Aracha is the state of sencha tea leaves just after the farmer has finished processing (steam/roll/dry), but before it is finished (sifted, separated in powder/stems/leaves, graded, blended, post-dried, etc.).This product is available in a vacuum sealed bag.
- Sayama Aracha
- Aracha sencha tea leaves from Sayama, Saitama, Japan
- Morita Tea Garden
- 1221 Nakatomi, Tokorozawa City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
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The Morita family are 10th generation tea farmers, and the eldest son (pictured above) has just decided to become the 11th generation. He is currently studying under ObubuTea.com's president Akihiro Kita in Wazuka, Kyoto.
About the Morita Family
Located in the Sayama region of Saitama Prefecture, the Morita family was affected by the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant failure in March, 2011. While their tea is tested to be radiation free (test results available), Sayama-cha is being avoided by vendors. We hope to help out the Morita family by connecting them with tea lovers around the world.On behalf of the Morita family, we greatly appreciate your understanding and trust that the tea provided here is completely safe.