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VISIT 3 GUAYAKI YERBA MATE PROJECTS
GUAYAKI BUSINESS MODEL EXPLAINED
Guayakí’s MARKET-DRIVEN-RESTORATION business model directly links our customer’s purchases to our partner farming communities in the South American Atlantic Rainforests. Guayakí’s 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. Learn more here.
The uplifting and nourishing choice of health-minded individuals, yerba mate boasts 24 vitamins and minerals, 15 amino acids and abundant antioxidants. Yerba mate is also known for its adaptogen-like qualities, which include reducing the effects of occasional stress.
Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world, yerba mate, coffee, tea, kola nut, cocoa and guarana, yerba mate, with naturally occurring caffeine, triumphs as the most balanced, delivering both energy and nutrition.
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Place yerba mate in the French press. Add hot water and steep for 3-10 minutes. We recommend using 1-2 tbsp of loose mate per cup. First, moisten the mate with cool water to protect the nutrients and flavor, then ADD HOT (NOT BOILING) WATER.
Place yerba mate in filter basket, then brew. We recommend using 1-2 tbsp of loose mate per cup. First, moisten the mate with cool water to protect the nutrients and flavor, then run the machine as usual.
Yerba mate brews well in most espresso makers. Place 1-2 tbsp of loose mate in a double espresso portafilter. Pull a long shot for a total of 4 oz. Great for making mate lattés.
Mate Latte Recipe:
Brew an 8 oz. cup of Guayakí Yerba Mate. Add sweetener (sugar, honey, or maple syrup) to taste and 4 oz. of steamed milk of choice. Top off with milk foam. Makes a 12 oz. latté.
Yerba mate is traditionally prepared in a gourd and shared among a circle of friends. Welcome the moments of community born of your own mate circle.
I've been drinking a canteen cup of Yerba Mate for about 8 years now and can't imagine life without it.
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The headline tells it all! This is our usual order!
what it is. better than coffee. thanks so much for doing this right - ethically, sustainably, etc - really great. still a chipper price too - 52.50 for 5 lbs of regular yerb'. keep it up!
Your bulk option saves us a lot of money. We absolutely love the product.
I have loved this tea for 15+ years! Me and my son drink it every day!
Hi Guayaki Folks,
Just want to let you know our Crew at Big Sky Brewing Company was turned on to your Yerba mate when the band Rebolution played in our back yard last August.
Thank you for making blending such a great product for those of us who don't care for coffee, we enjoy the lift and other benefits derived from such a tasty beverage while we are brewing beer.
Keep up the great work!
Website is easy to use...price is good with great discount for bulk purchases...and the wonderful tea is of course what starts out my every day.
... and repeat and repeat! I order pounds of Guayaki Traditional Yerba Mate, which is all I drink first thing in the morning. Recently there was a three-day power outage where I live and I could not heat water. Three days without my Yerba Mate! Really. Enough said. It was awful.
My husband and I were following a diet that recommended Yerba Mate' to help with energy since it was a very low calorie diet. Well, day one...we loved it. I drink it hot, my husband drinks it cold. We order 10 pounds at a time online so we always have it. It's delicious and healthy for you. Does not give you caffeine jitters and you can quit skip drinking it for days without getting a head ache. I have turned on many of my friends and they too are grateful. Wonderful product!
I have been drinking this tea daily for about 13 years now and continue to enjoy its benefits! I have tried other brands but always return to Guayaki because of its purity and high quality! Thank you for making it available!
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