Fact File

NUTRITIONAL TABLE FOR ROOIBOS TEA

The table below provides the typical nutritional information for rooibos tea (traditional and green rooibos) to be printed on all Rooibos tea packaging in future. It is in line with the latest food labelling legislation published on 1 March 2010 - Regulation 146 of the Foodstuff, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act (Act 54 of 1972) that comes in to effect on 1 March 2011

ROOIBOS TEA: TYPICAL NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION*

Per 100 ml tea Per single serving (200 ml tea)
Energy (kJ) 0 0
Protein (g) 0 0
Glycaemic carbohydrate (g)
of which total sugar (g)
0
0
0
0
Total fat (g)
of which saturated fat (g)
0
0
0
0
Dietary fibre (g)** 0 0
Total sodium (mg) 3.8 7.6



*Provided by the South African Rooibos Council based on analysis at SANAS-accredited laboratories **Fibre content determined with AOAC 985.29 method

Rooibos is naturally free from kilojoules and fat and very low in sodium
Rooibos is naturally caffeine free
Rooibos is a natural source of antioxidants