- Made in New Zealand
- Responsible Down Standard Certified Hungarian Goose Down
- Fill - 80% Hungarian goose down, 20% Hungarian goose feather
- Cover - 100% cotton cambric, 290 thread count
- Size: Standard - 45 x 71cm
- Fill Weights:
- Medium - 500 grams
- Firm - 600 grams
- 2 year guarantee of unconditional fine workmanship and quality
All Hungarian Down has been specifically sourced for it's quality, and checked by our trained staff on arrival to make sure it is of the highest standard, and therefore provide you with an incredibly high standard product.
Why Hungarian Goose Down?
Hungary has been known for its geese for centuries, however they only became industrialised in the last 50-60 years. There are around 5 million breeding geese in Hungary, with the females producing about 50 offspring per year. Hungary’s climate with harsh cold winters makes it the ideal place for geese to grow thick down and feather, which has a uniquely high quality in comparison with the rest of the world.
The big difference between Hungarian geese and other geese is the size, Hungarian geese are approximately twice the size on average over other types of geese generally found in Asia. It’s because of this size that they are so popular as it makes for much larger down clusters and a higher filling power, making it the ideal fill to use in our bedding products. They are also a uniquely bright white colour as Hungary has a higher number of sunshine hours.
Hungarian Down also has higher recovery power than other down. Recovery power is a new measurement which indicates the down material’s ability to retain it’s shape, form and overall quality. Many factors attribute to why Hungarian Down has higher recovery power
- Special climate
- Free range breeding
- Green GMO free, fibre-rich feed
- Closeness of natural clean water
Hungarian Down Tracking System (HDTS)
In a New Zealand exclusive, we're using a system called HDTS that allows you to find out incredible amounts of information about the product you have purchased. By simply scanning your unique QR Code that is provided with your product, you can see exactly where in Hungary the down is from, benefits associated with the down you have chosen, and much more.
Responsible Down Standard (RDS)
All of our Hungarian Down is RDS certified meaning it is held to the highest global standard in the ethical sourcing of down and feathers. This ensures that all Hungarian Down we receive are from free range farms that do not force feed or live pluck their birds.
To keep your pillow fresh it is recommended that you fluff and air frequently. It may be hand washed in warm, soapy solution so long as it is rinsed well and you do not wring it out. It is important to dry without delay using frequent agitation and ensure the fill is completely dry. The best way to achieve this is using using a tumble drier on the warm setting. It is also drycleanable. This information can be found on the care label attached to each product we offer.
We aim to dispatch all orders the next business day after purchase. During periods of high demand it may take an extra day to ship items. All items will be shipped via NZ Post/Courier Post and tracking is provided by email as soon as they are shipped.
Bought it for my husband`s birthday. He say`s it`s fabulous. Do wonder if I should have got the firm. He wants me to have one for myself :) Great service arrived so quickly.
I have been using imported feather and down pillows for a while now and am pleased with my switch to the NZ made Eiderdown pillow. The pillow is light, quiet and has plenty of bounce-back. I am a back and side sleeper- the 80/20 is great!
I bought one I'm March 2021 for myself. My wife liked it so much so took it for herself so I bought another. These pillow's are outstanding!! I'm a back sleeper and my wife a side sleeper.
I have previously purchased the 90% goose down pillows, but as they were sold out I thought I would try the 80% pillow. I am delighted to report that the difference is hardly noticeable, being slightly firmer, I wouldn't sleep on anything else by choice and even take my pillow with me when I travel away!
Absolutely the best pillow ever, light, supportive and so so comfortable. Worth every penny.