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Onocha Tea

Onocha: Sencha Green Tea, Bocho Midori

Onocha: Sencha Green Tea, Bocho Midori
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Note: Packages for most tea products will use Yunomi resealable bags or tins (with some exceptions where stated, click here to see info and photos).

About Onocha®

Onocha® is the name given to tea from the Ono region of Yamaguchi Prefecture, now part of the municipality of Ube City. Tea production in this area was pioneered by the Yamaguchi Chagyo's first president. The area is known for its sandy red soil, rich in nutrients, that produces a tea with strong balance between bitterness, astringency, and sweetness.

History of Onocha

During the Meiji period (1868-1912), the region produced some 7.5 million kilograms of tea per year (about 50 times current production. Tea production virtually disappeared until the late 1960s when the current Yamaguchi Chagyo's president's father revived commercial production in the area.

  • Name: Bocho Midori Sencha Tea
  • Japanese name: 防長翆
  • Ingredients: Green Tea
  • Net Weight: 100g
  • Packaging: Yunomi resealable craft bag
  • Harvest: June (second flush)
  • Region: Ono, Yamaguchi Prefecture
  • Manufacturer: Yamaguchi Chagyo KK, 152-13 Ichiibara, Ube-shi, Yamaguchi 754-1314 JAPAN

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