Vendors

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

YUNOMI TEA FARMERS
Yunomi Tea Farmers

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. Hinokuni Kumamoto - Kumamoto, family business, small
  8. Hiraoka Tea Garden - Saitama, family business, artisanal
  9. JA Kagoshima Chagyo - Kagoshima Farmers Cooperative
  10. JA Kochi - Kochi Farmers Cooperative
  11. Kanazawa Daichi - Ishikawa (mugicha, etc), family business, major
  12. Kirishima Tea Farm - Kagoshima, family business, small
  13. Kuma Tea Gardens - Fukuoka, family business, artisanal
  14. Kaneroku Matsuyama Tea Garden - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  15. Kashima Tea Garden - Miyagi, family business, artisanal
  16. Kurihara Family Tea Farm - Fukuoka, family business, artisanal
  17. Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms - Kyoto, small
  18. Maehara Tea Farm - Kagoshima, family business, small
  19. Marushige Shimizu Tea Farm - Mie, family business, artisanal
  20. Morita Tea Garden - Saitama, family business, artisanal
  21. Murakami Tea Garden - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  22. Moriya Itoman - Okinawa, family business, artisanal
  23. Nagao Kitamura - Kochi, family business, artisanal
  24. NaturaliTea - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  25. Shinichi Kihara - Kyoto, family business, artisanal
  26. Takarabako Farms - Shimane, small
  27. Takeo Family Tea Farm - Mie, family business, artisanal
  28. Tarui Family Tea Farm - Shizuoka, family business, artisanal
  29. Tsukigase Kenko Chaen - Nara, family business, artisanal
  30. Uejima Tea Farm - Kyoto, family business, small
  31. Wacha Tea Garden (Osamu Ueda) - Kyoto, family business, artisanal
  32. 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. Morita Tea Shop - Saitama
  9. Nakamura-en Tea Shop - Tokyo
  10. Ocharaka Tea Shop - Tokyo
  11. Oisakien - Saitama
  12. Shumpo Tea Shop - Kanagawa
  13. The Tea Crane - Osaka
  14. Thes du Japon - Osaka
  15. Uji Moritoku - Osaka
  16. Yabe-en Tea Shop - Miyagi
  17. 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. Asuka Tea Factory
  5. Azuma Tea Garden
  6. Bushuya
  7. Cha no Ikedaya
  8. Chakouan
  9. Chasandai Tea Factory
  10. Creha Tea
  11. Dobashien Tea Company
  12. Dokodemosora Tea Farm
  13. Fujisou Ceramics Studio
  14. Furuichi Seicha
  15. Furyu Bancha Specialty Shop
  16. Gotanbayashi Kama
  17. Hachimanjyu Yakushima Tea
  18. Hagimura Tea Factory
  19. Hagiri Tea Factory
  20. Haimen
  21. Hamatomi
  22. Haruo Ogose
  23. Hattori Tea Farm
  24. Higashiyamacha
  25. Higuchi Tea Factory
  26. Hinokuni Kumamoto
  27. Hiragana
  28. Hiroshi Hirai
  29. Hishiwaen
  30. Hoatea
  31. Hoshiko
  32. Ishigaki Sangyo
  33. Isobe Ceramics
  34. Iyo Yuinoh Center
  35. JA Ashigara
  36. JA Kagoshima Chagyo
  37. JA Kochi
  38. Kamagari Bussan Co., Ltd.
  39. Kameya Foods
  40. Kamigata Ryugi
  41. Kanazawa Daichi
  42. Kaneroku Matsumoto Tea Garden
  43. Kaoli Nakamura
  44. Kawahito
  45. Kenzan Kiln
  46. Kesennuma Kuwacha Eitoku
  47. Kizoku Club
  48. Koizumi
  49. Kokonoen
  50. Koukaen Tea Factory
  51. Kouyoudo
  52. Kuma Tea Gardens
  53. Kunitomo Tea Garden
  54. Kunohe Village Revitalization Project
  55. Kurihara Tea Farm
  56. Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms
  57. Kyucha Takashima Sangyo
  58. Little Tsumami
  59. Maeda Senko
  60. Maehara Tea Farm
  61. mami.mano
  62. Maruei Takeo Shoten
  63. Maruhide Iwasaki Seicha
  64. Marukatsu
  65. Marunaka Tea Factory
  66. Marushige Shimizu Tea Farm
  67. Miyama
  68. Miyano Tea Factory
  69. Morita Tea Garden
  70. Morita Tea Shop
  71. Moriya Itoman
  72. Murakami Tea Garden
  73. Muromachi Printing
  74. Mutsumi Yamada
  75. Nabeshima
  76. Nagao Kitamura
  77. Nakai Tea Farm
  78. Nakamura-en
  79. Nakayama Stoneworks
  80. Nakazen
  81. Nanzan Ito
  82. Naoyuki Ashino
  83. NaturaliTea
  84. Nishide Tea Factory
  85. Nishimoto Co., Ltd.
  86. Ocharaka Tea Shop
  87. Office 67
  88. Oisakien Tea Shop
  89. Oishi Tea Farm
  90. Oiso Studio
  91. Okugawa Ceramics
  92. Okumura Seikan
  93. Onocha Tea
  94. Ooigawachaen Tea Factory
  95. Oshikawa Seicha
  96. Otoyo Town Goishicha Producer's Association
  97. Otsuchi Sashiko Recovery Project
  98. Plumeria Inc.
  99. Saikai Ceramics
  100. Saki-Pon
  101. Sawa Houzan
  102. Seiko Tea
  103. Seikoen
  104. Seiwa Packaging
  105. Shinichi Kihara
  106. Shinko Studio
  107. Shogyokuen Tea Factory
  108. Shumpo Tea Shop
  109. Subaru
  110. Takarabako Tea Farm
  111. Takeo Tea Farm
  112. Tarui Tea Farm
  113. Thes du Japon
  114. tohachiya
  115. tomboy ceramix works
  116. Tomizawa Tea Garden
  117. Tsukigase Kenko Chaen
  118. ttyokzk
  119. Uejima Tea Farm
  120. Uji Moritoku
  121. Union Foods
  122. Uogashi Meicha
  123. Wacha Tea Garden
  124. Yabe-en Tea Shop
  125. Yamaki Ikai
  126. Yamane-en
  127. Yamatane
  128. Yokota Tea Garden
  129. Yorozuya
  130. Yunomi
  131. Yunomi Discoveries
  132. Yunomi Factory Direct
  133. Yunomi Farm Direct
  134. Yunomi Lifestyle
  135. Yunomi Pantry
  136. Yunomi Services
  137. Yunomi Tea
  138. Yunomi Wholesale