News

  • In full bloom

    6 October 2013

    Our fields are awash with bright yellow now that our two-year-old plantation has come into full bloom. The spring air is redolent with the sweet fragrance of honey and humming with bees, particularly the heftier bumble bees that pollinate the...

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  • Living proof of Honyebush’s merits

    17 June 2013

    Beethoven Ferreira, fighting fit at the remarkable age of 91, is the “Jack Daniels” of the Honeybush industry. A firm advocate of the herb’s wellness benefits, Toven, as he is affectionately known in the valley, heads The Heights Tea...

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  • Expanding Nursery

    22 March 2013

    Our new seedling nursery expansion is underway...

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  • 15 months and thriving

    22 March 2013

    Blessed with fair weather our honeybush plants are now 15 months old and thriving. 

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  • Professor Richard Cowling joins the team

    22 March 2013

    We are delighted to announce that Professor Richard Cowling has agreed to join us as a Non-Exec Board Member-Chairman Designate of The Heights Tea Estate. (HTE). Prof Cowling is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Botany Department at...

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  • New Plants!

    22 March 2013

    We are very proud of the new c.Sub. plants...now 9 months old!

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  • Planting is proceeding apace

    22 March 2013

    Under the supervision of Rob Syme, the propagation of our Honeybush tea is in full swing.

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  • Honeybush flourishing

    22 March 2013

    6 months on and we're happy to report that our Honeybush plants are flourishing in the wild under the watchful eye of our farm manager Clive Tillett and Beauford the resident farm dog. Planting of our new stock from the nursery continues apace...

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