Midlands Apiaries one of New Zealand's leading producer of Private Label Rata Honey. We own our own apiary, packing facility and jar production facility, providing a vertically integrated service to ensure that your brand is looked after to the highest international standards. Midlands Apiaries is a Rata honey supplier capable of supplying anything your business or brand needs!
The Rātā Tree can be found in hidden in the pristine forests of the West Coast in the South Island of New Zealand, Aotearoa. Sporadically flowering means this precious honey is in limited quantities, as it is only expected to flower every two to three years. When in flower, the Rātā tree produces the most spectacular red nettle flower. The irregularity of supply is offset by the belief of honey connoisseurs that it is one of the finest honeys found in the world. This rare honey is spectacularly smooth but not sweet. It has distinctive mild and almost salty flavour.
Our Rātā Honey can be customised for your business into different jar sizes, jar types and serving options, as well as being able to add different flavour or formulations (ie vitamins or minerals) to suit your customer or market needs. Whether your business needs your own Private Label Brands, you want to distributor one of our market established Retail Ready Brands, PURITI, Primal By Nature or Mount Somers, or are looking for Bulk Rātā Honey as a food, cosmetic or pharmaceutical ingredient, we have a wide ranges of solutions to fit your individual business needs.
- Private Label Rātā Honey
- Mount Somers Rātā Honey
- PURITI Rātā Honey
- Single Serve Options
- Bulk Rātā Honey
Certificates and registrations are important indicators of quality.
- Monofloral Rātā Honey
- Non GMO
- New Zealand Made
- SQF Level 2
- RMP certified
- GMP certified
- FDA registered
- GACC registered
- SES (secure export scheme) registered
Click here to find out more about our certifications and registrations, why you need them and what they mean.
Distinctly sweet, with a fruity and slightly salty flavour.
Midlands Apiaries is a leading New Zealand Rātā honey packer. We provide a range of packing options when it comes to honey delivery. Orders are packed into containers or pallets in jars, pails, steel drums or IBC. Other selected packaging options may be available on request. Sizes include;
Private Label Options
Retail Ready Brands for Distribution
Bulk Options for Food or Cosmetics
Other packaging may be available on request. Minimum order quantities apply.
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Midlands Rata Honey is non GMO and HACCP certified