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Drinking tea is about sharing a moment with another person. Meet the people behind the tea of Japan here at Yunomi.
The tea farmers, producers, and merchants of Yunomi

Vendors by Category

Size reference

  • Artisanal, 1-5 employees (excluding family)
  • Small: 6-20 employees
  • Medium: 21-50 employees
  • Large: 51-100 employees
  • Major: 100+ employees

TEA FARMS

Some farms of factories and some factories also have their own tea fields. Where the majority of the vendor's teas are purchased from other farms, they are considered factories. Farmer cooperatives are also listed here regardless of size. 

  1. Azuma Tea Garden - Kyoto, family business, artisanal
  2. Chiran Tea Farm - Kagoshima, family business, small
  3. Dokodemosora Tea Farm - Wakayama, family business, artisanal
  4. Hachimanjyu Yakushima Tea - Kagoshima, family business, artisanal
  5. Haruo Ogose - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  6. Higashiyamacha - Shizuoka (Retail division of the Higashiyama Village Tea Farmers Cooperative)
  7. Hiraoka Tea Garden - Saitama, family business, artisanal
  8. JA Kagoshima Chagyo - Kagoshima Farmers Cooperative
  9. JA Kochi - Kochi Farmers Cooperative
  10. Kanazawa Daichi - Ishikawa (mugicha, etc), family business, major
  11. Kirishima Tea Farm - Kagoshima, family business, small
  12. Kuma Tea Gardens - Fukuoka, family business, artisanal
  13. Kaneroku Matsuyama Tea Garden - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  14. Kashima Tea Garden - Miyagi, family business, artisanal
  15. Kurihara Family Tea Farm - Fukuoka, family business, artisanal
  16. Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms - Kyoto, family business, small
  17. Marushige Shimizu Tea Farm - Mie, family business, artisanal
  18. Morita Tea Garden - Saitama, family business, artisanal
  19. Moriya Itoman - Okinawa, family business, artisanal
  20. NaturaliTea - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  21. Shinichi Kihara - Kyoto, family business, artisanal
  22. Takeo Family Tea Farm - Mie, family business, artisanal
  23. Tarui Family Tea Farm - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  24. Uejima Tea Farm - Kyoto, family business, small
  25. Wacha Tea Garden (Osamu Ueda) - Kyoto, family business, artisanal
  26. Yokota Tea Garden - Saitama, family business, artisanal

TEA FACTORIES & MANUFACTURERS

Many tea shops also do their own finishing, which may range from refinement of aracha to blending leaves from different regions to roasting hojicha. In such cases, those shops are considered factories only when they're primary sales are wholesale rather than retail. Manufacturers are also listed here though they may outsource designate actual production to partner factories.

  1. AOI Seicha - Aichi, large
  2. Dobashien Tea Company - Tokyo, family business, Medium
  3. Cha Ginza (Company name: Uogashi Meicha), family business, medium
  4. Chasandai Tea Factory - Shimane, family business, medium
  5. Furuichi Seicha - Fukuoka, family business, small
  6. Kaneban Higuchi Tea Factory - Shiga, family business, Artisanal
  7. Kesennuma Kuwacha Eitoku - Miyagi (Mulberry leaf herbal tea), family business, artisanal
  8. Koukaen Tea Factory - Aichi, family business, small
  9. Marunaka - Mie, family business, small
  10. Maruhide Iwasaki Seicha - Shizuoka, family business, small
  11. Miyano Tea Factory - Saitama, family business, small
  12. Nakazen - Okinawa (Herbal teas), family business, medium
  13. Nishide Tea Factory - Kyoto, family business, artisanal
  14. Onocha - Yamaguchi, family business, small
  15. Oshikawa Seicha - Miyazaki, family business, small
  16. Seiko Tea - Shizuoka, family business, small
  17. Shogyokuen Tea Factory - Kyoto, family business, small

TEA MERCHANTS

Tea shops often double as finishing operations on a small scale, but we consider them shops as their primary activity is in the retail space.

  1. Bancha Specialty Shop Furyu - Saga
  2. Cha no Ikedaya - Tokyo
  3. Chakouan - Saga
  4. Creha Tea - Saga
  5. Fujinokuni Tea - Shizuoka, operated by the nephew of a tea farmer, 
  6. Hoatea - Gifu
  7. Kyucha Takashima Sangyo - Miyazaki
  8. Mat-Cha-Doh - Tokyo
  9. Morita Tea Shop - Saitama
  10. Nakamura-en Tea Shop - Tokyo
  11. Ocharaka Tea Shop - Tokyo
  12. Oisakien - Saitama
  13. Shumpo Tea Shop - Kanagawa
  14. The Tea Crane - Osaka
  15. Thes du Japon - Osaka
  16. Uji Moritoku - Osaka
  17. Yabe-en Tea Shop - Miyagi
  18. Yamane-en Tea Shop - Tokyo

YUNOMI

  1. Yunomi Discoveries - Staff selected teas, teaware, and other products
  2. Yunomi Factory Direct - Bulk buying of Yunomi house brand (factory-produced teas)
  3. Yunomi Farm Direct - Bulk buying of Yunomi house brand (sourced direct from farms)
  4. Yunomi Lifestyle - Staff selected home, dining, kitchen, decor.
  5. Yunomi Pantry - Staff selected specialty food and gourmet ingredients from Japan

Tea ware & Tableware - Individual Artisans/Artists, small studios

  1. 4th-market - Mie (small-scale brand, joint venture between 4 small studios)
  2. Fujisou Pottery Studio - Mie
  3. Hiroshi Hirai
  4. mami.mano Jewelry (Artist)
  5. Gallery JIBITA
  6. Gotenbayashi (Mike Martino's Kiln) (Ceramics Artist)
  7. Kaoli Nakamura
  8. Mutsumi Yamada (Ceramics Artist)
  9. Nanzan Ito (Ceramics Artist)
  10. Naoyuki Ashino (Woodcraft artist)
  11. Nishimoto - Ishikawa (Lacquerware Artisan)
  12. Oiso Kobo (Ceramics Artist)
  13. Sawa Houzan (Ceramics Artist)
  14. tomboy ceramix works (Ceramics Artist)

Tea ware & Tableware - Wholesalers & Manufacturers, Brands

  1. ComoLife
  2. Kizoku Club
  3. Koizumi Co., Ltd. - Aichi
  4. Maruei Takeo Shoten - Mie
  5. Maruhide Iwasaki Seicha - Shizuoka
  6. Office 67 - Tokyo
  7. Okumura Seikan - Kyoto, tea can factory
  8. Proselua (Distributor)
  9. Saikai Ceramics - ceramicware facory
  10. Seiwa (Distributor)
  11. Yamatane (Wholesaler) - Aichi

Gourmet Food

  1. Bushuya Shiitake Specialty Shop - Yamanashi (Shiitake specialists)
  2. Kamagari Bussan - Hiroshima
  3. Kanazawa Daichi - Ishikawa
  4. Kobayashi Tao Shoten - Nagano

Lifestyle

  1. Haimen - premium fabrics
  2. Iyo Yuinoh Center - Wholesaler of traditional Japanese goods
  3. mami.mano - ki.mo.no Jewelry, Kanagawa
  4. Otsuchi Sashiko Recovery Project - Non-profit
  5. Plumeria - Tokyo
  6. Saki-Pon Project - Non-profit
  7. Shinko Studio - Japanese Jewelry

All Vendors in Alphabetical Order

  1. 4th-market
  2. Aiyu
  3. AOI Seicha
  4. Azuma Tea Garden
  5. Bushuya
  6. Cha no Ikedaya
  7. Chakouan
  8. Chasandai Tea Factory
  9. Creha Tea
  10. Dobashien Tea Company
  11. Dokodemosora Tea Farm
  12. Fujinokuni Tea
  13. Fujisou Ceramics Studio
  14. Furuichi Seicha
  15. Furyu Bancha Specialty Shop
  16. Gallery Jibita
  17. Gotanbayashi Kama
  18. Hachimanjyu Yakushima Tea
  19. Hagimura Tea Factory
  20. Hagiri Tea Factory
  21. Haimen
  22. Hamatomi
  23. Haruo Ogose
  24. Higashiyamacha
  25. Hiragana
  26. Hiroshi Hirai
  27. Hoatea
  28. Ishigaki Sangyo
  29. Iyo Yuinoh Center
  30. JA Kagoshima Chagyo
  31. JA Kochi
  32. Kamagari Bussan Co., Ltd.
  33. Kamigata Ryugi
  34. Kanazawa Daichi
  35. Kaneban Higuchi Tea Factory
  36. Kaneroku Matsumoto Tea Garden
  37. Kaoli Nakamura
  38. Kesennuma Kuwacha Eitoku
  39. Kirishima Tea Farm
  40. Kizoku Club
  41. Kobayashi Shoten
  42. Koizumi
  43. Kokonoen
  44. Koukaen Tea Factory
  45. Kuma Tea Gardens
  46. Kurihara Tea Farm
  47. Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms
  48. Kyucha Takashima Sangyo
  49. Little Tsumami
  50. Maeda Senko
  51. mami.mano
  52. Maruei Takeo Shoten
  53. Maruhide Iwasaki Seicha
  54. Marukatsu
  55. Marunaka
  56. Marushige Shimizu Tea Farm
  57. Mat-Cha-Doh
  58. Miyama
  59. Miyano Tea Factory
  60. Morita Tea Garden
  61. Morita Tea Shop
  62. Moriya Itoman
  63. Muromachi Printing
  64. Mutsumi Yamada
  65. Nabeshima
  66. Nakamura-en
  67. Nakayama Stoneworks
  68. Nakazen
  69. Nanzan Ito
  70. Naoyuki Ashino
  71. NaturaliTea
  72. Nishide Tea Factory
  73. Nishimoto Co., Ltd.
  74. Ocharaka Tea Shop
  75. Office 67
  76. Oisakien Tea Shop
  77. Oiso Studio
  78. Okugawa Ceramics
  79. Okumura Seikan
  80. Onocha Tea
  81. Oshikawa Seicha
  82. Otoyo Town Goishicha Producer's Association
  83. Otsuchi Sashiko Recovery Project
  84. Plumeria Inc.
  85. Saikai Ceramics
  86. Saki-Pon
  87. Sawa Houzan
  88. Seiko Tea
  89. Seikoen
  90. Seiwa Packaging
  91. Shinichi Kihara
  92. Shinko Studio
  93. Shogyokuen Tea Factory
  94. Shumpo Tea Shop
  95. Takeo Tea Farm
  96. Tarui Tea Farm
  97. Thes du Japon
  98. tohachiya
  99. tomboy ceramix works
  100. Tomizawa Tea Garden
  101. ttyokzk
  102. Uji Moritoku
  103. Uogashi Meicha
  104. Wacha Tea Garden
  105. Yabe-en Tea Shop
  106. Yamaki Ikai
  107. Yamane-en
  108. Yamatane
  109. Yokota Tea Garden
  110. Yorozuya
  111. Yunomi
  112. Yunomi Discoveries
  113. Yunomi Factory Direct
  114. Yunomi Farm Direct
  115. Yunomi Lifestyle
  116. Yunomi Pantry
  117. Yunomi Tea
  118. Yunomi Wholesale