for Health and Profit!
Honeybush tea is a young, but growing industry that is unique to South Africa. This tea is naturally caffeine free, but rich in antioxidants and offers a range of health properties. Due to its growing popularity around the world, there are opportunities for more farmers to start growing this indigenous crop.
species) is part of the fynbos that grows wild in South Africa’s Eastern and Western Cape provinces. The plant grows naturally on wetter and cooler southern slopes of mountains. Some species are mostly harvested in the wild, while other species are are cultivated commercially.
The South African Honeybush Tea Association (SAHTA) is the representative body that coordinate activities in the industry. Our aim is to help more farmers to grow and market honeybush successfully, and also to ensure that farming and wild-harvesting is done sustainably.