YERBA MATE “Progreso” traditional – Soft and friendly touch – 1.10″ Lbs / 500 Grs Package.
Produced by Cooperativa Agricola KM16 LTDA in Oberá, Misiones, Argentina.
The Cooperativa Agrícola KM 16 de Oberá bet on the production of its own brand of yerba mate: “Progreso”. They achieved this goal after 17 years of hard work. Currently, the entity has 19 partners and 49 operators, they work with local farmers from Jardín América, El Soberbio and San Vicente.
This is an excellent option for those who love soft and unsmoked yerbas.
Yerba mate, often referred to as “the drink of the gods,” is derived from the leaves of the Ilex paraguariensis plant, native to the subtropical regions of South America.
Known for its abundant health benefits, including an energy boost, improved mental focus, and a wealth of antioxidants, yerba mate tea has gained popularity as a stimulating alternative to coffee and tea.
Keep in mind that personal preference is the ultimate guiding principle in the world of yerba mate. Each brand boasts its unique characteristics, such as the region of cultivation, the drying process, and the specific blend of leaves, twigs and dust. The flavor profiles can range from grassy and mild to bold and smoky, offering something to suit every palate.
Also, factors such as the temperature of the water, the gourd or cup used, and even the social aspect of sharing mate with friends all play a role in how you perceive this cherished beverage.
So, bottom line is Yerba mate is a versatile drink that can be enjoyed in many different ways, from traditional unflavored varieties to flavored blends and mixes with natural herbs. Whether you prefer a bold, earthy flavor or a sweeter, more balanced taste, there is a variety out there for you.
It is fun to experiment!