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Tea Varieties

Tea Varieties

Sencha, gyokuro, and matcha are unique teas. The differences are in the way they are cultivated, harvested, and prepared. Sencha About 75% of all tea harvested in Japan is graded as sencha. Sencha varies...

Tea Varieties

Sencha, gyokuro, and matcha are unique teas. The differences are in the way they are cultivated, harvested, and prepared. Sencha About 75% of all tea harvested in Japan is graded as sencha. Sencha varies...

How many cups can I prepare from 1 bag/canister of your tea?

How many cups can I prepare from 1 bag/canister...

Gyokuro and Sencha  1 bag is usually 100g (3.5 ounces). 1-2 level teaspoons for 120 to 240cc (4 to 8 ounces depending on how strong you like your tea) of...

How many cups can I prepare from 1 bag/canister...

Gyokuro and Sencha  1 bag is usually 100g (3.5 ounces). 1-2 level teaspoons for 120 to 240cc (4 to 8 ounces depending on how strong you like your tea) of...

Which tea is best for you?

Which tea is best for you?

The choice is yours. All are fresh, delicious and invigorating! Netto Gyokuro High grade gyokuro from Uji. This tea has a wonderful naturally sweet aroma and a crisp gyokuro taste. Delicious hot...

Which tea is best for you?

The choice is yours. All are fresh, delicious and invigorating! Netto Gyokuro High grade gyokuro from Uji. This tea has a wonderful naturally sweet aroma and a crisp gyokuro taste. Delicious hot...

Good gyokuro is aged

High-Quality Gyokuro is Aged

High quality gyokuro leaves are (unlike sencha) aged to create a tea renowned for its distinct taste and aroma. This aging blends and mellows the flavenoids and other organic compounds...

High-Quality Gyokuro is Aged

High quality gyokuro leaves are (unlike sencha) aged to create a tea renowned for its distinct taste and aroma. This aging blends and mellows the flavenoids and other organic compounds...

Why are First-Harvest Teas Best?

Why are First-Harvest Teas Best?

The first harvest is in spring. There are 1 or 2 more harvests during the summer. First-harvest teas taste better and contain more polyphenols and vitamins than second and third harvest...

Why are First-Harvest Teas Best?

The first harvest is in spring. There are 1 or 2 more harvests during the summer. First-harvest teas taste better and contain more polyphenols and vitamins than second and third harvest...

How much caffeine is in green tea & matcha?

How much caffeine is in green tea & matcha?

Not all green tea is the same- it comes in many varieties, including matcha, sencha, and gyokuro. The precise amount of caffeine in green tea will depend on the type of...

How much caffeine is in green tea & matcha?

Not all green tea is the same- it comes in many varieties, including matcha, sencha, and gyokuro. The precise amount of caffeine in green tea will depend on the type of...