Posts Tagged ‘japan’

iced matcha latte

Matcha Doux Giveaway!

Have you tried Jugetsudo Organic Matcha Doux? It is a casual matcha and is perfect for making delicious drinks such as both hot and iced matcha lattes. It is sweetened with organic sugar for your convenience. If you have not yet tried it, now is a good time! You will receive a bag of Organic […]

sencha with camellia

All Teas are from the same plant…

Camellia is blooming now. In Japan, there are two kinds of camellia –sazanka 山茶花 and Tsubaki 椿。They look quite similar, so it’s hard to distinguish. They are both used for flower arrangements 茶花 at the traditional tea ceremony.  Rikyu 利休, who perfected the Japnaese tea ceremony in the 16th century, said the flower arrangements at the ceremonies should look natural, as if they […]

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 […]