Genmaicha is a traditional Japanese blend of green tea leaves and grilled rice. Its humble origins stretch far back into Japanese history.
Genmaicha is a traditional Japanese blend of green tea leaves, grilled and puffed rice.
Usually produced from fall harvests before the cold season, its humble origins stretch back in to Japanese history.
Always popular in the winter for its warm, comforting aromas and its low level of caffeine, it suits any tea time perfectly.
- Cultivar: Yabukita
- Producer: M. Suzuki
- Altitude: 400m
- Date of harvest: May 15, 2021
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