From Crop to Cup: Unveiling the Rooibos Journey

Ever wondered how your favorite cup of rooibos tea comes to be? Buckle up for a fascinating journey that starts with tiny seeds and ends up in your mug! Planting the Seeds of Goodness Our rooibos story begins between February and March, when seeds are sown. After a few months, the seedlings find their permanent…

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Rooibos and mint, a match made in heaven

For centuries, cultures around the world have embraced the invigorating aroma and refreshing taste of mint. But beyond its delightful flavour, mint boasts a treasure trove of health benefits. When combined with the naturally sweet and antioxidant-rich rooibos tea, this dynamic duo elevates your cup to a wellness powerhouse. Let’s delve into the individual merits…

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Rooibos, the new cool: breaking down the rooibos flavour profile

Tea is widely regarded as one of the most aromatic and appetizing drinks in the world, second only to water in terms of consumption. Strictly speaking, the word ‘tea’ only refers to a beverage that comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant, which is native to Asia. The most common tea varieties are black, green, white,…

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chronic conditions

Common Ailments, and How Rooibos Can Help

We all get sick sometimes, from the occasional sniffles to more serious chronic conditions. But what if there was a natural way to boost your body’s defenses? Rooibos tea, a South African herbal infusion, has been gaining popularity for its potential health benefits. Rooibos has been enjoyed for centuries, and recent scientific studies are catching…

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From Crop to Cup: Carmién Tea’s Commitment to Quality and Sustainability

Carmién Tea isn’t your average rooibos brand. We’re not just a seller, we’re the whole package: cultivator, processor, packager, and exporter. This means you get your rooibos directly from the source – our rooibos farms are based in South Africa’s unique Cederberg region, one of the few places on Earth where rooibos thrives. Here’s what…

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carmien organic audit

Organic Quality Auditing at Carmién

Our team focuses on developing goodness experienced in the quality of our recipe development, flavour profiles, and combination of rooibos-based tea blends in our range. With that being said, our annual audits for organic production took place in March with astounding results. Our Quality Control manager, Ilze Bruwer, stated the following regarding our Organic Audits:…

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Chai & Rooibos

Our rooibos teas are naturally functional due to the nourishing, enriching ingredient rooibos is on its own. Honouring tea rituals internationally, we found that an equally beneficial ingredient (or rather, ingredients) is chai! What about chai tea is so enriching? Here are five health benefits when incorporating chai spices into a tea: chai spices such…

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carbon footprint

Alleviating our CO2 footprint

Our carbon footprint is very important to us and we monitor it yearly as we strive to reduce it each year. We are committed to sustainable farming and preserving the plant for the next generation.   Our CO2 impact has been alleviated by means of solar panels and the use of batteries to store excess…

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Women Upliftment at Mouton Foundation

The hands-on involvement from the Mouton Foundation allows for a nurturing environment for all. Specifically, female employees, beneficiaries, and bread-winners reap the benefits due to the supportive structures put in place through mobile clinics, educational seminars, and schooling for their children. The Mouton Foundation has facilitated the intern- and learnerships of 22 students that attended…

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Human Rights day

Happy Human Rights Day!

With the upcoming Human Rights day, we thought it best to share the caring work that we put back into our community through the Mouton Foundation. The Mouton Foundation is a philanthropic, active shareholder and upliftment arm within the Carmién Tea and Mouton Citrus operations. Many of the Mouton Foundation’s initiatives were put together in…

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