Smoked yerba maté refers to the method of drying the plant cut and leaf cut of the yerba maté plant at harvest. This method of drying the leaves is old and more "traditional" stated by some of the first Europeans to visit N. Argentina.
Welcome to the Mendo Maté written word about all aspects of organic coffee, teas and spices. Included is documentation about all aspects of farming, cultivation, production, sales, marketing and much more. Each chapter is outlined at the bottom of the page. You have the option to flip the page forward, back or up one level to the previous chapter. The goal of the written word is to allow wholesale customers to become knowledgeable about all aspects of Mendo Maté brand of products, practices and ingredients.
Mendo Maté sell machine or conventionally roasted organic coffee that we roast using "Jet Roasters". Our blends are imported from small family farms and coops from around the world and then roasted. These organic coffee blends are medium to dark roast and blends there of. Each pound of coffee is sorted for quality of bean and then selected for roasting.
This map of South America details the general geographic regions of yerba maté cultivation. Included is wild yerba maté and domestic cultivation of yerba maté Ilex paraguariensis in South America. The yerba maté plant grows best in subtropical environments.
Yerba maté grows in South America wild and is widely cultivated throughout central South America.
Wild Yerba Maté: The wild yerba maté plant is a species of holly in the aquifoliaceae family native to subtropical South America namely Northern Argentina, Southern Paraguay, Western Uruguay and Southern Brazil.
Bio-Dynamic farming yerba maté: At this time we do not know of any bio-dynamic farms growing yerba maté.
Cultivating conventional yerba maté: Most of the global production of yerba maté is grown by using fossil fuel based fertilizers.
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