Tea is Connectivity

Tea is Connectivity In 2008 I travelled with a dear friend to India for the first time. If you have ever been or have met anyone who has been to India, you will know that it is a place of complete opposites, never stagnant and never one complete thing. Beyond the enticing lure of enthralling contradictions, India touched me in … Read More

As a Woman in Business

  As a Woman in Business Since starting my business journey, I have come to realise that as the platform through which I express my experience, creativity, growth and perception of the world, it has been the most sensational catalyst for discovering who and what I truly am, and where┬ámy place in the world is. Tea is my greatest teacher, … Read More

THE FARMS

THE FARMS Lady Bonin’s Tea sources from several farms that follow sustainable organic farming practices as well as community development. Our Rooibos is sourced from a cooperative of 74 farmers in Neeuwoudsville in the North-Western Cape of South Africa. We have chosen to use the sustainably Wild grown Rooibos for a few simple reasons: The Wild Rooibos are rehabilitated plants … Read More

MATCHA

MATCHA From the hills of Kyoto comes Matcha, a tea steeped in Japanese lore. Matcha is a finely ground tealeaf that was first used by Zen monks as they believed it invoked mental clarity and physical energy. The Japanese regard Matcha equivalent to 10 cups of green tea. It is the perfect tea for when, just like the monks of … Read More

WHAT WE ARE UP TO

WHAT WE ARE UP TO The company has recently been part of a business incubator program spearheaded by Impact Amplifier. The title, Green Pioneer Accelerator. Impact Amplifier is a company that strives to cultivate, support and driving impact businesses. Impact businesses are for profit with inherent impact through, by and from their processes. It combines the capitalist model with the … Read More

TEA TREK JAPAN

IN PURSUIT OF TEA – TEA TREK JAPAN Japan was one of the greatest adventures of my life. I had been called to go. The months preceding the trip left little to no room for research and preparation. With a limited database and the wonderful connections of a new friend, I found myself in Kyoto. I went in pursuit of … Read More