Spring sencha harvested in early May.
The amounts below are guidelines. Adjust to preference.
Tea Leaves: 4 grams
Water Amount: 100 ml (1/2 cup, 3.4 fl oz)
Water Temperature: 60˚C / 140˚F degrees
Steeping Time: 1 minute
Ingredients: Green tea
Region: Tsu City, Mie Prefecture
- Name: Takeo Tea Farm
- Type: Tea farm, family business
- Farmer: Hiroyuki Takeo
- Established: 1925, all fields converted to organic cultivation in 1993, certified as organic in 2000
Certification: JAS certified organic (legally equivalent to USDA, EU, French, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand organic certifications)