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Drinking tea is about sharing a moment with another person. Meet the people behind the tea of Japan here at Yunomi.
The tea farmers, producers, and merchants of Yunomi

Vendors by Category

Size reference

  • Artisanal, 1-5 employees (excluding family)
  • Small: 6-20 employees
  • Medium: 21-50 employees
  • Large: 51-100 employees
  • Major: 100+ employees

TEA FARMS

Some farms of factories and some factories also have their own tea fields. Where the majority of the vendor's teas are purchased from other farms, they are considered factories. Farmer cooperatives are also listed here regardless of size. 

  1. Azuma Tea Garden - Kyoto, family business, artisanal
  2. Chiran Tea Farm - Kagoshima, family business, small
  3. Dokodemosora Tea Farm - Wakayama, family business, artisanal
  4. Hachimanjyu Yakushima Tea - Kagoshima, family business, artisanal
  5. Haruo Ogose - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  6. Higashiyamacha - Shizuoka (Retail division of the Higashiyama Village Tea Farmers Cooperative)
  7. Hiraoka Tea Garden - Saitama, family business, artisanal
  8. JA Kagoshima Chagyo - Kagoshima Farmers Cooperative
  9. JA Kochi - Kochi Farmers Cooperative
  10. Kanazawa Daichi - Ishikawa (mugicha, etc), family business, major
  11. Kirishima Tea Farm - Kagoshima, family business, small
  12. Kuma Tea Gardens - Fukuoka, family business, artisanal
  13. Kaneroku Matsuyama Tea Garden - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  14. Kashima Tea Garden - Miyagi, family business, artisanal
  15. Kurihara Family Tea Farm - Fukuoka, family business, artisanal
  16. Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms - Kyoto, small
  17. Marushige Shimizu Tea Farm - Mie, family business, artisanal
  18. Morita Tea Garden - Saitama, family business, artisanal
  19. Moriya Itoman - Okinawa, family business, artisanal
  20. Nagao Kitamura - Kochi, family business, artisanal
  21. NaturaliTea - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  22. Shinichi Kihara - Kyoto, family business, artisanal
  23. Takarabako Farms - Shimane, small
  24. Takeo Family Tea Farm - Mie, family business, artisanal
  25. Tarui Family Tea Farm - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  26. Uejima Tea Farm - Kyoto, family business, small
  27. Wacha Tea Garden (Osamu Ueda) - Kyoto, family business, artisanal
  28. Yokota Tea Garden - Saitama, family business, artisanal

TEA FACTORIES & MANUFACTURERS

Many tea shops also do their own finishing, which may range from refinement of aracha to blending leaves from different regions to roasting hojicha. In such cases, those shops are considered factories only when they're primary sales are wholesale rather than retail. Manufacturers are also listed here though they may outsource designate actual production to partner factories.

  1. AOI Seicha - Aichi, large
  2. Dobashien Tea Company - Tokyo, family business, Medium
  3. Cha Ginza (Company name: Uogashi Meicha), family business, medium
  4. Chasandai Tea Factory - Shimane, family business, medium
  5. Furuichi Seicha - Fukuoka, family business, small
  6. Kaneban Higuchi Tea Factory - Shiga, family business, Artisanal
  7. Kesennuma Kuwacha Eitoku - Miyagi (Mulberry leaf herbal tea), family business, artisanal
  8. Koukaen Tea Factory - Aichi, family business, small
  9. Marunaka - Mie, family business, small
  10. Maruhide Iwasaki Seicha - Shizuoka, family business, small
  11. Miyano Tea Factory - Saitama, family business, small
  12. Nakazen - Okinawa (Herbal teas), family business, medium
  13. Nishide Tea Factory - Kyoto, family business, artisanal
  14. Onocha - Yamaguchi, family business, small
  15. Oshikawa Seicha - Miyazaki, family business, small
  16. Seiko Tea - Shizuoka, family business, small
  17. Shogyokuen Tea Factory - Kyoto, family business, small

TEA MERCHANTS

Tea shops often double as finishing operations on a small scale, but we consider them shops as their primary activity is in the retail space.

  1. Bancha Specialty Shop Furyu - Saga
  2. Cha no Ikedaya - Tokyo
  3. Chakouan - Saga
  4. Creha Tea - Saga
  5. Fujinokuni Tea - Shizuoka, operated by the nephew of a tea farmer, 
  6. Hoatea - Gifu
  7. Kyucha Takashima Sangyo - Miyazaki
  8. Mat-Cha-Doh - Tokyo
  9. Morita Tea Shop - Saitama
  10. Nakamura-en Tea Shop - Tokyo
  11. Ocharaka Tea Shop - Tokyo
  12. Oisakien - Saitama
  13. Shumpo Tea Shop - Kanagawa
  14. The Tea Crane - Osaka
  15. Thes du Japon - Osaka
  16. Uji Moritoku - Osaka
  17. Yabe-en Tea Shop - Miyagi
  18. Yamane-en Tea Shop - Tokyo

YUNOMI

  1. Yunomi Discoveries - Staff selected teas, teaware, and other products
  2. Yunomi Factory Direct - Bulk buying of Yunomi house brand (factory-produced teas)
  3. Yunomi Farm Direct - Bulk buying of Yunomi house brand (sourced direct from farms)
  4. Yunomi Lifestyle - Staff selected home, dining, kitchen, decor.
  5. Yunomi Pantry - Staff selected specialty food and gourmet ingredients from Japan

Tea ware & Tableware - Individual Artisans/Artists, small studios

  1. 4th-market - Mie (small-scale brand, joint venture between 4 small studios)
  2. Fujisou Pottery Studio - Mie
  3. Hiroshi Hirai
  4. mami.mano Jewelry (Artist)
  5. Gallery JIBITA
  6. Gotenbayashi (Mike Martino's Kiln) (Ceramics Artist)
  7. Kaoli Nakamura
  8. Mutsumi Yamada (Ceramics Artist)
  9. Nanzan Ito (Ceramics Artist)
  10. Naoyuki Ashino (Woodcraft artist)
  11. Nishimoto - Ishikawa (Lacquerware Artisan)
  12. Oiso Kobo (Ceramics Artist)
  13. Sawa Houzan (Ceramics Artist)
  14. tomboy ceramix works (Ceramics Artist)

Tea ware & Tableware - Wholesalers & Manufacturers, Brands

  1. ComoLife
  2. Kizoku Club
  3. Koizumi Co., Ltd. - Aichi
  4. Maruei Takeo Shoten - Mie
  5. Maruhide Iwasaki Seicha - Shizuoka
  6. Office 67 - Tokyo
  7. Okumura Seikan - Kyoto, tea can factory
  8. Proselua (Distributor)
  9. Saikai Ceramics - ceramicware facory
  10. Seiwa (Distributor)
  11. Yamatane (Wholesaler) - Aichi

Gourmet Food

  1. Bushuya Shiitake Specialty Shop - Yamanashi (Shiitake specialists)
  2. Kamagari Bussan - Hiroshima
  3. Kanazawa Daichi - Ishikawa
  4. Kobayashi Tao Shoten - Nagano

Lifestyle

  1. Haimen - premium fabrics
  2. Iyo Yuinoh Center - Wholesaler of traditional Japanese goods
  3. mami.mano - ki.mo.no Jewelry, Kanagawa
  4. Otsuchi Sashiko Recovery Project - Non-profit
  5. Plumeria - Tokyo
  6. Saki-Pon Project - Non-profit
  7. Shinko Studio - Japanese Jewelry

All Vendors in Alphabetical Order

  1. 4th-market
  2. Aiyu
  3. AOI Seicha
  4. Azuma Tea Garden
  5. Bushuya
  6. Cha no Ikedaya
  7. Chakouan
  8. Chasandai Tea Factory
  9. Creha Tea
  10. Dobashien Tea Company
  11. Dokodemosora Tea Farm
  12. Fujinokuni Tea
  13. Fujisou Ceramics Studio
  14. Furuichi Seicha
  15. Furyu Bancha Specialty Shop
  16. Gallery Jibita
  17. Gotanbayashi Kama
  18. Hachimanjyu Yakushima Tea
  19. Hagimura Tea Factory
  20. Haimen
  21. Hamatomi
  22. Haruo Ogose
  23. Higashiyamacha
  24. Hiragana
  25. Hiroshi Hirai
  26. Hishiwaen
  27. Hoatea
  28. Ishigaki Sangyo
  29. Iyo Yuinoh Center
  30. JA Kagoshima Chagyo
  31. JA Kochi
  32. Kamagari Bussan Co., Ltd.
  33. Kamigata Ryugi
  34. Kanazawa Daichi
  35. Kaneban Higuchi Tea Factory
  36. Kaneroku Matsumoto Tea Garden
  37. Kaoli Nakamura
  38. Kesennuma Kuwacha Eitoku
  39. Kirishima Tea Farm
  40. Kizoku Club
  41. Kobayashi Shoten
  42. Koizumi
  43. Kokonoen
  44. Koukaen Tea Factory
  45. Kouyoudo
  46. Kuma Tea Gardens
  47. Kurihara Tea Farm
  48. Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms
  49. Kyucha Takashima Sangyo
  50. Little Tsumami
  51. Maeda Senko
  52. mami.mano
  53. Maruei Takeo Shoten
  54. Maruhide Iwasaki Seicha
  55. Marukatsu
  56. Marunaka Tea Factory
  57. Marushige Shimizu Tea Farm
  58. Mat-Cha-Doh
  59. Miyama
  60. Miyano Tea Factory
  61. Morita Tea Garden
  62. Morita Tea Shop
  63. Moriya Itoman
  64. Muromachi Printing
  65. Mutsumi Yamada
  66. Nabeshima
  67. Nagao Kitamura
  68. Nakamura-en
  69. Nakayama Stoneworks
  70. Nakazen
  71. Nanzan Ito
  72. Naoyuki Ashino
  73. NaturaliTea
  74. Nishide Tea Factory
  75. Nishimoto Co., Ltd.
  76. Ocharaka Tea Shop
  77. Office 67
  78. Oisakien Tea Shop
  79. Oishi Tea Farm
  80. Oiso Studio
  81. Okugawa Ceramics
  82. Okumura Seikan
  83. Onocha Tea
  84. Oshikawa Seicha
  85. Otoyo Town Goishicha Producer's Association
  86. Otsuchi Sashiko Recovery Project
  87. Plumeria Inc.
  88. Saikai Ceramics
  89. Saki-Pon
  90. Sawa Houzan
  91. Seiko Tea
  92. Seikoen
  93. Seiwa Packaging
  94. Shinichi Kihara
  95. Shinko Studio
  96. Shogyokuen Tea Factory
  97. Shumpo Tea Shop
  98. Takeo Tea Farm
  99. Tarui Tea Farm
  100. Thes du Japon
  101. tohachiya
  102. tomboy ceramix works
  103. Tomizawa Tea Garden
  104. Tsukigase Kenko Chaen
  105. ttyokzk
  106. Uji Moritoku
  107. Uogashi Meicha
  108. Wacha Tea Garden
  109. Yabe-en Tea Shop
  110. Yamaki Ikai
  111. Yamane-en
  112. Yamatane
  113. Yokota Tea Garden
  114. Yorozuya
  115. Yunomi
  116. Yunomi Discoveries
  117. Yunomi Factory Direct
  118. Yunomi Farm Direct
  119. Yunomi Lifestyle
  120. Yunomi Pantry
  121. Yunomi Tea
  122. Yunomi Wholesale