Rooibos industry

Rooibos/Red Bush joins Champagne, Irish whiskey and other iconic products already registered by the European Commission

By: Bernadette Versfeld, Ziyanda Ngcobo & Gomolemo Tau from Webber Wentzel The European Commission has included Rooibos/Red Bush on its register of protected designations of origin, which will help consumers to distinguish the genuine article grown in the Cederberg. Rooibos, a proudly South African product, is grown exclusively in[...]

By Specialist Writer|14th June 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Rooibos industry pledges continued commitment to sustainability ahead of World Environment Day (5 June) via striking art installation

While the Rooibos industry has always had environmental preservation at heart, increased global demand for the tea has compelled the industry to more proactively review its impact across its value chain. Nicie Vorster, a director of the SA Rooibos Council (SARC) says the industry is renewing its focus on[...]

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