There are many brands and types of Yerba Maté in the united states of America both small and large companies through out the U.S. California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Alaska and Hawaii. Including cities like San Francisco, L.A. or Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta, New York City. In California you can buy Yerba Maté with stems. Some types are stronger in flavor and there are blends flavored with mint, orange and grapefruit skin, etc. One major thing to look for is the Unsmoked Tumbled Technique.