Love Chipa and Yerba Mate? Then Yerba Mate Chipa is for you

The much loved street food Chipa, has been combined with the national infusion of Argentina, Yerba Mate (a herbal tea type drink) to make a new product. The new product concept was unveiled in the Capital city of Misiones, Posadas, last week. Misiones is the key producer of Yerba Mate within Argentina. Chipa is a…

Japan gets a taste for Yerba Mate

The Japanese market for Yerba Mate is growing according to recent reports, with demand growing for the traditional Argentine drink. The promotion of Yerba Mate to the asian market was started six years ago by the cooperative Alfredo Kallus. The firm Atree Co sells the Argentine Yerba Mate product direct to the descendants of South…

Argentina celebrates the 197th anniversary of its declaration of independence

Today on the 9th July 2013, Argentina celebrates the 197th anniversary of its declaration of independence from the United Provinces of South America. What today is commonly referred to as the Independence of Argentina was declared on 9th July 1816 by the Congress of Tucuman. On that day independence was declared of the United Provinces…

Yerba Mate is voted by law the “national infusion” of Argentina

Buenos Aires – The Argentine Senate has passed and signed into law two projects that have declared Argentine wine the “national drink” and Yerba Mate the “national infusion” of Argentina. This will result in boosting their promotion on a worldwide level. In the case of the wine, which had been previously declared by decree the…

Yerba Mate Frozen Latte – Perfect for summer

Here at Look South Tours we love Yerba Mate, and when we saw this recipe for a yummy Frozen Mate Latte from Winsome tea company, we had to share it with you so you could try it this summer:   Yerba Mate Frozen latte Place the following ingredients into a blender: 1 cup brewed jerboa…

Yerba Mate growers in Misiones given option to rent passenger transport

The Province of Misiones plans to buy 100 collective passenger transport vehicles with the aim of selling them through a rental scheme to Yerba Mate producers and growers. The aim of this new measure is to eradicate dangerous old unsafe vehicles from being used to transport Yerba Mate workers and to prevent further accidents from…

Top 5 reasons to visit Northern Argentina

Here at Look South Tours we are passionate about Northern Argentina and the wealth of natural and historical treasures it has for tourists to discover. Below we have listed our top 5 reasons why you should venture North of Buenos Aires to the beautiful Northern regions of Misiones and Corrientes on your next Argentine adventure….