Rooibos Gallery

Processing Plant

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Ready to be taken to the Processing Plant
Chopping Rooibos by machine
Large sharp blades chop the tea in 3 mm length
Blades are sharpen regularly to get a neat cut
Chopped tea
Chopped Rooibos in heaps
Bruising Rooibos
Detaching bruised Rooibos
Spreading Rooibos to dry on cement field
Preparations to pick up dried tea
a Tractor with an implement is used to pick up the tea in bulk bags, weighing about 500 kg
Picking up dried tea is a very dusty process
a Large brush pick up the dried tea
a Forklift is needed to carry the bulk bag to the barn
 
 

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