Vanilla Honeybush Flavoured Herbal Infusion
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Sharing a similar malty sweetness to rooibos, our loose leaf herbal Vanilla Honeybush is layered with luxurious Madagascan vanilla to bring out the natural creaminess of the tea, finished with a light scattering of orange pieces.
Herbal honeybush loose leaf tea is a close cousin of rooibos: both are unique to the Cederberg Mountains of South Africa.
Honeybush tea tends to have a fuller body, taking its name from the honeyed fragrance of its flowers and the rich, syrupy tones which come through in the cup. You'll even taste warm, slightly roasted notes, a bit like honey on hot buttered toast.
• Origin: South Africa
• Tea type: Rooibos
• Number of servings (using 2tsp/ 2g per cup): 100g = 50 cups
Honeybush (58%), Rooibos (36%), Flavouring, Orange Pieces, Bourbon Vanilla Extract
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from strong light and odours. Once opened, store in an airtight container.
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We’ve given our herbal honeybush the number 55 – believe it or not, bees will fly about 55,000 miles to make just one pound of honey. That’s 1½ times around the world!
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Teaspoons (2 grams)
Origin: South Africa
Herbal rooibos and honeybush are unique to the Cederberg Mountains in South Africa, where they've been harvested by Khoisan tribes for centuries. The leaves are usually processed in a similar way to black tea, giving a fruity, caffeine-free infusion.
South African "Red Bush" Tea
Rooibos – a bush grown on the mountains of South Africa – has long been harvested to create a naturally caffeine-free herbal infusion with a smooth, treacle-toned taste. Seventeenth-century Dutch settlers soon developed a taste for the drink as a handy substitute for tea, but local bushmen had already passed down the secret of rooibos for generations. The leaves undergo a similar process to black tea, being oxidised for a distinctive reddish-brown colour and malty flavour. Occasionally, rooibos is produced in a more similar manner to green tea: you'll find this unusual "green" rooibos in our Rainforest Rooibos blend. Find out more about rooibos tea here.