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Rooibos Tourism

The Rooibos region is experiencing an influx of tourists as a result of the recent protected designation of origin (PDO) certification. As the first African food to be approved by the EU, its PDO status joins the ranks of foods such as gorgonzola, Parmigiano-Reggiano, feta, cognac and champagne which can only be labelled as such if they come from…


Eco Goodness: World Environment Day

World Environment Day is celebrated annually on 5 June and is the United Nations‘ principal vehicle to deepen public awareness of the need to preserve and practise sustainable actions for the protection of the environment. Environmental protection forms one of the 3 pillars of corporate sustainability. What is sustainability? Sustainability is on everyone’s lips these days but…

Tea pairings

Carmién Rooibos Experiences

Tea pairings have been around since day one when man had a need for something sweet with a hot cuppa. From tea and scones to tea and cake, what was once seen exclusively as a ‘tea time’ beverage has become quite the popular choice to pair with anything from chocolate to sophisticated fine dining dishes, also leading to the emergence of…


Innovation and Product Development at Carmién Tea

What sets Carmién Tea apart as a preferred rooibos brand? Apart from bringing our customers rooibos direct from the farm, grown socially just and sustainably, we have one key element that consistently brings us rave reviews and several international awards. “Our innovative, flavourful and functional rooibos blends underpin our aspiration towards a life of health…

Pet Food

NEW: Rooibos Pet Supplement

The innovative possibilities of rooibos simply exceed the imagination. Rooibos has evolved from being just a hot tea to iced teas, from foamy red cappuccinos to cold brew rooibos to rooibos distilled gin. Carmién Tea surprised the market with two very popular rooibos distilled gins so it just goes without saying that we should not…

Carmien Wins at Dubai International Taste Awards

Carmién Receives Silver and Bronze at the Dubai International Taste Awards 2022

Carmién Tea has recently entered two of our teas for consideration in the Dubai International Taste Awards where a total of 210 companies from 10 different nations participated. Only 140 awards were conferred in the Food and Beverages division. Among those was our Carmién Floral Berry which received a silver award and Carmién Revive a…


NEW DEVELOPMENT: Zesty Lemon Pyramid Tea

As much as there are tea lovers who enjoy their tea with milk and sugar/honey, so tea is also synonymous with a slice of lemon. Rooibos, with its natural sweet, full taste actually needs no more than just a slice of lemon. Our latest Zesty Lemon release is just that. A fruity rooibos blend with…


Youth Week

Studies show that the majority of high school students do not know what they want to do after school. Just growing up, fitting in and getting an idea of who they really are is tough and overwhelming enough. Still many have their parents pick a career path for them only to find later that it…


Stress & Anxiety: Rooibos, Camomile and CBD to the rescue

Stress and anxiety rate amongst the top issues of our day, leading to sleeplessness and various other chronic illnesses if experienced over a prolonged period of time. Many are familiar with intermittent disturbed sleep, body aches, anxiety and irritability, but these lead to increased stress when they become chronic. Common stress symptoms: Irritability and difficulty in…


Green Rooibos & Anxiety

In these stressful times of worldwide disease and war breaking out, the question arises: Does green rooibos lower anxiety levels? Green rooibos is well known for its increased health benefit due to much higher levels of antioxidants (than fermented rooibos) which is said to be immune boosting and also considered to have a calming effect…