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A Kiwi Original - Sharlene Caskey | Melora 029

A Kiwi Original - Sharlene Caskey | Melora 029

Sharlene shares the depth of Melora’s operation from PhD scientists developing brand new essential manuka oil with a proven efficacy, ensuring that Melora gives back to the landowners through the Fairshare programme and the fascinating origin story of Melora as a family business including the ‘Melora’ name.


2 mins 36 secs The origin story of Melora Honey and what deer velvet has to do with it!

5 mins 1 secs What convinced Sharlene to get in to the family business and put her leadership training to good use.

5 mins 38 secs Why Whakatane and the East Cape matters to the Melora story.

8 mins 20 secs The science based approach to honey and the role for their in house scientists.

10 mins 15 secs New Product Development, the manuka skincare range and the new product launch of essential manuka oil unique to the market.

12 mins 24 secs Manuka oil for export and educating wholesalers and distributors globally.

15 mins 48 secs The FairShare Programme and how it recognises that the honey is a taonga and contributes back to the Iwi.

18 mins 17 secs Training to become a beekeeper.

21 mins 13 secs The provenance of the brand name ‘Melora’ and the importance of the people and the land.

24 mins 15 secs Developing and launching products during Covid-19.

24 mins 56 secs NZ Made and its ability to put trust into manuka honey products domestically and internationally.

Melora Essential Oils
NZ Manuka Group

A Kiwi Original
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