Honey more effective than conventional cold medicines, Oxford University study finds

Honey more effective than conventional cold medicines

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Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


[21 August, One News]

Research by Oxford University found that honey helps to combat antimicrobial resistance and it is more effective and less harmful than conventional cold medicines. New Zealand honey industry has experienced a boost in sales during the pandemic, with exports increasing by approximately 20% on the previous year. CEO of Apiculture NZ Karin Kos expects to see continued growth in both export and domestic revenue for honey.

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