Mate Factor, Organic Yerba Mate, Dark Roast, Loose Herb Tea, 12 oz (340 g)
By Mate Factor15 Reviews
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0.89 lbs (0.4 kg)
- Product Code: MTF-00009
- UPC Code: 830568000095
- Package Quantity: 12 oz (340 g)
- Dimensions: 2.7 x 3.5 x 6.2 in, 0.75 lbs (0.34 kg)
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Combo Discount: -$2.00
- Healthy Coffee Alternative
- USDA Organic
- Loose Yerba Mate
- Certified Organic by Clemson DPI
- Discover the Factor
A Treasure from South America Comes Home to You...
Discover Yerba Mate and Energize the Brazilian Way
Stands Out in the Crowd of Energizers
Mate enhances mental clarity, gives long lasting energy, while found by most to be free from the unpleasant side effects associated with coffee and other energizers.
More Antioxidants than Green Tea
Studies reveal Mate to be higher in antioxidants than green tea, partly due to its high Polyphenol content. Yerba Mate also contains vitamins including C, B1 and B2, as well as minerals important for metabolism including Chromium, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Potassium and Zinc. Our Mate is rich in bio-active compounds including Chlorophyll, Pantothenic Acid, Quercetin and Rutin.
Helps Manage Weight
Studies have shown the Yerba Mate stimulates the metabolism, helping people manage their weight.
Dark Roast, a Great Coffee Alternative
Our Dark Roast blends Mate Factor fresh Yerba Mate with delicious organic grains and herbs. The synergy of ingredients creates the robust flavor of a superb coffee alternative.
Need Energy? Pour up a Cup and... Discover the Mate Factor.
Mate Factor is Unique
- Fresh, not aged
- No smoky flavor.
Taste and Feel the Difference
Taking care to preserve the herb's natural vibrancy, vitamins, enzymes, bio-active components and flavor is the factor that delivers this delicious product to you. Mate available today is typically aged for at least one year. However, we deliver something special — Fresh Yerba Mate, with all the secrets of nature still intact. We process out Mate immediately upon harvest, seal in airtight packaging, and rush export to preserve freshness.
Love Heat, No Smoky Flavor
We carefully dry our herb using a process that protects its vital nutrients and natural flavor, which is smooth and delicious. This means protecting the bio-active compounds from heat, age and smoke.
We Trade Fairly
Mate Factor is founded upon and practices fair trading ethics. We have a personal friendship with our producers and enjoy helping increase the quality of life in their local communities.
Start with 1/4 cup of Dark Roast Mate per quart of water. Allow to steep in hot (not boiling) water for 3-5 minutes. Adjust the amount of Dark Roast Mate according to your desired strength. Add milk and sweetener to your taste.
Make a stronger brew by using 1/2 cup of Dark Roast Mate per quart of water. Allow to steep in hot (not boiling) water for 7-10 minutes. Add milk and sweetener to your taste and pour over a full cup of ice.
Tea Pot or Tea Ball
Start with 1 tablespoon of Dark Roast Mate per 12 oz cup of hot (not boiling) water. Let steep for 3-5 minutes. Adjust the amount of Dark Roast Mate according to your desired strength. Add milk and sweetener to your taste.
Use 1/4 cup of Dark Roast Mate per quart of water. Adjust the amount of Dark Roast Mate according to your desired strength. Add milk and sweetener to your taste.
Try Mate Dark Roast Latte
Using your espresso machine, put slightly less Dark Roast Mate in the espresso basket than you would use for coffee to allow for expansion. Pour in steamed milk and sweetener.
Certified Organic Ingredients: Yerba mate, roasted yerba mate, roasted barley, roasted carob, roasted chicory.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I looks like coffee, but it doesn't taste like coffee. It's a delicious break from coffee and unwanted caffeine.
I've used this Yerba Mate to get myself down to one cup of coffee in the morning. It gives me energy without making me jittery. It doesn't taste like coffee, but has the same richness. I add a packet of Stevia and enjoy the taste.