Why is First-Harvest Japanese Green Tea Better?

There are 2-3 tea harvests in Japan each year. The first harvest is in late April or early May. There are 1 or 2 more harvest during the summer.

Japanese Green Tea Online only ships first-harvest teas

There is a tremendous difference in quality between teas from the first harvest and all the rest.

First-harvest Japanese green tea

First-harvest teas not only taste better they also contain more polyphenols and vitamins than second and third harvest teas.