How is yerba mate produced?

How is yerba mate produced?

Throughout the production process, from harvesting to packaging, yerba mate only receives heat for drying and time for ageing and milling time. Thus a natural food is obtained with excellent nutritional qualities.

1° Germination

Seedlings are develop with mature seeds and kept in greenhouses until they grow up to 7 centimeters.

2° Culture

Seedlings remain in nurseries between 9 and 12 months and then are transferred to the field.

3° Harvest

After four years the plant reaches a suitable development for pruning and harvesting.

4° Drying

Green leaves are exposed to direct fire and heat to reduce humidity.