Choco-Rooibos Flavoured Herbal Infusion
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Hot, sweet and spicy, our very special blend of rich South African rooibos with chai spices and cocoa nibs is the herbal equivalent of hot chocolate. We've spiced those warming notes of cinnamon, cardamom and ginger with a twist of black pepper, and the deliciously bittersweet taste of the cocoa is beautifully complemented by the creamy sweetness of rooibos. It's what you might call tea gourmandise.
26% Cocoa Kernels, 26% Rooibos, Chicory Root, Ginger, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Flavouring, Black Pepper
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
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Creamy cocoa and exotic spices
Rich biscuits work well with the spice and chocolate flavours
We’ve given this tea the number 19 to mark the date of the first cocoa plantations, established by the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortéz in 1519.
Brew the Perfect cup
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.