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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. Hagiri Tea Factory
  21. Haimen
  22. Hamatomi
  23. Haruo Ogose
  24. Hattori Tea Farm
  25. Higashiyamacha
  26. Higuchi Tea Factory
  27. Hiragana
  28. Hiroshi Hirai
  29. Hishiwaen
  30. Hoatea
  31. Ishigaki Sangyo
  32. Isobe Ceramics
  33. Iyo Yuinoh Center
  34. JA Kagoshima Chagyo
  35. JA Kochi
  36. Kamagari Bussan Co., Ltd.
  37. Kamigata Ryugi
  38. Kanazawa Daichi
  39. Kaneroku Matsumoto Tea Garden
  40. Kaoli Nakamura
  41. Kesennuma Kuwacha Eitoku
  42. Kizoku Club
  43. Kobayashi Shoten
  44. Koizumi
  45. Kokonoen
  46. Koukaen Tea Factory
  47. Kouyoudo
  48. Kuma Tea Gardens
  49. Kurihara Tea Farm
  50. Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms
  51. Kyucha Takashima Sangyo
  52. Little Tsumami
  53. Maeda Senko
  54. Maehara Tea Farm
  55. mami.mano
  56. Maruei Takeo Shoten
  57. Maruhide Iwasaki Seicha
  58. Marukatsu
  59. Marunaka Tea Factory
  60. Marushige Shimizu Tea Farm
  61. Miyama
  62. Miyano Tea Factory
  63. Moiromi
  64. Morita Tea Garden
  65. Morita Tea Shop
  66. Moriya Itoman
  67. Muromachi Printing
  68. Mutsumi Yamada
  69. Nabeshima
  70. Nagao Kitamura
  71. Nakamura-en
  72. Nakayama Stoneworks
  73. Nakazen
  74. Nanzan Ito
  75. Naoyuki Ashino
  76. Narumiya
  77. NaturaliTea
  78. Nishide Tea Factory
  79. Nishimoto Co., Ltd.
  80. Ocharaka Tea Shop
  81. Office 67
  82. Oisakien Tea Shop
  83. Oishi Tea Farm
  84. Oiso Studio
  85. Okugawa Ceramics
  86. Okumura Seikan
  87. Onocha Tea
  88. Ooigawachaen Tea Factory
  89. Oshikawa Seicha
  90. Otoyo Town Goishicha Producer's Association
  91. Otsuchi Sashiko Recovery Project
  92. Plumeria Inc.
  93. Saikai Ceramics
  94. Saki-Pon
  95. Sawa Houzan
  96. Seiko Tea
  97. Seikoen
  98. Seiwa Packaging
  99. Shinichi Kihara
  100. Shinko Studio
  101. Shogyokuen Tea Factory
  102. Shumpo Tea Shop
  103. Takarabako Tea Farm
  104. Takeo Tea Farm
  105. Tarui Tea Farm
  106. test ian
  107. Thes du Japon
  108. tohachiya
  109. tomboy ceramix works
  110. Tomizawa Tea Garden
  111. Tsukigase Kenko Chaen
  112. ttyokzk
  113. Uejima Tea Farm
  114. Uji Moritoku
  115. Union Foods
  116. Uogashi Meicha
  117. Wacha Tea Garden
  118. Yabe-en Tea Shop
  119. Yamaki Ikai
  120. Yamane-en
  121. Yamatane
  122. Yokota Tea Garden
  123. Yorozuya
  124. Yunomi
  125. Yunomi Discoveries
  126. Yunomi Factory Direct
  127. Yunomi Farm Direct
  128. Yunomi Lifestyle
  129. Yunomi Pantry
  130. Yunomi Services
  131. Yunomi Tea
  132. Yunomi Wholesale