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Furyu: Tosa Bancha

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Furyu: Tosa Bancha
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Note: Packages for most tea & food products will use Yunomi resealable bags or tins (with some exceptions, click here to see info and photos). If you need the original Japanese package, please leave a note in the order comments.

Production of the bancha green tea leaves for Tosa Bancha

  1. Autumn harvested leaves are steamed
  2. Pounded to soften
  3. Massaged to soften further
  4. Tumbled to soften further
  5. Dried
  6. Finally they are blended with kishimame, an herb common throughout Japan with various names


Images from the Kochi Prefecture website

Steeping Info

  • Tea: 3 grams
  • Time: 3 minutes
  • Water temperature: 90C/194F degrees
  • Water amount: 1 cup

Product Info

  • Name: Tosa Bancha
  • Japanese name: 土佐番茶
  • Ingredients: Green tea leaves and Chamaecrista nomame 
  • Region: Kochi prefecture

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