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Forest Herbs Research Ltd

Contact: Terry Bone Address 142 Collingwood Street Nelson 5070 New Zealand Phone: +64 3 5482741 Website:

Forest Herbs Research Ltd is a well established private company dedicated to bringing the benefits of New Zealand’s natural products to the world – horopito and manuka honey.

1. Horopito (product branded as Kolorex)

It has spent twenty years researching the properties of this ancient plant and developing useful products from it. Forest Herbs surveyed all the major wild populations of Horopito and found enormous variation in plant activity. Forest Herbs cultivates and harvests only Kolorex Horopito, and each batch of leaf is assayed against a standard to confirm superior activity.

Forest Herbs brand of Kolorex Horopito products has established a niche in markets as diverse as Kazakhstan, Israel and Italy. The company holds a patent over the best method for extracting Kolorex Horopito (super critical CO2) and owns the only cultivated plantation.

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2. Honey (product branded as Biohoney)

Forest Herbs have searched New Zealand to source the very best quality pure honey. The Biohoney range includes Laboratory certified Manuka Honey 5+, 10+ and 15+, also Organic Clover and Beech Forest Honeydew. See for more information.

Forest Herbs seeks collaboration with:

  • Distributors wishing to take finished products to new markets.
  • Natural health companies wishing to own brand/own pack bulk supplied product.
  • Cosmetic companies seeking a rare natural preservative and/or functional ingredient.
  • Food and beverage manufacturers seeking a spicy new flavour and/or a functional ingredient and/or a natural preservative.
  • Personal care manufacturers seeking enhanced functionality and/or synergy.



Company Founded: 1994

Markets currently sold in:
Hong Kong,
South Africa,
New Zealand

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142 Collingwood Street Nelson 5070 New Zealand