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Spring sencha harvested between late April to early May. The Takeo family is one of a few family-operated artisan tea farms who have had their tea certified by the Japanese government.
JAS (Japan Agricultural Standard) certification mark
The amounts below are guidelines. Adjust to preference.
Tea Leaves: 3 grams (0.11 oz)
Water Amount: 100cc (1/2 cup, 3.4 fl oz)
Water Temperature: 60-70˚C degrees (140-158˚F degrees)
Steeping Time: 1 minute
Name: Organic Spring Sencha Kodawari #3 Superior
Japanese name: 有機栽培茶こだわり 上春煎茶
Ingredients: Green tea
Net weight: 10g, 80g (original package), 1 kg
Region: Tsu City, Mie Prefecture
Name: Takeo Tea Farm
Type: Tea farm, family business
Farmer: Hiroyuki Takeo
Established: 1925, all fields converted to organic cultivation in 1993, certified as organic in 2000
Certification: JAS certified organic (legally equivalent to USDA, EU, French, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand organic certifications)