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All the benefits of rooibos tea...with the style of coffee

Made using only 100% premium Rooibos tea, red espresso® is naturally caffeine-free and easy to make at home. It is a great choice if you are health-conscious, lead an active lifestyle, are pregnant or nursing, looking to cut down on caffeine – or simply want to enjoy healthy, refreshing drinks – like the popular red cappuccino®, homemade iced tea (fresh red®), milk shakes and smoothies – for the whole family.

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A bag of Red Espresso coffee alternative

•    100% natural
•    Single ingredient: 100% premium rooibos tea
•    Naturally caffeine-free
•    Contains 5x more antioxidants than green tea; 10x more antioxidants than regular rooibos tea
•    Ground to a ready-to-use espresso grind
•    Easy to make in an espresso machine, Italian stovetop moka pot, French Press, filter machine
•    Makes a range of hot and cold rooibos drinks, including lattes, cappuccinos, iced teas, smoothies, shakes and more
•    A multi-award-winning innovation from South Africa
•    Store in a cool, dry place. Keep sealed. Do not refrigerate. Use within 6 months of opening.

red espresso® is a great choice if you are health-conscious, lead an active lifestyle, are pregnant or nursing, or simply want to serve your family healthy, refreshing drinks.

Made from 100% rooibos tea, it shares in the plant’s seemingly infinite health benefits.
Red Espresso in a cup


Health Benefits

•    It helps soothe headaches
•    It has a relaxing effect on the central nervous system
•    It alleviates insomnia and irritability
•    It helps to boost the immune system
•    It promotes heart health
•    It acts as a digestive aid
•    It helps with the relief of stomach cramps, ulcers, nausea, heartburn and constipation
•    It has antiallergenic and anti-asthmatic properties
•    It contains no oxalic acid and is therefore a good choice for those prone to kidney stones
•    It has low tannin, so is not bitter tasting like other teas. It also means that absorption of iron and proteins into the body is less affected, making it particularly good for pregnant women and people who are anemic
•    It is inherently sweet, low in calories, and can be enjoyed without sugar – making it an ideal choice for diabetics or people on calorie-restricted diets.


Red Espresso products and suggested serving

red espresso®’s unique flavour (which does not taste like coffee) is naturally sweet with slightly earthy undertones.

It has a full-bodied, rich and well-rounded mouth-feel with a refreshing, clean finish.

Whether you are a coffee drinker who wants to cut down the caffeine or a tea lover who wants to enjoy tea in a sophisticated new style, red espresso® allows you to enjoy a range of red drinks that suit your individual taste - and are easy to prepare at home.


 Where to Buy red espresso®

The Tea and Coffee Emporium  - Online and Retail Store

The Coffee Co - Retail Store

Woolworths - Online and Retail Store

@home - Retail Store

Pick 'n Pay - Online and Retail Store

Spar - Retail Store

Food Lovers Market - Retail Store

Dis-Chem Pharmacys - Retail Store

Wellness Warehouse - Online and Retail Store

Yuppiechef - Online and Retail Store

24/7 Coffee Online - Online and Retail Store