Matcha vs Sencha (Loose-leaf) Green Tea: What Are the Differences?

Matcha vs Sencha (Loose-leaf) Green Tea: What Are the Differences?

February 06, 2021

So, you love green tea, but you’re not quite sure about this matcha versus sencha business. Maybe you’ve seen matcha at your local market, but you’ve been hesitant to try it because, well, you have no idea what it is. Or, perhaps you’ve only ever steeped your tea and are looking for something new and different to try. Regardless of your motives, the following will clear up any confusion you may have about the differences between matcha and loose-leaf green tea. We’ll cover variations in texture, growing conditions, processing techniques, consumption methods, and price.

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How to Make a Green Tea Latte: Four Delicious Ways

How to Make a Green Tea Latte: Four Delicious Ways

January 18, 2021

We share how to make a green tea latte the traditional way, as well as speedier options, an iced version, and a coffee shop version.

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The Power of Benifuuki Green Tea for Allergies & More

The Power of Benifuuki Green Tea for Allergies & More

December 07, 2020

The Japanese are famous for their long lifespans and lower rates of lifestyle diseases, so when something trends for having amazing health benefits in Japan, it's best for us in the West to listen. The latest health secret is Benifuuki Green tea, a delightfully bitter beverage that has incredible, scientifically proven benefits. Benifuuki tea is a cultivar of the tea plant that was cross-bred between the varieties Assamica and Sinensis in 1965 in Makurazaki City, Japan. It was originally developed as a mellow, aromatic black tea, but scientists soon discovered that harvesting it earlier as a green tea would result in a powerful health beverage.

Here are 5 ways that Benifuuki green tea can improve your health and well-being.

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About Our Japanese Green Tea Farm - Presentation at International Virtual Tea Festival 2020

About Our Japanese Green Tea Farm - Presentation at International Virtual Tea Festival 2020

November 17, 2020

Japanese Green Tea Co. is famous for the quality tea which is grown in sugarcane soil. Kei shows images and videos of how the dirt is being mixed and spread throughout the farm in Shizuoka Japan and share videos of the tea farm shot from a drone in the sky.

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What is Tokoname Japanese Teapot? 🍵 Yunomi Kyusu made of clay to enhance the taste of Japanese green tea

What is Tokoname Japanese Teapot? 🍵 Yunomi Kyusu made of clay to enhance the taste of Japanese green tea

November 17, 2020

Kei answers questions from an interviewer at the International Virtual Tea Festival 2020. Here are questions Kei answers in the video: 1. Could you please tell me more about the tokoname teapot? 2. Does the handle of the teapot gets hot? 3. Does the clay retain the heat well? 4. Is it bad to leave tea in a teapot for long? - the answer is yes, but Kei explains in the video about the exception which is cold-brewing.

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9 Most Popular Japanese Tea Types - Which tea is good for me?

9 Most Popular Japanese Tea Types - Which tea is good for me?

November 14, 2020

There are different types of Japanese tea available at Japanese green tea company.

Which tea is good for me? 

This video will explain briefly about 9 of the popular tea types.

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Chinese Puerh Tea vs Japanese Puerh Tea

Chinese Puerh Tea vs Japanese Puerh Tea

November 09, 2020

Tea is unique in many ways. This uniqueness is not limited to brand name nor is it limited to flavors, smells, colors, and cultivars. In fact, the more we invest in tea, the more we learn about its properties, effects and ultimately what we can get from it.

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Tea for Allergies?! What is Benifuki Tea? - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

Tea for Allergies?! What is Benifuki Tea? - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

June 14, 2020

Did you know that there is tea good for allergies? Benifuuki green tea is a type of green tea that is booming in Japan due to being good for relieving allergies such as seasonal allergies, cedar allergies, hay fever. The study has also shown that benifuki is good for MCAD (Mast Cell Activation Syndrome). Click here to watch the video Presented by ChaCha's Greentea Room Now

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How to Make Matcha Smoothie - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

How to Make Matcha Smoothie - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

June 14, 2020

Matcha Smoothie - How to Make healthy matcha smoothie with Banana, Baby Spinach, Frozen Grape and Milk. Tips and Tricks to make it tasty and healthy.  ChaCha and Kei from the Japanese Green Tea Co. show you step by step how to make in a fun and simple way. Click here to watch the video Presented by ChaCha's Greentea Room Now 

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All Tea are the Same?! - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

All Tea are the Same?! - ChaCha's GreenTea Room Video

June 14, 2020

What makes Japanese Sencha Green Tea different from English Breakfast Tea? There are so many different types of tea out there. What are the differences? Sencha, Matcha, Oolong Cha, Black Tea, Red Tea, Yellow Tea... Are they all the same?  Click here to watch the video Presented by ChaCha's Greentea Room Now

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Where Different Types of Japanese Tea are Grown

Where Different Types of Japanese Tea are Grown

April 16, 2020

When reviewing green tea farms across Japan, the sheer variety is nearly endless: Whether you’re comparing cultivars or how the tea is grown or where the tea is grown there is something that everyone can learn. But where exactly is tea grown within Japan? Is it possible to grow sencha in Hokkaido? How much tea is grown on Honshu? Are there major tea farms on Shikoku or Kyushu? Read on to find out.

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How to Select Japanese Green Tea?  - The Expert Advice

How to Select Japanese Green Tea? - The Expert Advice

April 07, 2020

Tea presents itself in many ways. Of course, visiting the grocery store you’re likely presented with a variety or different flavors and types. Loose leaf tea or tea bags? What options are available if I want something with less caffeine? Is there an ideal breakfast and morning tea for someone such as myself?

Let’s narrow our search and focus on selecting Japanese green teas based on your needs and what fits in your life. Hope this list helps you navigate the great world of Japanese tea variety!

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How to Make the Perfect Cup of Matcha - Video Recipe

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Matcha - Video Recipe

March 22, 2020

A short animated video showing How to Make the Perfect Cup of Matcha.

30-seconds Youtube Video show you easy steps to make your matcha perfect. 

Click here to watch the cute animated Video Recipe.

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What is Japanese Tea Ceremony? – Explained in 6 simple steps

What is Japanese Tea Ceremony? – Explained in 6 simple steps

March 17, 2020

Chanoyu(茶の湯), Sado(茶道)or simply the Japanese tea ceremony is a ritual which is religiously followed in Japan. Japanese Matcha green tea is served in a series of choreographed steps with the host simply gliding through the whole ceremony. 

Tea Ceremony is so deep, that there can be books of information, but I tried to summarize the ceremony in easy simple steps so that you can understand what they are. 

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Everything You Need to Know about Covering Process for Matcha and Gyokuro

Everything You Need to Know about Covering Process for Matcha and Gyokuro

December 24, 2019

The process of covering tea plants is a difficult one. But what comes out of this process is quality tea like matcha and gyokuro. The shading process is what brings about that umami taste we all get while sipping a matcha tea. Find out more about what does the covering process does to Tea and so much more.

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Japanese Green Tea vs Coffee - 10 battles You Don't Want to Miss

Japanese Green Tea vs Coffee - 10 battles You Don't Want to Miss

November 19, 2019

The two most popular beverages, tea and coffee, each have dedicated followers who will insist one is better than the other. Japanese green tea and coffee may seem completely different, but many people take their drinks seriously. Which one is "better" is the subject of this battle, comparing each on 10 ranging criteria.

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Japanese Tea vs Indian Tea - 10 Battles You Don't Want to Miss

Japanese Tea vs Indian Tea - 10 Battles You Don't Want to Miss

November 17, 2019

India and Japan both have a love of tea that spans many centuries. The plant, Camellia Sinensis, is popular in both India and Japan and is used to produce most of the tea such as black, green, and white tea.

We will take a look at the many factors that show why tea is such a popular drink in these countries and how well Japanese Tea and Indian Tea will fair in a battle against each other.

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Matcha Lover's 21st Century Recipe Collection - E-Book

Matcha Lover's 21st Century Recipe Collection - E-Book

October 04, 2019

Get free E-book "Matcha Lover's 21st Century Recipe Collection" By Kei Nishida (42 pages recipe book) 

Few people requested me if I have a printable recipe book just for matcha, so I collected most popular recipes and put together this 40-pages-long short recipe collection. 

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Everything You Need To Know About Water And Japanese Green Tea

Everything You Need To Know About Water And Japanese Green Tea

August 08, 2019

When making the perfect tasty cup of Japanese green tea, there are several different factors that affect the overall taste. Have you ever thought about how the quality of your water affects it? There are four different elements to consider when examining the quality of your water. Those include water hardness or softness, water pH, water purity, and water temperature. This article discusses how each of those factors affect your cup of green tea and what you can do to get the best-tasting cup of tea possible.

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Which Tea Kettle Should I Use to Brew Japanese Green Tea?

Which Tea Kettle Should I Use to Brew Japanese Green Tea?

April 10, 2019

When it comes to making a good cup of Japanese green tea, there are different factors to take into consideration. One factor is the tea kettle that is used to brew the tea. Does it matter what materials the tea kettle is made with? How do traditional and modern tea kettles compare? Read this article to find out.

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How to Make Matcha À La Mode (Matcha Ice Cream)

How to Make Matcha À La Mode (Matcha Ice Cream)

November 30, 2018

I will show you how to make Matcha A La Mode.

A La Mode is French word meaning “in fashion” and describes a sweet dish with ice cream.

Matcha A La Mode is basically matcha with ice cream.

Watch a short video of how to make tasty Matcha A La Mode in less than 2 minutes.

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Everything you need to know about different types of Japanese tea

Everything you need to know about different types of Japanese tea

August 21, 2018

The world of Japanese Green Tea is wide and wonderful, but it is sometimes confusing with all the terms used.  

There are more than 100 total types of Japanese green tea names being used today. Names can refer to not the only type of tea, but they can also indicate which part of the tea plant is used, what kind of processing method was used, the name of the location where tea is farmed, etc. 

Confused?   This article explains more than 30 different types of Japanese tea. Bookmark this for your reference!

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Can Teapot Make Your  Green Tea Taste Better?  - Facts About  Tokoname Teapot (常滑急須)

Can Teapot Make Your Green Tea Taste Better? - Facts About Tokoname Teapot (常滑急須)

July 20, 2018

If you’re a lover of tea, then you might have heard of the term “kyusu” which means “teapot” in Japanese. The Takoname Yaki (常滑焼) is both a remarkable and historic teapot which dates back to the 12th century. Because of the way the teapot is made, it gives the tea a distinguishable flavor, making it well-liked amongst green tea enthusiasts.  Find out if a teapot can really make your green tea tastes better.

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How to Brew Tasty Japanese Green Tea

How to Brew Tasty Japanese Green Tea

January 21, 2017

Japanese green tea can be brewed in any number of ways. In this article, we will go over the Simple Way and the Advanced Way for brewing tasty green tea as well as tips for cold brewing.

The Simple way is how most Japanese people consume green tea every day; the Advanced Way is what is being followed by professional green tea producers who recommend the best approach for brewing the tastiest Japanese green tea.

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Steeping Guide
Steeping Guide