"Arapeguá" Yerba mate is the main product of the Biodynamic Cooperative "La Abundancia".
Currently the farms that are dedicated to this crop are: the farm The Lapacho, Caá Porá, Don Bruno José and Los Cedritos.
"Arapeguá" is a yerba mate with a long lasting flavor, very fresh, with a slightly bitter finish.
The milling is very well balanced, highlighting the size of its leaves and the right amount of dust.
It has 24 months of aging. It is perfect for those who love soft unsmoked yerbas with character.
It is a product of the Biodynamic Agriculture, which promotes the integration between the human being, the animal kingdom, the vegetable and the soil, with the objective of forming an agricultural individuality that achieves its self sustainability, both in the productive aspect as in the economic, strengthening the skills of the agricultural producer and relations with their environment.
Biodynamic agriculture is a method of Organic farming that applies a holistic understanding of life processes. As one of the first sustainable agriculture movements, it treats soil fertility, plant growth, and livestock care as ecologically interrelated tasks emphasizing spiritual and cosmic perspectives.
The basic idea of Biodynamic farming is the treatment of animals, crops and soil as a single system in a sustainable way.
It has 3 first level organic certifications:
The certifying company Demeter is in charge of granting the Demeter seal to the companies that implement biodynamic agriculture when it comes to making their products. In order to certify Demeter it is necessary to be previously certified as Organic for three consecutive years.
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Its certification system, its extensive network of producers, processors and marketers, its presence in national and international fairs and seminars, make LETIS a nexus to the world.
With a specialized team for each industry and sector, LETIS works for local and global clients, with a vocation for innovation and personalized attention.
Argentina Orgánica -
• An alternative and sustainable agriculture and production model.
• The rational management of natural resources.
• The maintenance and increase of soil fertility.
• Animal welfare and biological diversity.
• The non-use of chemical synthesis products or genetically modified organisms.
• A strict quality control in its productive process, with certification.
• Social inclusion and the roots of the producers.
• Its freshness and flavor intact.