RooiBos | BOS ZUID AFRIKA

RooiBos | BOS ZUID AFRIKA

Dutch celebrity chef, blogger, photographer and all-round fantastic guy Nigel van der Horst recently visited Klipopmekaar to learn all about the origins of rooibos and the home of BOS Ice Tea. It was was great fun and very interesting to spend a few sun-soaked days with Nigel and the other wonderful Dutch and European journalists [...]

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On the Road with Zen and Tea

On the Road with Zen and Tea

The following article/interview and images were published by Alain Elkann Interviews in December 2016. It’s a great read, and interesting to learn Bruce Ginsberg’s perspectives on tea, rooibos, zen & life. I recommend visiting  http://alainelkanninterviews.com to read this article as originally published, for other great content, or to subscribe to the newsletter. On the Road [...]

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Rooobos may protect against adverse UVB exposure

Rooobos may protect against adverse UVB exposure

From a soothing beverage to beauty elixir, Rooibos tea is one versatile brew. According to The South African Rooibos Council, now researchers have discovered that it can also undo some of the damage caused by the sun’s harmful rays. For the past 11 years, scientists from the SA Medical Research Council (MRC) and Cape Peninsula [...]

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Cederberg Mountains Rooibos

Cederberg Mountains Rooibos

Reknowned Parisian blogger, instagrammer and social media influencer, Marion Gruber, visited Klipopmekaar a few weeks ago. She was fascinated to learn all about the farming and production of our excellent quality organic rooibos, and she loved the pristine beauty of the Cederberg mountains. Herewith a link to her blog Fringe and Frange, with her thoughts, [...]

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Accolade for KWV “Rooibos Wine”

Accolade for KWV “Rooibos Wine”

CAPE TOWN – World first technology has paid off for KWV’s Earth’s Essence wine brand, which has won a Global Food Award, at the IUFoST (International Union of Food Science and technology) global food industry awards competition in the category: Product and/or process innovation including industrialization of traditional foods. Winners were announced at the IUFOST [...]

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Bigger, better, bolder. BOS launches the Big BOS

Bigger, better, bolder. BOS launches the Big BOS

As a Founder of BOS, I’m excited to communicate that BOS ice tea has launched a new 3L BOS pack, just in time for summer. BOS fans love BOS, but in bigger families it just goes so quickly! Fans of BOS often want a bigger pack that allows them to stock up for the household. [...]

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Rooibos’s anti-ageing potential

Rooibos’s anti-ageing potential

South African wonder herb, Rooibos, is sure to turn the anti-ageing revolution on its head following a new round of research into its anti-ageing potential beyond that of its well-known antioxidant properties. Rooibos – already a recognized  agent in thwarting the effects of ageing and promoting general health – has further been put through its [...]

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South African tea consumption tips scale in favour of rooibos

South African tea consumption tips scale in favour of rooibos

According to an article published by fin24 on 13th June 2016; among SA’s 30.9 million-strong tea-drinking population, many already consider Rooibos to be the darling of the teas. And now new independent research seems to confirm this. According to market research agency, Insight Survey’s latest South African Tea Industry Landscape Report 2016, SA tea-lovers are [...]

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Organic farming may outperform conventional agriculture

Organic farming may outperform conventional agriculture

The following interesting article was published by Permaculature Magazine on 10th June 2015. According to the article it would seem that Rodale Institute’s latest report upon a 30 Year Old Trial finds organic farming outperforms conventional agriculture. The Farming Systems Trial (FST)® at Rodale Institute is America’s longest running, side-by-side comparison of organic and chemical [...]

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