What they've been saying
Over the years we’ve been featured by curious print, web and radio outlets from all over the globe. And we’ve been singled out by business partners and industry contacts too. Here’s a selection of our most recent greatest hits…
A fancy cool espresso beverage that’s a superfood
“As the world’s first red Rooibos tea espresso, it is caffeine-free and loaded with antioxidants. Monique and Pete Ethelston, Co-founders of red espresso®, join us from South Africa to share how they started red espresso®, what it’s like living in South Africa, how they team up with red Rooibos farmers and practice fair trade. They have been giving back to the community in so many ways while creating a healthy, fancy, cool espresso beverage.”
Now you CAN finish dinner with espresso!
“We all know that the perfect way to finish a meal is with a strong cup of espresso, but we also know that this is followed with a night of tossing and turning. However, now coffee lovers can indulge in a flavourful hot drink in the evening without the caffeinated side effect as a revolutionary new beverage is unveiled.”
The couple behind the caffeine-free espresso that might fight cancer
"Put their powder through any high-pressure espresso machine and you’ll get all the intense flavor of a coffee-based drink and almost six times the antioxidants and other cancer-fighting properties of regular tea — with none of the caffeine."
Red Espresso: The Tea you can drink as an Espresso?
“red espresso® serves as the combination of two very different drinking cultures. You get the hard-hitting flavours that are so awesome in coffee-based drinks but all the health benefits and antioxidants you get from tea. Having red espresso® on a café menu as a decaf alternative could become a major phenomenon because it is a genuinely good product that caters to a genuine need—that of drinking something without caffeine that would give you the feel of drinking coffee, but with a better taste and quality than decaf.”
Red, red Rooibos - The herbal tea that now drinks like coffee
“Athletes, nutritionists, yogis, pregnant women, and children are a few of the caffeine-adverse folks who can now participate in café culture, thanks to caffeine-free red espresso®.”
By coffee fans, for coffee fans!
red espresso® was able to deliver the rich, full, espresso-like taste with Rooibos. I made shots for several Rooibos fans, most of whom were not coffee drinkers, and they all enjoyed the rich flavor. It was a hit.
The Coffee Mag
“red cappuccino® may look, act and sound just like any other high-end espresso-based drink, but it is naturally caffeine-free and it also contains five times more antioxidants than green tea, making it the very definition of a superfood. What’s more, red espresso® boosts immunity, alleviates pain and fights cancer…Add a dash of honey, and it tastes amazing too.”
STRONG Fitness Magazine
"Is reducing your caffeine intake on your list of resolutions? Don't wait for the new year to experiment with healthy alternatives! Heat up these antioxidant-packed superfood lattes using Rooibos and discover delicious new ways to kick-start your day. The superfood brand, red espresso®, condenses the tea into a concentrated espresso-style product to be used as a coffee substitute. Swapping your regular cappuccino for one with Rooibos will boost your energy and your immune system, detox your body and calm your mind."
The future of expresso is red
“red espresso® plays by coffee rules, but with all the benefits of Rooibos tea: no caffeine and loads of antioxidants. This caffeine-free hottie works in the same way as coffee espresso and can be used in an espresso machine for lattes, cappuccinos and iced teas. It’s a winner with O staff.”
“Home-grown, globally-known, healthy innovation. There’s a quiet revolution happening in coffee – red espresso®. It’s got ten times the antioxidants of Rooibos and is caffeine-kick free. Enjoy red cappuccino® – it’s on its way to world domination.”
Worth a shot
“The latest sensation in the café society drinking circles is red espresso®. Instead of cocoa beans, imagine your morning espresso, cappuccino, frappe or latte made with Rooibos leaves. Try it before you knock it. With ten times more antioxidants than a normal cuppa Rooibos and the same espresso enjoyment, it’s worth a shot.”
"Rooibos is as old as the arid mountains it comes from, but one South African company is using technology to supersize its health benefits and catapult the tea your granny drank into the 21st century."Read more
"Heart warming Rooibos tea has been a South African staple for generations. Now, a new wave of producers, baristas and chefs is showing the world that Rooibos also has a dashing contemporary side."