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Khoi and San to share in benefits of rooibos

There has been a sea change in the Rooibos industry, following the signing of an Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS) agreement between the Rooibos Industry, represented by the SA Rooibos Council (SARC)

Big in Japan: Rooibos booms

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…

Rooibos (redbush)

Farming rooibos in South Africa

Introduction Rooibos, Aspalathus linearis, is a natural herb found in the Cape fynbos biome. It is cultivated commercially mainly in the Cedarberg region north west of Cape Town. The plant thrives on coarse sandy soil and winter rainfall. It is called rooibos (‘red bush’) or Red Tea because of its colour when dried. It has a […]