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I’m more of a Five Roses man. But a Red Cappuccino always goes down a treat and when I need a health injection, there’s lots worse than a cuppa Rooibos. Will enjoy sipping that tea even more now that I know some dastardly Frenchmen have been thwarted in a scheme to hijack something that’s as South African as … Read more
It’s on the Starbucks menu, and it’s in bottled “red tea” drinks in retail and convenience stores across the globe; I found it once in a tiny, out-of-the-way noodle bar in the Japanese city of Yokohama. It is rooibos, the uniquely South African herbal tea that is garnering a worldwide reputation its health benefits. Here … Read more
Do you order Rooibos or Rooibosch? Are you accustomed to deciding between Rooibosch and Engelse tee? If you are attuned to these nuances, then you are ready to explore business opportunities beyond what Cees Bruggemans calls “The Rooibosch Curtain”. As the locals know, the rules change when you are moving beyond various national curtains, with … Read more