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15 full leaf pyramids
$7
rooibos berry
Rooibos is a very mellow cup on its own, with some subtle, deep fruity notes. This comes from the sun-curing process the fresh herb goes through during harvest. Paired with ripe summer berries, our Rooibos Berry tea is soft and juicy. Not heavy or tangy, so you can enjoy it anytime. Naturally caffeine free.

This is a decaf tea | Steep at 212° for 5 minutes.
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Teabags

teabags

Our teabags contain the same high-quality tea as our loose-tea offerings. Their pyramid shape gives the leaves plenty of room to unfurl and infuse, placing more flavor in each cup. Enjoy the superior flavor of gourmet tea with the convenience of a disposable bag.

teabags
15 full leaf pyramids
$7

Meet our farmer, Niklaas Jakobus Slinger

To ensure the best quality and value, we import our teas directly from the countries in which they are grown, working closely with the farmers who tender them. Our Roots Campaign connects our customers with the rich stories and the farmers behind some of our most popular teas.

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How long have you been growing tea?
32 years. I started working as a laborer on a neighboring Rooibos Farm and for the past 14 years I have been growing Rooibos on my own farm.
What got you started in the tea industry?
I grew up on a Rooibos Farm. After I left home, I worked on different farms producing a wide variety of agricultural products, but my love for Rooibos and the area in which I grew up brought me back home. Since I was a small boy, I dreamed about owning my own Rooibos Farm and 14 years ago my dream came true with the help of my previous employer who helped me to loan money to purchase my own Rooibos farm.
Can you describe a typical day out in the field? How many hours would that be?
During Harvesting season (January - April), I leave home at 05:00 in the morning to turn the Rooibos fermentation heaps on the drying yard. I then go to the fields and start harvesting the Rooibos. At 10:00 I return to the drying yard to open the fermentation heaps and spread the Rooibos thin and evenly to dry. I then continue harvesting till we break for lunch at 12:30. After lunch (14:00) I take the harvested Rooibos to the drying yard for further processing. After cutting and bruising the tea is put into fermentation heaps around 18:00. After that we collect the dried Rooibos from the drying yard. My day ends at around 19:30. A typical working day is around 13 hours during harvesting season.
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Ingredients & Lore

blended with rooibos tea, strawberries, raspberries and natural forest berries flavor
True berries are a simple fruit having seeds and edible pulp produced from a single ovary. There are many varieties of berries, flavors ranging from sweet to sour. However, the berries we are most familiar with are not true berries by definition- such as blackberries (which are made from different ovaries), blueberries (created from another part of the plant that is not an ovary), and strawberries (the edible part of the fruit is not generated by an ovary). Whether true or not, mixed together to create a sweet blend makes us all believers.
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Direct Trade Advantage

We import our teas direct from the artisan farmers whose names and faces you'll find throughout our catalog. This makes our teas fresher than those offered by the companies who use middlemen and brokers, and also less expensive. Here's a comparison of how much more you'd be paying by buying this tea elsewhere:

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