Kesenuma Kuwacha Eitoku – Starting anew after the tsunami

Kesenuma Kuwacha Eitoku – Starting anew after the tsunami

Ian Chun

Norifumi Sato survived the 2011 Northern Japan Tsunami and Earthquake only to lose his business. He rebuilt with a brand new business he had been considering -- mulberry leaf tea. This is his story.

At the 13th Annual Japan National Black Tea Summit

Ian

Hello everyone. Creha is open from 1pm today. Please stop by our shop if you have time. The 13th Annual Japan National Black Tea Summit ended and our owner Okamoto has returned from a business trip to Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture. Next year, the summit will...

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Umegashima black tea from Shizuoka

mariko

Hello everyone, Creha is open from 1pm as usual. Please stop by if you have time. Today we are having a study session on black tea “Mellow Umegashima”. Produced in the deep mountains of Shizuoka city, Shizuoka prefecture, black tea of Umegashima is mellow and...

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NaturaliTea Shincha Tea Picking Event

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Shop Here for 2015 Shincha Tea Shincha season is on its way this year. This year marks our 39th year of the tea picking event we have been holding to share the beautiful shincha green tea field. We are expecting people from different parts of...

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About NaturaliTea

Ian

[tabs style=”boxed”] [tab title=”Introduction”]Based in the mountains behind the city of Fujieda in Shizuoka Prefecture.[/tab] [tab title=”The People”] Toshiaki Kinezuka President and farmer Ayumi Kinezuka Vice president and business manager Tamiko Kinezuka Shipping manager [/tab] [tab title=”Products”][product_category category=”obubu” per_page=”50″ columns=”4″ orderby=”price” order=”desc”][/tab] [tab title=”Blog”]Blog content...

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Setoya Momiji Producer Toshiaki Kinezuka

Ian

Yunomi.us: Japanese black tea expert visited?another one of our partners, the Kinezuka family (NaturaliTea), in March 2011, and wrote a fairly long post about it. We'll be translating soon, but enjoy the photos in the meantime!

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Kinezuka Family Gallery

Ian

The Kinezuka family head, Toshiaki Kinezuka, has been farming tea organically for nearly four decades and is one of Japan’s pioneers in the field. With nearly 30 other farmers in the Fujieda region of Shizuoka Prefecture, he formed Hito to Nou, Shizen wo Tsunagu Kai...

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Tea Picking Event by the Kinezuka Family, Day Two

Ian

Day two of the Tea Picking Event held by the Kinezuka family on April 27-28, 2013, focused on the actual picking of tea leaves. These tea leaves were then turned into the Organic Handpicked Midori. But before we get into the tea picking… See Day...

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The Kurihara Brothers – 4th generation tea farmers

The Kurihara Brothers – 4th generation tea farmers

Asako Inoue

The Kurihara brothers, Akio and Yuji, are 4th generation tea farmers, having taken over from their father, Kippei Kurihara. As a Yame city councilman, their father is very respected in the Yamecha community in Fukuoka Prefecture, and Akio and Yuji have some big shoes to...

Yokota Blog: Teaching elementary students on tea

mariko

An event called “T-1 (tea-one) Grand Prix in Sayama”, a competition among elementary school children, will be held on March 8, 2015. Children came to learn about tea before the event. As a cooperating store of the event, we taught them about the “competition on...

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Yokota Blog: Sayamacha participating at NHK event this weekend

mariko

On March 7 (Sat) and 8 (Sun), there will be an event held near the NHK Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo. This event is to support the recovery of the Great Tohoku Earthquake 4 years ago. Yokota Tea Farm will have their booth at the event,...

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Yokota Blog: “T-1 Grand Prix in Sayama”

mariko

“The 2nd T-1 Grand Prix in Sayama” was held on March 8, 2015. T-1 Grand Prix is a competition for elementary students held in various places to decide the tea champion. The contents are: Cha-llenge 1 (茶レンジ1, cha 茶 meaning tea) – quiz on tea...

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