AMANDA is one of the most popular tea brands in Argentina, from the company La Cachuera S.A with more than 90 years of experience in the production of yerba mate.
Yerba mate translates to mate herb, with the word mate originally deriving from the word mati, a complex Quechua word with multiple meanings. Mati means, among other things, "container for a drink", "infusion of a herb" and "calabash". The infusion is drunk from a container (typically a gourd) filled three-fourths full with dry leaves (and stems) of the mate plant. The leaves are infused with water at a temperature of 70-80 °C.
The gourd is also called guampa, porongo or cuia depending on the country. You drink through a special metal straw (bombilla in Spanish, bomba in Portuguese). The calabash is passed and refilled from one person to the other (usually in a circle of seats).
Ingredients: Mate Tea (Yerba Mate).
Average nutritional values per 100g: Energy 394 kJ / 94 kcal.; fat 0g, of which fatty acids 0g; carbohydrate 20g, of which sugar 4.8g; protein 1.8g; Salt 0.04g.
Food Type: Mate tea with stems
Country of Origin: Argentina
Importer: Cachina OÜ, Liikuri 16, 13618. Tallinn, Estonia