Get heart healthy this Heart Awareness Month with the Laager Rooibos Heart Health Challenge

In South Africa, heart disease remains one of the biggest health threats, with 225 citizens succumbing to the disease every day. The arrival of COVID-19 means those with underlying heart conditions face a higher risk, which is why this year’s Heart Awareness Month- celebrated in September- takes on even more significance. Laager Rooibos, in conjunction…

Rooibos Continues to Enjoy Gi Protection in Uk Post Brexit

There has been some speculation around whether South African products, such as Rooibos, will continue to enjoy Geographical Indicator (GI) status following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. According to Dawie de Villiers, legal director for the SA Rooibos Council (SARC), the short answer is “yes”. “By its inclusion in the Geographical Indication Protocol…

Heatstruck? Science Explains Why Drinking a Cup of Hot Rooibos is a Healthier Way to Cool Down This Summer

The scorching temperatures experienced in large parts of South Africa, could put many at risk of heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Babies, children and the elderly are particularly sensitive to the heat. Appropriate hydration is key to avoiding heat-related ailments and illnesses, but before you reach for something cold to cool you down – a…