Cruz de Malta Traditional

Cruz de Malta Traditional

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Cruz de Malta Traditional is a hugely popular Argentine yerba mate brand made by big-name manufacturer Molinos. Cruz de Malta has been around since 1874, which makes it a dependable and classic blend with rich flavors. You truly can’t go wrong with Cruz de Malta. Even celebrities like Tim Ferriss have given shout-outs to Cruz de Malta.


Yerba mate enthusiasts of Cruz de Malta Traditional say that it’s a brand you can count on. Cruz de Malta Traditional has a typical Argentine cut, with a nice balance of stems, leaves, and dust. In fact, Cruz de Malta recently updated their blend to have larger leaves, so the flavor lasts longer.

The flavor of Cruz de Malta is likewise high-quality. Drinkers describe it as well-balanced, polished and bold. Unlike other yerba mates, Cruz de Malta is on the stronger side, which is a plus for drinkers who need the energy kick. Some say the taste is crisp and leafy, falling within the traditional flavor profile.

Added Flavors

Cruz de Malta Traditional has no special added flavors. Instead, it offers a classic yerba mate taste, with woody notes.

Nutritional Information

Cruz de Malta Traditional is a bit stronger than your average yerba mate. In terms of gluten, the package doesn’t mention that it’s gluten-free so you should be careful if you’re celiac or gluten-sensitive.

Beginner-Friendly Ranking

Cruz de Malta Traditional is the best choice for beginners. Even though it’s a bit bolder than other yerba mates, it’s beloved by many drinkers for its uplifting flavor and depth. It’s a must-try yerba mate that showcases traditional flavor at its finest. Plus, it’s more affordable than other brands.


Cruz de Malta Traditional recently redesigned its packaging (available in both 1kg and 500g sizes). You’ll easily find this brand by the red Maltese cross over a white background. As you may have guessed, that’s where the Cruz de Malta name comes from!


500g, 1kg


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2 reviews for Cruz de Malta Traditional

  1. Ana

    Not sure I can tell the difference between the new branding and the other but I like it anyway.

  2. Sara

    I love this stuff

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Cruz De Malta

Cruz de Malta is one of the oldest Argentinian brands, producing yerba mate since 1874.  The brand focuses on authentic, traditional flavor and high quality. This is achieved by a careful process of harvesting, aging, and selection.

Besides the traditional yerba mate, Cruz de Malta has a range of ‘yerbas compuestas’ – a mate blend of yerba mate and herbs. Examples of these are yerba mate with boldo and mint; yerba mate with chamomile; and yerba mate and green tea.

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