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Therefore, it is accepted that the term 'mānuka' would be seen as designating a specific plant variety grown in New Zealand."Rawcliffe said that the ruling clearly confirms the term mānuka honey as a badge of origin from a single geographical source – that being New Zealand.
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O'Connor said the the new requirements would also require:* Beekeepers to register with MPI and keep detailed records of all the honey they produce and the location of their hives.* Beekeepers and manufactures to provide proper documentation with each batch of honey for export.
This includes detailed information on the honey that is being exported and where it comes from.
"It is important that a cross section of people from the apiculture industry, and the public, have their say on these proposals," Mr Wilson said.
Consultation on the proposals starts on Tuesday 11 April 2017 at 4pm and closes on Tuesday at 5pm.
MPI has issued new export requirements, which take effect from February 5 next year.
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READ MORE: Government releases manuka honey definition to deal with fraud claims The testing system was the Ministry for Primary Industries' own definition, and had been peer-reviewed.
It would be a user-pays regime, and based on checking 200 litre drums.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released a scientific definition to authenticate New Zealand mānuka honey, which is essential to maintaining New Zealand mānuka honey's premium position in overseas markets.
The definition is part of a consultation package released today setting out proposed new requirements for the export of bee products.