Rooibos: More than just a time

Drinking tea is more than just enjoying a flavourful beverage. It has been part of almost every culture for thousands of years, with every country moulding their respective tea-drinking ceremony around their social values and traditions.

Rooibos – a uniquely South African story

This blog on the MyKitchen website provides a beautiful overview of the Rooibos story – from how it became part of the tea-drinking culture in the Cederberg region during the 19th century to finding ways to germinate Rooibos seeds in the 1930s.

Rooibos Ltd organises study group meeting for producers

On 4 September 2018, Rooibos Ltd arranged a study group meeting for producers to share knowledge and discuss industry trends. This formed part of the company’s producer liaison programme. For the first session, the producers gathered at Swartboskraal Boerdery near Graafwater in the Sandveld where they learnt more about the advantages and challenges of planting […]

How tea has empowered women through the ages

For centuries, drinking tea has played a central role in the lives of women across the globe. Women like British born Mary Tuke (1725-72) was among the first tea merchants to build a chain of tea stores.