Welcome to the South African Honeybush Tea Association

SAHTA, where natural wellness meets conscious consumption. Allow us to take you on a journey of flavours and benefits, all derived from the rich heritage of our beloved Honeybush tea. Embrace the natural goodness of South African Honeybush tea and elevate your wellness journey.

What is SAHTA 

SAHTA is a dynamic and multifaceted organisation dedicated to advancing the Honeybush Industry and ensuring its sustainability.

Strategic representation
for industry growth

Advocating inclusively and resiliently for the industry

Empowering businesses for success

Championing environmental
conservation

Preserving the cultural Khoisan heritage

Uniting stakeholders
for shared values

Discover the essence of pure honeybush goodness

Honeybush (Cyclopia species) plays a crucial role in South Africa’s fynbos, flourishing in the expansive regions of the Eastern and Western Cape provinces. Among the 23 species, only a select few are chosen for tea production. Notably, the cherished Cyclopia species used for tea include Intermedia, Subternata, Maculata, Longifolia, Genistoides, and Plicata.

23 Species of Honeybush

Honeybush, a treasured botanical gem native to South Africa and part of the fynbos biome, is the heart and soul of a unique and burgeoning industry. This remarkable wild plant, scientifically known as Cyclopia, is celebrated for its exquisite aroma, captivating flavour, and rich tapestry of health benefits.

INTERMEDIA

SUBTERNATA

LONGIFOLIA

SAHTA Membership

Become a member of SAHTA and join a community dedicated to promoting the rich heritage of South African Honeybush tea. As a member, you’ll have access to exclusive benefits, including industry insights, networking opportunities, and resources to enhance your business success.¬†

Honeybush processors

Tons exported in 2023

Tons harvested in 2023

Our Blog

Introducing the SAHTA Blog, your gateway to all things honeybush tea! Discover the latest trends, fascinating facts, and insightful articles that celebrate the natural wellness and conscious consumption of South African Honeybush tea. Join us on this incredible journey and elevate your wellness experience today.

5 Honeybush Hampers up for grabs

5 Honeybush Hampers up for grabs

November Competition Time! Exciting news for all our Honeybush enthusiasts - we're giving away 5 incredible Honeybush hampers worth R250 each!* This is your golden opportunity to indulge in the delightful world of Honeybush. Participating is easy: Scroll down to the...

Asparagus with Honeybush Citrus Dressing

Asparagus with Honeybush Citrus Dressing

Ingredients: 20ml Honeybush syrup [ see below ] 450g asparagus, ends trimmed 20ml olive oil 1 large orange, segmented 30g toasted pine nuts 20g shaved parmesan cheese to decorate. Torn basil leaves to decorate. Honeybush Syrup : 4 Honeybush tea bags 50ml Water 20g...

Enter to Win 1 of 5 Honeybush Hampers!

Enter to Win 1 of 5 Honeybush Hampers!

 Competition Time! Exciting news for all our Honeybush enthusiasts - we're giving away 5 incredible Honeybush hampers worth R250 each!* This is your golden opportunity to indulge in the delightful world of Honeybush. Participating is easy: Scroll down to the bottom of...