Argentine 'Yerba Mate Tea' comes to Mumbai

Nov 20, 2017, 14:53 IST | mid-day online correspondent

The Consulate General of Argentina in Mumbai in collaboration with The Institute Nacional de la Yerba Mate (INYM) opens its route to the Indian tea market by means of popularising the benefits and scientific significance of the Argentine tea

The Consulate General of Argentina in Mumbai in collaboration with The Institute Nacional de la Yerba Mate (INYM) opens its route to the Indian tea market by means of popularising the benefits and scientific significance of the Argentine tea. The Residence of the Embassy of Argentina/Consulate General of Argentina in Mumbai recently hosted a high tea event in New Delhi and Mumbai in the honorary presence of Institute Nacional de la Yerba Mate (INYM) along with the esteemed participation of tea sommeliers, Tea Trails, Food Halls and distributors.

Argentine 'Yerba Mate Tea' comes to Mumbai
Yerba Mate Tea

Describing the beneficial qualities of Yerba Mate, 'Jeronimo Lagier, Director, INYM said, "With a higher count of antioxidants, it is a greener version of the healthy Green Tea, which increases one's immunity and also satisfies the taste buds - with the Indian blends such as Ginger, Cardamom, Tulsi, Ginger, Honey and Green Tea. Our purpose in India is to cement our relationship through this drink as we know that India also consists of a large demographic of tea drinkers."

The event marked the launch of Argentina's National drink 'Yerba Mate Tea' in India. It was organised in a bid to commemorate Indian herbs and Yerba Mate Tea for its health-giving effects. Yerba Mate Tea is not only a delicious drink but also has ingredients that boost the body's defences. The main event was followed by an elaborate tango performance by Abrazo Tango and an interaction session between the launch team and guests.

The guest list for the evening tea included renowned food bloggers from Delhi and Mumbai, who imparted their expert advice on global tea culture and variety of teas as well as shared their valuable feedback on Yerba Mate Tea. Ace tea sommelier, Anamika Singh, enriched the occasion with her special blends followed by a session on the world of brewing. The event had a bright attendance of tea enthusiasts who collectively praised the tea for its taste and nourishing effects.

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