Rooibos market grows in Japan

Rooibos market grows in Japan

Rooibos is becoming a big deal in Japan – one of the largest tea-drinking nations in the world – with exports of our indigenous tea hitting record highs in 2018. More than 2 000 tons were shipped to its shores last year – the largest consignment since Rooibos was first introduced to the Japanese in […]

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Rooibos research gets R4.5 Million injection

Rooibos research gets R4.5 Million injection

In line with one of its main strategic objectives, the SA Rooibos Council (SARC) is ramping up research efforts to better understand exactly how our indigenous Rooibos tea could help tackle some of the most prevalent diseases of our time. A hefty R4.5-million will be invested into further researching Rooibos’ potential to reduce allergies, heart […]

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Rooibos breaks into billion dollar chocolate market

Rooibos breaks into billion dollar chocolate market

Master chocolatiers and candy-makers the world-over have been hard at work for months experimenting with new flavours and textures, trying to outdo one another in an effort to capture the lion’s share of the sales this Easter. New flavours that are sure to excite chocoholics this season include florals, like lavender, healthy spices such as […]

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