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How much love is in your yerba?

You know what they say about homemade food and that you can tell how much love has gone into it by the taste? Well, the same goes for yerba mate. Mass-produced yerba mate is nothing compared to yerba mate produced in the traditional way, which involves time, love and care. There are several issues here. … Continue reading

Mateando & Maravillas in Misiones, Argentina

Red iron-bedded Earth and small green cities scattered with evidence of the rich jungle beyond. Town boundaries marked by rolling plantations of bustly yerba mate plants, tea, tobacco, citrus and sugar cane. I have been sent on a mission to learn all about the core economic activity of the region and something that is dear … Continue reading