Tea from the Kagoshima region is known for being good quality at a low price. Both the prefecture as well as large beverage manufacturers such as Ito En and Suntory have invested to make sure Japan has a region that can produce mass quantities of tea to compete with Chinese producers…without sacrificing quality.
This also means that we are not yet big enough to afford their minimum order quantities so generally offer Kagoshima Tea through our tea shop partners.
The video below shows a tea auction in Kagoshima.
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The City of Shimada in #Japan’s largest production region for #tea, #Shizuoka Prefecture, has a rap music video in English/Japanese/French (French rap sounds pretty cool). All the cool dance scenes are at a temple rather than the #teafields which disappoints but all in all I...
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