Yerba Mate Tea of South America by Choice Organic Teas
Choice Organic Herbal Tea
Choice Organic Teas works closely with our international growers in countries across the world, including China, India, Japan, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania to create organic teas known for outstanding character and clarity of flavor. We rely on simple, pure ingredients, strict organic guidelines, and an ethics-driven Fair Trade philosophy.
Herbal teas include any infusion made from flowers, bark, fruit, or leaves of any plant other than true tea (Camellia sinensis). With the exception of Yerba Mate, they contain no caffeine.
Savored for centuries in South America, this stimulating herb is one of nature's richest sources of antioxidants. Our untoasted, organic green leaf has a distinctive woody flavor and invigorating body. [Contains caffeine]
Tea drinking has been a healthful delight for centuries. Taking a moment to prepare a cup of tea is a simple ritual that can enhance mental clarity, create a state of serenity and promote relaxation
A truly satisfying cup of tea begins with the best water. Use cold, freshly drawn water from the purest, source available.
Allow just-boiled water to cool for several minutes. Pour over one tea bag per cup and steep for 4-6 minutes for the flavor to infuse. Add milk or sweetener as desired. For refreshing organic iced tea, brew double strength and serve over ice.
Brewing the Perfect Cup
Brewing tea can be as complex as a Japanese tea ceremony or as simple as tossing a teabag into your favorite mug. But any way you steep it, taking a moment for yourself to prepare a cup of tea is certainly part of the rituals appeal.
We offer these basic guidelines as a place for you to begin your tea enjoyment.
A truly satisfying cup of tea begins with the best water fresh and cold from the purest source available.
For oolong and black teas, use water right off a rolling boil. Dont let the water keep boiling though, or it will lose too much oxygen and result in a flat-tasting tea.
White tea and green tea should be brewed with water that is cooler than boiling; just sit back and wait a minute or two after the water has reached a boil.
Rather than steep by color, start by following the time recommended on the package. Then, adjust the length of time according to your personal taste. Once youve found the time that works for you, follow it to ensure consistency from cup to cup. Be sure to remove the teabag after the desired time has passed. Dont just let the tea sit and continue to infuse.
For loose tea, measure out one teaspoon per cup. Be sure to choose an infuser or strainer with holes small enough to contain the leaf particles. Weve found the disposable t-sac filter papers to be an excellent option (and they can be composted).
Organic Yerba Mate (Ilex paraguariensis), contains caffeine.
About Choice Organic Teas
A FIRM BELIEF IN ORGANICS, WITH A DEDICATION TO ENSURE THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF WORKERS WHO CULTIVATE TEA, AND A TEAM OF DEDICATED EMPLOYEES AT CHOICE ORGANIC TEAS, HAS MADE THE COMPANY A MODERN DAY TEA PIONEER. A BRAND OF GRANUM, INC. OF SEATTLE, WA, CHOICE ORGANIC TEAS MADE ITS DEBUT IN 1989 AS AN OUTGROWTH OF THE COMPANY FOUNDER, BLAKE RANKIN’S ACTIVE INVOLVEMENT IN THE ORGANIC MARKETPLACE. AS NORTH AMERICA’S #1 SELLING EXCLUSIVELY CERTIFIED ORGANIC TEA LINE, THEY HAVE PROMOTED THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURE IN TEA ESTATES WORLDWIDE. IN 2000, CHOICE ORGANIC TEAS BECAME THE FIRST TEA CRAFTER IN THE UNITED STATES TO OFFER FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED™ TEA. TODAY, THEY PROUDLY OFFER MORE VARIETIES OF FAIR TRADE CERTIFIED TEA THAN ANY OTHER TEA COMPANY IN NORTH
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