Poland has an interesting relationship with yerba mate that began in the 19th century and experienced several ups and downs in the 20th century. In this article, we’ll look at the history of yerba mate in Poland.
Mate is a beverage made with water and processed yerba mate leaves. Yerba mate is a species of Illex with the botanical name Ilex paraguariensis. It grows in the north of Argentina, Paraguay, and south of Brazil.