The story of Rooibos – the production process

- September 21, 2018



Shows the stages of producing Rooibos tea from the planting of seeds to harvesting, the processing of the cuttings and finally the packing and distribution of this extraordinary product. Running time: 4min 15sec

Rooibos is fermented and dried in sunlight, on large concrete drying floors. These floors are protected from sand and dust blowing in by raised sides and, in many instances, wind screens. The Rooibos is then transported to the processing facility, where it undergoes a sifting process to remove any foreign material. The processed final product is then steam sterilised. A comprehensive quality control system is also in place, with several tests (including by independent laboratory), to ensure that the Rooibos you receive is of the highest quality.

Comments (36)

  • I thank the Khoekhoen ( Khoikhoi) and the Sakhoen ( Sak) for their wonderful gift. “ Red Bush” tea is the medicine we all need.

    Globe Strollah - 2 months ago

  • So this stuff isn't sprayed with banned pesticides like DDT or contaminated with heavy metals, like most of the tea is today, right?

    missanna208802 - 3 months ago

  • Just moved away from coffee and caffeine. Peppermint and Rooibos teas are the best replacement, awesome with just a dash of milk.:D Thanks for making such a great tasting tea !

    James Niland. - 6 months ago

  • Are there any side effects or dangers with this tea? Or is it completely 100% safe?

    J3nny - 9 months ago

  • Xfa donde se consigue este te aqui en ecuador

    Valeria Romero - 16 months ago

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