Tea farmer Shinichi Kihara and his father grows tea without use of pesticides or fertilizer according to the Shumei Natural Agriculture philosophy. This "Karigane" is a premium leaf stem tea (usually known as kukicha), a blend of premium shaded leaves and stems filtered from the premium shaded leaves.
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Cultivation & Processing Notes
No pesticides, no fertilizers used in cultivation.
A blend of leaf and leaf stems filtered from shaded leaves.
Harvest Season: Spring
Net Weight: 10 grams, 50 grams, 1kg. (Yunomi packaging used.)
Number of Cups: 30 cups (10 uses / 3 steepings / 1 cup per steeping. Varies with your steeping recipe.)