4 Generations & Further – Family Gehm

The Family Gehm – Felipe, Ticiano & Simone Gehm. Fabricio do Canto. Vilsom & Salete Gehm, Leticia & Raven, Tiago Gehm. Photos by Victor Hugo Cecatto Autonomous farmers like Family Gehm are now officially permitted to produce organic craft mates....

Drink Renewable Forest Energy

Drink Renewable Forest Energy Committed to protecting climate creating forests, but also bring the highest quality of nourishment to men, animals and for the forest itself, Meta Mate has embarked on a regenerative agricultural project with German drink producer Voelkel. The area that will be...

SESSION:MATE MAKING

SESSION:MATE MAKING Mate is the fuel that keeps the congress going. For those who attended Mate Making workshops or drank Mate with us at the 36C3 you can FIND THEM HERE We all drink lots of Mate at the Congress. Pur your bottle aside and let’s try the real thing! Besides the mind...

Lunar Legacy

Lunar Legacy An eclipse is a time of introspection….a time to go inside and reflect. Without sounding to esoteric, this is also the function of a good mate, to take the time alone, or together with someone to share a moment. The Guarani were said to sit under the stars and...

Lucid Dream Harvest.

Lucid Dream Harvest. It is true that every harvest that we do is unique with it’s fresh flavors and wild energies and. Meta Mate’s July 2019 Moonshine Harvest is certainly no exception. The moon was shining brightly in the forest as Tiago and Ticiano Gehm together with a...

C4MB0N@

Although Meta Mate specialises in hand made mate coming from biodiverse forests, we do see the value of working hand and hand with the industry and value all technological innovations that add to the variety of mate production. understand mate, this product perhaps...

23 Trails

In the Mate world, it is a well known fact that the best leaves come from the forest in Parana. In former times, before Argenntina produced mate, leaves from Parana were shipped down the River Iguacu to Argentina and Uruguay.  Barao always sourced its premium Mate...

Purinox – a tale of friendship and fun…..

Years ago during an annual production trip to Brasil we were recommended by our partners Barao de Cotegipe to visit a local bomba production facility next door. Meta Mate founder Fabricio followed Sergio Picolo’s advise and paid a visit to PurInox and was impressed...

History being MATE

The old barbaqua from the Family Gehm has been used for the past 40 years to dry Mate, yet pieces of it date back to the early 1900`s from Salete Gehm’s grandfather’s mate production. This is a very rare construction, as most old barbaquas were burnt down...

Making Mate – Raw Material

Meta Mate is known for showing customers that mate is more than just mate. Besides our seasonal harvests that vary with taste according to the moon, our drying techniques influence the flavours of the mate greatly, and this contrast is best demonstrated in the...