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Guayakí Yerba Mate - A Powerful Rainforest Experience

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About Guayaki

Our passion is sharing the magical yerba mate and its mythical origins, while inspiring the most positive systematic changes for the people and forest along the way. 
Our mission is to steward and restore 200,000 acres of South American Atlantic rainforest and create over 1,000 living wage jobs by 2020 by leveraging our Market Driven Restoration business model.
Our MARKET-DRIVEN-RESTORATION business model directly links our customer’s purchases to our partner farming communities in the South American Atlantic Rainforests. Our partners sustainably harvest organic yerba mate from rainforest grown cultivations and reforestation projects, generating a renewable income stream which enables these communities to improve their lives and restore their lands.
Come to Life

The Guayaki Story

Today we are proving that money does grow on trees, and rainforest-grown yerba mate is the new green currency.


Guayaki in the BBC World Challenge

Market Driven Restoration

Through brand building we drive reforestation, supporting local communities and their culture.

Rainforest Mate - Cultivation, Harvesting, Processing

Guayaki Yerba Mate thrives in its native subtropical rainforest habitat.

Guayaki Rainforest Projects

Our South American team lead by founding partner, Alex Pryor, is dedicated to finding the best mate in the world.


Guayaki is based upon the "three pillars" of social, environmental and economic sustainability.

Biodegradable Packaging

Guayaki's metalized bags are made entirely of biodegradable and compostable materials. The bags will compost in your home compost or landfill in 180 days.

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint with Guayaki

Guayaki's products reduce your personal footprint. Learn about our biodegradable packaging.

Guayaki is fueled by Solar Power

We offset over 55 tons of our corporate CO2 footprint, locally

Guayaki Certifications

Guayaki is: Certified Organic, Fair Trade Certified, Kosher, B Corportation

Guayaki Social and Environmental Awards

Guayaki's Social and Environmental Awards

The Guayaki Mate Cafe

The Guayaki Yerba Mate Cafe is to provide guests with a joyful experience that helps them discover and embrace the cultural traditions and spirit of sharing that is at the core of the healthy yerba mate lifestyle.

Team Guayaki

Meet the family at Guayaki who helps make it all happen.

The Guayaki Foundation

Regenerating Ecosystems, Building Vibrant Communities