Takeo Tea Farm: Organic Spring Sencha Green Tea, Kodawari #3 Superior

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Takeo Tea Farm

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

Steeping Notes

The amounts below are guidelines. Adjust to preference.

  • Tea: 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

Product Info

  • 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
  • Harvest: May
  • Region: Tsu City, Mie Prefecture

Producer Info

  • 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)

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