Original Ground Red Espresso - rooibos espresso tea

Our signature ground rooibos

Rich, full-bodied rooibos strength and flavour

Make South Africa’s much-loved red cappuccino and red latte with our signature ground rooibos. 100% premium rooibos tea that has been specially ground for use in coffee appliances, it delivers a strong, full-bodied rooibos espresso that is the base for all of our red drinks.

Ideal if you’re looking for a healthy alternative to coffee or if you prefer your rooibos tea stronger.

Naturally caffeine-free with 10 x more antioxidants than traditionally brewed rooibos, it is perfect for the whole family to enjoy anytime of the day or night.

✓  Pre-ground
✓  20 servings
✓  Food Review Best New Product 2006 South Africa
✓  SCAA Best New Product 2008 USA
✓  World Tea Expo Top 10 2008 USA
✓  Easy to make on an espresso machine using our customised RCP basket or a standard double filter basket
✓  Also suitable for use on a French Press, Aeropress and stovetop espresso maker
  Not suitable for use in Super automatic machines or Bean-to-cup machines
✓  100% premium rooibos tea
  Slow grown at highest altitude as close to nature as possible
  Frequently asked questions

Made from100% rooibos tea (Aspalathus Linearis).

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  Naturally caffeine-free
  A potent antioxidant boost of flavoursome tea
  5x more antioxidants than green tea
  10x more antioxidants than regular rooibos tea
  CANSA Smart Choice
  Immune boosting
  No additives, preservatives or colorants
  Low in tannin
  Halaal and Kosher-certified

It’s so easy to make our ground rooibos at home on your coffee appliance. Pre-ground and ready to use.

Make it on your home espresso machine

  1. Fill the double basket with 12g (two table spoons) of red espresso rooibos
  2. Make a 60ml/2oz shot
  3. Enjoy as an espresso with honey or lemon
  4. Or add foamed milk for a red cappuccino with a drizzle of honey and a dusting of cinnamon

Not for use in automatic machines

Make it on your Aeropress

  1. Scoop 14g red espresso rooibos
  2. Fill with hot water
  3. Stir gently
  4. Allow to brew for 1 minute

Make it on your French Press

  1. Use 12g (two table spoons) of red espresso rooibos per cup
  2. Top with just-boiled water
  3. Stir gently and allow to brew for 2 – 3 minutes
  4. To adjust the strength add more ground rooibos

Make it on your Stovetop Moka Pot

  1. Fill the filter basket evenly leaving enough space for our red espresso rooibos to expand
  2. Place on a medium heat and allow to percolate

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 16 reviews

    Red Espresso - Ground red rooibos tea - South African


    This product is always top shelf. This time the customer service was even better than that! Cheers Red Espresso team!

    I find this product very very interesting.

    I am an avid tea drinker and my palate likes the effect.

    I make the cappuccino

    So I have made and enjoyed it in the evenings as a Rooibos cappuccino. Delicious. And great for people who simply do not like coffee and otherwise always have to depend only on a teabag in the cup. I will buy again.

    Interesting take on tea

    I really like espresso, and this seemed like an interesting way to drink it when I don’t want caffeine. The texture is very similar to coffee espresso!

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