Most of the historical or major matcha manufacturers in Japan are too big for us to carry. We attempt to support companies of 50 employees or smaller. In the future, we may sell from some of these companies if we buy through another smaller tea...
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Feeling the warmth of spring for the first time, we have started the “spring trimming” today. But only for the teas grown in the greenhouse for the purpose of early harvest. The timing of “trimming” varies depending on each tea production region, and in cool...
Onocha is a tea farm, factory, and retail brand in a hidden tea production region in Yamaguchi Prefecture on the southern tip of the main Japanese island of Honshu.
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Says Yuji Kurihara: “Not a cloud to see, in the blue sky, picking tea.” Today, the tea factory is filled with workers, and we are working all night. No damage from frost this year…the shincha is going to be good! Won’t someone drink not breakfast...
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Shading, check. Harvesting, check. Processing, check. Now all we need to do is pack into bags for distribution. Each of these bulk bags is 10 kilograms.
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Tea farmer Yasuhiro Yokota offers a warm good morning from Saitama where he is growing 2015's Sayamacha harvest. We'll be visiting him on May 10th
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On May 2, 2015, the Kurihara family gathered volunteers in the town of Yabemura where they live to handpick tea leaves that will be made into a small batch of gyokuro for submission to the national tea evaluation competition.
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Shop Here for 2015 Shincha Tea This year Akky, President of Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms, is also hand rolling tea and submitting it to a tea competition where it will be judged and bid upon. Visitors and Obubu staff helped to pick the tea leaves...
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A quick note from the tea fields if Sayama, Saitama: this morning it rained unexpectedly so we couldn’t work on the fields, says tea farmer Yasuhiro Yokota. Shop the Yokota Tea Garden
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Tea picking experience in Higashiyamato, Tokyo (Tokyo part of the Sayama region) Article by Yukiko Fujita (Professional interpreter and tea enthusiast) From Yunomius: We are currently considering whether to carry Sugimoto-san’s teas. Please leave a comment if you think we should! Date: Sunday May 11th...