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our best-selling mecha, bud tea

Our Best-Selling Mecha

Mecha (芽茶)is green tea powder made of new buds of tea plant. The baby leaves are packed with a natural umami component called theanine.
It has a strong, yet rounded flavor.
Many sushi restaurants in Tokyo choose to serve this tea to their customers.
Our parent company in Japan sells 30 tons of this tea a year.
Try our best-selling mecha for yourself!
Organic Mecha Teabags

New Year's Resolution #5

New Year’s Resolution #5

Let’s say NO to plastic and paper. Let’s say YES to ceramic cups and mugs!
Teas taste way better and it’s friendlier to environment!
Happy 2018!

national tin can day

Happy National Tin Can Day!

The tin can was invented in the early 1800’s in Europe.
Funny thing is…the can opener wasn’t invented until 1858. For almost half a century, people hacked, chopped and chiseled to open the cans!
Jugetsudo’s tin cans are easy to open and there is an inner lid to keep the tea fresh!
Sencha in a Tin
Genmaicha in a Tin
Hojicha in a Tin

new year's resolution#4

New Year’s Resolution #4

New Year’s Resolution #4: Look for quality rather than quantity. The price of a good product most likely reflects its quality. Treat yourself with high grade tea!

Happy 2018!

happy national hot tea day

Happy National Hot Tea Day!

January 12th is National Hot Tea Day.
Let’s celebrate with a nice cup of hot green tea. Cheers!

new year's resolution #3

New Year’s Resolution #3

Start a new habit of drinking green tea rather than sweetened drinks. Green tea has lots of health benefits and boosting your metabolism is one of them. It doesn’t happen in one day. Drink tea every day!
Happy 2018!

new year's resolution #2

New Year’s Resolution #2

Take a moment and make some tea. Slowly and carefully. Relax and enjoy the flavorful tea. Happy 2018!

new year's resolution#1

New Year’s Resolution #1

Get a thermos so that you can make tea and bring it with you everywhere you go. Happy 2018!

Let's celebrate new year with Jugetsudo matcha!

Happy New Year!

May 2018 be a good year for you all!

matcha bowl

Matcha Bowls

Matcha bowls, or chawan, are beautifully decorated bowls that are used to make matcha.

Four seasons play a big role in Japanese culture and matcha bowls are no exception. In summer, you should choose a chawan that looks cool and in winter, a warm looking one.

If the bowl has a flower pattern on it, you should be careful when to use it. You should not use a bowl with a flower that is out of season. For example, a bowl with cherry blossoms should not be used in summer or a bowl with fall foliage in spring. Also, you should avoid using it right in the full bloom season. Japanese believe that the flower pattern on the bowl cannot compete the beauty of the real flower. It is always a good idea to use chawan with flowers that are just a bit ahead of season. The same applies to patterns of kimono.

There are lots of written/unwritten rules like this in Japanese culture. It can be too much or unreasonable sometimes, but trying to enjoy and understand them is valuable. The rules like these are what make Japanese culture rich, complex and interesting.
Matcha Fuji no Haru–Ceremonial Grade