HoneyLab Enter Exploratory Relationship with Procter & Gamble

[Media release]

4 Oct 2016
​ – HoneyLab, the Bay of Plenty-based healthcare company, have today announced that they have entered an exploratory relationship with Procter & Gamble in the USA.

HoneyLab co-founder Laurence Greig said that HoneyLab’s strength was developing novel natural products with strong evidence for their effectiveness. He said that rather than building a brand, the aim had always been to partner with companies such as Procter & Gamble. “P&G are one of the biggest consumer companies in the world and we are delighted that our scientifically strong and innovative products have caught the eye of such a prestigious company.”

John French of P&G’s Connect and Develop program said that “P&G seeks high quality companies with strong capability and products. HoneyLab’s team has developed a number of innovative products and technologies backed by sound science. We are excited about this exploratory relationship and look forward to working further with HoneyLab”.

Mr Greig said that HoneyLab have 10 products currently available in select pharmacies in New Zealand and a large pipeline of products at different stages of development. He said that HoneyLab acknowledged the support that they have received from New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) in developing global partnerships such as this. HoneyLab are one of the NZTE Focus 700 companies.

Contacts HoneyLab Laurence Greig laurence@honeylab.co.nz Phone +64 21 939 201

Procter & Gamble John French french.jf@pg.com
About HoneyLab​ (www.honeylab.co.nz) ● New Zealand healthcare company developing novel products from bees and their environment. ● Undertaking the world’s largest programme of medical honey research. ● Platforms of research include dermatology, cough/cold, pain, nutrition and cosmetics.
About Procter & Gamble​ (www.us.pg.com) ● P&G serves nearly five billion people around the world with its brands. The Company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks® and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. See ​http://www.pg.com​ for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.