Manuka Honey MGO 30 refers to methylglyoxal rating for its antibacterial and therapeutic properties. Each batch of Australia’s Manuka has to be tested at independent laboratories before it is packaged. This is to guarantee it contains high levels of MGO. It guarantees this honey has at least an MGO rating of 184 or more
The magic ingredient in Australian Manuka honey is MGO which stands for methylglyoxal and is the naturally occurring compound that makes Manuka honey so unique. The value of the honey is directly proportional to this test result.
As not all honey contains the same goodness an MGO rating system has was introduced which measures natural compounds within the Australian MANUKA responsible for its unique antibacterial properties