I discovered your mate 4 years ago while working on a lengthy book project in Lancaster, NH. Everyone around me started to get sick because of the long hours and stress. I started to feel a bit weak myself. I drank the dark roast and the [brazilian] green tea every morning. I felt my immune system pick up. I continued with full energy on the project and never looked back! Thank you.

Frank Biancalana

I am writing to inform you of my complete satisfaction with your product. In the past year, I was feeling quite ill. Eventually I discovered that my stomach could not handle the acidity in coffee, black tea, green tea, vanilla or cinnamon, of all things. Dealing with caffeine withdrawal was terrible enough, but the thought of life without tea was unbearable! Thankfully I discovered yerba mate – it energizes me but doesn’t irritate my stomach. Nothing eases me into a day quite like the aroma of a fresh mug of your tea. The taste is so rich and complex, never watery in comparison to other brands of mate. Thank you for your commitment to quality and your customers’ well being.

Elizabeth Ferris

I had to perform in a play and had laryngitis- so I dug your tea out of the pantry ( I have always been an avid coffee drinker). I found the energizing factor much more soothing than coffee. Totally unexpectedly, it also revived my metabolism. I had been watching the calories and exercising but was stuck. Drinking your tea that week-I lost 5 pounds! Okay- it doesn’t do everything- I still had laryngitis, but the play was still a (slightly raspy) success! Best of all, I feel and look better- and that’s for life! Thanks so much for a great product!

Helen Hawes

The Christmas and New Year holiday season is a time when many bring out those traditional in-the-family-for-decades recipes to entertain guests and relatives.

Eggnog is one of those traditional recipes. We have a friend who makes her famous eggnog every year and ‘everyone’ loves it. (Except those folk who just don’t like eggnog.) Today we tried something to add a little “spice” to the season. It worked pretty well so we thought we would share it with you. (We’re always doing crazy experiments around here… even on Christmas!)

1 gallon Chai-nog recipe:

  • Make your eggnog according to the traditional recipe, but take some milk out on the side before adding your eggs and other ingredients. For one gallon of eggnog, keep out 4 cups of milk.
  • With those 4 cups of milk hot but not boiling, steep 1 cup Mate Factor Cardamom Chai loose tea in the milk. Steep 15 minutes stirring occasionally. Do not let it boil!
  • Strain out the loose tea with a straining cloth.
  • Sweeten the Chai Mate milk concentrate with about 1/2 cup honey.
  • Stir the Chai mixture into your eggnog.
  • Cool and Serve!

Try it and tell us if you liked it.

I have been drinking your organic Yerba Mate for over 7 years. As a Natural Health Consultant I recommend it to many of my clients who are looking for a healthy coffee alternative. It provides essential nutrients, and boosts the metabolism aiding in weight loss. Because this tea contains no caffeine but has a natural energy booster it is hip to drink Mate! I drink the loose green tea daily and take the Chai tea bags with me when I travel. I have brought your Mate with me to Australia, don’t leave home without it!! Thanks Mate for your quality organic products offered at such low costs!

Rachel Fielding

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