Japan

Japan mainly produces green teas. Teas are classified in Japan according to their style (Sencha, Gyokuro, Kabusecha, Kukicha, Kamairicha, Bancha, Genmaicha, etc.).

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Kabusecha Takamado

Grown and processed in the region of Uji in Japan, this "shade-tea" is of great finesse. Shade structures which block up to 70% of the light are placed over the tea plants two weeks before harvest in order to soften the leaves and increase the chlorophyll concentration.

Sencha Tsukigase Organic

This Sencha, crafted by one of our favorite producers in Nara, is composed of a diverse mix of leaves and yellowish stems.

Bancha Shizuoka

A flat-leaf Japanese green tea from the region of Shizuoka. Contains very little caffeine. Gives a sweet liquor with very little astrincency. A perfect introduction to Japanese tea.

Gyokuro Okabe

Here is a "Precious Dew"  from the Shizuoka region produced from the Samidori cultivar, often used to make Gyokuro and Matcha.

Gyokuro Shizuoka Organic

The Okabe farmers cooperative offers us this Gyokuro produced following the covered method of cultivation giving it its characteristic taste from shade.

Gyokuro Shizuoka Organic (Tea Box)

Our tea packs contain a selection from our bestselling teas.  Inside: each tea is vacuum packed to retain freshness and to assure authenticity.  Outside: the box is covered with all the information you need on the tea's origin, the producer profile, a taste description plus the tea's levels of antioxidants and caffeine.

Yakushima Organic

Japan is not well known for its black teas. It took us five years of research (and tastings) to find a decent representative of this unusual tea style with a true sense of identity. Something both unique and resolutely Japanese in style, adding a new element to our catalogue Smooth, aromatic and bursting with warm flavours, our Yakushima organic rides a fine line between bold and refined.

Sencha Koshun Organic

This Sencha from Shizuoka region comes from a rare cultivar called Koshun and is known for its intense floral bouquet.

Sencha Sakamoto

This small batch of Sencha is a special lot from a section of M. Sakamoto’s garden where Koshun cultivar is grown rather than the traditional Yabukita.

Kukicha Organic

Enjoyable Japanese green tea made with a mixture of twigs and leaves of Sencha.

Kabusecha Surugawase

Produced by Asami Ito, the only woman producer in Shizuoka, this Kabusecha Surugawase shows an incredible vitamin concentration, like only the richest Japanese teas can offer. Dense bright green liquor promises an intense aromatic experience.

Sencha Ashikubo Organic

This tea comes from the magnificent Ashikubo valley and has undergone a long drying process.

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