Japan Green Teas

The first country to be influenced by the Chinese tea culture was Japan. The Buddhist monks who traveled to China to learn Buddhism on their return brought some tea seeds and tea bushes and started growing tea around the Buddhist monasteries. For the Japanese, tea is more than just a drink. The tea ceremony, whose aim is to help the spirit find peace, has effectively straddled centuries and borders. Japan consumes most of its green teas and hence good Japanese green teas are difficult to obtain outside the country.


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1st Grade Gyokuro Asahi (Pearl Dew)

1st Grade Gyokuro Asahi (Pearl Dew)

Gyokuro means "Pearl Dew."  It is shaded green tea and considered as one of the most outstanding green teas in Japan, giving light green...
$3.50

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Genmai Cha

Genmai Cha

This premium tea is made by mixing bancha and genmai (husked grains of roasted brown rice) together.   Use 1 teaspoon (3g) dried leaves per 6 ounces...
$2.50

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Houjicha (Roasted Bancha Tea)

Houjicha (Roasted Bancha Tea)

This tea drink is a bancha that is lightly roasted, which gives it a nutty flavor. Not at all a connoisseur tea, but a fun everyday drink that goes...
$2.75

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Japanese Organic Matcha

Japanese Organic Matcha

Matcha is made of Ten Cha, a partially shade-grown tea.  High grade Matcha is used in traditional Japanese tea ceremony.  This Matcha is blended for...
$7.50

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Jo Genmai Cha (Excellent Grade Genmai)

Jo Genmai Cha (Excellent Grade Genmai)

This Japanese tea is a half-rice blend (popped Genmai rice and glutinous rice) and half-sencha. It has a wonderful, delicate, salty, toasted flavor....
$4.50

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Matcha Genmai Cha

Matcha Genmai Cha

This tea is made by mixing sencha and genmai (husked grains of roasted brown rice) together. This tea also mixes small green pearls of matcha, the...
$4.50

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Organic Genmai Cha

Organic Genmai Cha

Our organic Genmai Cha from Hamamatsucho, Shizuoka prefecture is made with asamushi (light-steamed) leaves to give it a lighter, more grassy flavor...
$5.00

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Organic Green Kukicha

Organic Green Kukicha

This organic Japanese sencha stem tea brews a dark golden-green liquor with a pleasantly mild, mouth-filling flavor and a nutty finish.  Use spring...
$3.50

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Organic Green Pomegranate Sencha

Organic Green Pomegranate Sencha

Organic Japanese sencha is fragrantly scented with pomegranate and flower petals to create this delicate tasting yet satisfying tea. The flavor is...
$3.00

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Organic Hoji Cha

Organic Hoji Cha

Our organic Hoji Cha from Fujieda, Shizuoka prefecture combines roasted leaves and stems in a 50/50 ratio for a delicate balance of sweet and earthy...
$5.00

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