Tea company representatives from Germany, the USA and China visit Rooibos Ltd
Representatives from Germany's Teekanne GmbH & Co. KG:
On 4 March this year, Peter Hofmann, Cultivation Manager, and Julia Schmidt, Purchaser: Raw Materials, from the 125-year-old tea purveyor Teekanne GmbH & Co. KG in Germany visited Rooibos Ltd's factory and warehouses. They also visited Rooibos farms and drying yards to see how Rooibos is harvested. See photographs of their visit.
Representatives from the USA's DMH Ingredients:
Tom Hatch, Vice-President of the Illinois-based company DMH Ingredients, and Erin Carey-Reinholds, the company's Business Support & Development Manager, visited Rooibos Ltd from 16 to 20 April this year. DMH Ingredients represents Rooibos Ltd in the USA. The two representatives received training in various aspects of Rooibos, including the processes and products of Rooibos Ltd.
Representatives from China's Perfect Group:
In March this year, Rooibos Ltd was visited by China's Perfect Group, together with the Franschhoek Wine Valley's Special Envoy to Asia. Mr James Tan, and his assistant, Ms Evon Yep, Mr Woo Swee Lian (President) and his wife and daughter, as well as the Perfect Group General Manager, Mr Chris Lee, spent two days exploring the world of Rooibos and went home with a greater understanding of this unique product. See photographs.
Caption: Tom Hatch (DMH Ingredients), Gerda de Wet (Rooibos Ltd.), Erin Carey-Reinholds (DMH Ingredients) and Elana Bosman (Rooibos Ltd.)
Caption: Mr Woo See Lian, Mr James Tan and Mr Chris Lee visiting a Rooibos farm with Marijke Ehlers of Rooibos Ltd.