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New look, same great honey for MVH

Behind the scenes, the team at Mountain Valley Honey (MVH) have been busy working away at something rather exciting. After 10 years, Murray and Nicky felt it was time for a fresh new look, so they enlisted the help of local design company NOKNOK to help. Together with NOKNOK, the team created...

Annie’s Honey Biscuits, with Mountain Valley Honey Rata Honey

Here at Mountain Valley Honey, we always enjoy tried & true family recipes. Ingredients 125g butter½ cup caster sugar1 egg yolk2 cups plain flour1 tsp baking soda¼ cup Mountain Valley Honey Rātā Honey (warmed) Method Soften butter and beat with caster sugar until light and cr...

Honeydew Summer Berry Crumble

SUMMER CRUMBLE   8 stalks rhubarb cut into 1cm pieces 300g boysenberries ( fresh or frozen) 100mls MOUNTAIN VALLEY HONEYDEW honey Preheat the oven to 180C fan bake Place the rhubarb and berries in an ovenproof dish about the size of a quiche dish. Drizzle the honey over the...

A day in the life of a Mountain Valley Honey Beekeeper

“Our role as beekeepers is to ensure our bees are in the best environment, that they are well looked after, so they can produce good quality honey.” When it comes to producing a jar of Mountain Valley Honey, there is a lot that goes on behind the scenes, and our team of beekeepers play a cruci...

Mary’s Honey Tart

With the less than ideal weather we've been having, its the perfect time to snuggle up and whip up one of Mary's Honey Tarts! It's delicious and can be enjoyed all year round, recipe below: Base 1 ½ Cups plain sweet biscuit crumbs90g butter, melted1 ½ tsp Mixed Spice Honey filling 2 e...

A continuing journey towards sustainability for Mountain Valley Honey

As a primary producer, Mountain Valley Honey feels a connection to the land and the bees during the honey making process. That’s why MVH know how easy it is to get caught up in the “convenience” options of today’s busy world. But co-owner, Nicky Elwood, says it’s important to her and the bu...

MVH is NZ made, and we’ve got the certificate to prove it!

In honey markets worldwide, there will always be honey that is marketed as something it’s not. So, obtaining a ‘Certificate of Licence’ is crucial to ensuring the authenticity of honey for consumers. Mountain Valley Honey have just received ours through a membership programme allowing the use ...

Honey Orange Muffins, using our Native Bush Honey

Our Honey Orange Muffins made with our Native Bush Honey are a delicious and easy treat, tried and tested by many of the team here at Mountain Valley Honey. No fancy ingredients, just the good old classics, delicious! Ingredients 2 cups flour4 tsp baking powder1/4 cup sugarGrated rind of 2 ...

Bee Aware Month, a chance to thank those getting behind the industry

Mountain Valley Honey is getting behind ‘Bee Aware Month’ this September by supporting stores that are doing good for the industry, like Commonsense, with a few BAM goodies! It makes sense for Commonsense and Mountain Valley Honey to team up. They’ve been working side by side since Nicky and M...