many of these contain refined sugars,...
Workplace hydration and energy

Energy and Hydration for Kiwi Industry

There are many physical and mental health benefits for keeping your employees hydrated and energized, all of these have a significant influence on a team’s performance. With Summer approaching, New...
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Manuka Honey energy gels for Trail Runners

Natural Energy Gels for Trail Runners, Adventure Racers and Multi Sports.  Do your current energy gels give you the shits? Literally? Are they versatile & can be mixed with water as well as tak...
Best fuel for trail runners

Best Fuel for Trail Runners

Liquidfuel - the best fuel for trail runners! Do your current energy gels give you the shits? Literally? Are they versatile & can be mixed with water as well as taken straight? Do they leave a ...
Manuka Performance Sports Energy Gels Colorado

What makes a great Sports Energy Gel?

What makes a great Sports Energy Gel? High performance runners and elite athletes rely on energy gels to maintain peak performance during running. Gels contain high levels of carbohydrates which fu...
Natural and Sustained Energy Boost

Natural and Sustained Energy Boost

Serious athletes want products that offer a natural and sustained energy boost The top 3 things athletes and active people are wanting from their pre and during workout nutrition: To Improve Sta...

We work in collaboration across multiple organisations

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.