What is Buchu?
Buchu, Boegoe, Bucco, Bookoo and Diosma - Agathosma betulina has many names and it is one of South Africa's best known medicinal plants. It is also most commonly used to make a delicious and healthy tea.Read more
Inspired by Cape Town and the maritime spice route from Asia to Europe
From Zanzibar to Cape Town, where inspiration for our Sunbird Superior new range of Rooibos blends in tea bags came from.Read more
Where does the name orange come from?
Sweet and sour oranges originate in Asia. Through ancient trade routes, these popular and delicious fruit has found its way to all corners of the world.Read more
SUNBIRD SUPERIOR - A premium range of Rooibos based blends in compostable teabags
Inspired by the history of the Cape along the maritime spice route, and our fascination of fine flavours, we sourced the best international and local spices to complement our premium organically grown Rooibos tea.Read more
Get a FREE tea infuser with your online order
Get a free tea infuser with your online order. Visit our online shop to buy Rooibos tea, add the infuser in your purchase and you will receive the discount at checkout.Read more
We found(ed) a new Sunbird species - Matzikama
The soils and local climate in the Matzikama Mountains produce a wonderful Rooibos tea with a malty aroma leading to caramel flavours. Matzikama comes in compostable teabags making it an environmentally conscious choice.Read more
New compostable teabags - finally!
Initially we underestimated how challenging it would be to start using fully compostable teabags but eventually we found a local supplier. You can now buy our Cederberg Foothills and Matzikama single-origin Rooibos teas in compostable teabags.Read more
Sales and Admin Assistant
Sunbird Rooibos is now looking for a new team member to assist us with administrational and sales duties.Read more
New Individually Packed Tagged Rooibos Bags for Hotels and Restaurants
A while ago one of our stockists, who we now call our friend, wanted to serve our teas at his cafe. We had already been thinking about creating a special...Read more
Why do we celebrate Rooibos Day in South Africa?
National Rooibos Day in celebrated in South Africa on 16 January 2019.Read more