2013 - The Very Beginning
The Founding of Koura was from a very simple start, a kind gesture to help struggling registered bee-keeper friends to sell their honey in bulk at a reasonable price.
Signed agreement deal with register beekeepers for Manuka honey supply.
Koura is trademark in NZ and Australia on 09/09/2014
Launch of first range of Koura honey
Focused on premium Manuka Honey sourced from Gisborne and all exported to Mainland China
Turning Point - 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Kaikoura. Koura went through reconstructing stage with focus on supporting and promoting local honey.
launch of second range of Koura Honey with new packaging and design.
Focus to sell at domestic NZ market try to establish the brand.
Launch of seasonal Kid Multi-floral honey to test the market
collaborate with local artists to design different theme tailor to the kids.
Launch of seasonal Kids Manuka honey, it became the first available range of Manuka Kids Honey on the Market.
Participate major international trade shows including 'China International Import Expo' in Shanghai, we were featured in the promotional video for NZ.
2020 - 2021
Turning Point No:2 Covid-19 Pandemic.
NZ had several lock downs.
This was an valuable timer us to analyse, rethink and rebrand Koura.
New Logo, New Design by Kaikoura Local illustrator / artist Matt from Canyon Creative Studio https://www.canyon.nz . We focused on incorporate Maori art and culture with the main logo - the tree, it symbolises growth and vitality which is the core value of our brand.
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