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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Say hello to BOS, sugar free!

Say hello to BOS, sugar free!

BOS Brands, the colourful and proudly South African ice tea company, co-founded by Klipopmekaar farmer Richard Bowsher, has officially added a sugar free variant to its line of delicious fruit flavoured ice teas, which will be launching this month. The first of BOS’s iconic cans to go sugar free are two of the brand’s most [...]

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BOS Design A Can Winner

BOS Design A Can Winner

BOS creates fantastic rooibos ice tea with organic rooibos farmed exclusively at Klipopmekaar. BOS also loves to develop platforms for creative expression. Following on from 2014’s Design A Can success and BOS’s growing European presence, BOS launched the Design A Can campaign onto the international stage in 2015! The competition proved to be another success, [...]

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Rooibos to boost athletic performance

Rooibos to boost athletic performance

According to a 14th March 2016 Health24 article, Sports scientists are touting rooibos tea as an effective way for runners to stay hydrated and to enhance their performance. Rooibos tea has performance-boosting benefits for runners as it contains magnesium, zinc, calcium, manganese and antioxidant components. Army of antioxidants And with the Two Oceans Marathon fast [...]

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Natural cancer remedies: fruit pits, rooibos, fruit & seed

Natural cancer remedies: fruit pits, rooibos, fruit & seed

The following article gives some interesting insights into potential health benefits of rooibos and other natural remedies. The article was originally published by The Conversation; and was written by Kareemah Gamieldien of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. When it comes to natural remedies for cancer therapy, many patients are given anecdotal advice about the [...]

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“GO BOS!” with new BOS SPORT

“GO BOS!” with new BOS SPORT

Since its inception, BOS Sport has been serious about researching and developing the ultimate sports aid for its consumers. Without altering the science behind its formulation, and by keeping true to its rooibos heritage and its three delicious flavours: Lemon Lime, Mandarin Orange and Red Berry, they’re ready and excited to introduce a brand new [...]

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Healthy hearts & Rooibos

Healthy hearts & Rooibos

According to the following article titled “Rooibos Science Cafe“, posted on 26th June 2015, and written by Nelia Vivier for Get It Cape Town, Rooibos may help prevent the development of heart disease – in a safe and affordable way: An apple a day keeps the doctor away and a few cups of Rooibos, your [...]

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The organic effect on the body

The organic effect on the body

According to an article written by Claudia Frost and featured on 9 June 2015 by organic-market.info; IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute was commissioned by Coop Sweden to conduct a small survey on whether a switch from conventional to organic food can provide a measureable effect on the level of pesticides in the body. The study was [...]

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Fynbos soil may provide new antibiotics

Fynbos soil may provide new antibiotics

At Klipopmekaar rooibos is grown in Cederberg mountain fynbos soils. According to new research, bacteria rich fynbos soil could bolster the fight against disease. The following article appeared on News24 on 25 May 2015, and was written by Ahmed Areff: Johannesburg – New research from Stellenbosch University says bacteria rich fynbos soil could bolster the [...]

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