What is Gokuzyo Aracha? Explained in One Minute

What is Gokuzyo Aracha? Explained in One Minute

May 15, 2022

Gokuzyo translates literally to "The Highest Grade" in Japanese. Among all the green tea harvested, Gokuzyo is the section of the best tea leaves based on taste, water level, aroma, and the quality of the leaf itself. Trained masters (called chya-shi in Japanese) pick the best tea leaves by hand, one leaf at a time. Please enjoy the best of what we offer.

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Where to Buy Quality Matcha and Japanese Tea Outside Japan

Where to Buy Quality Matcha and Japanese Tea Outside Japan

April 25, 2022

I have been doing some research to uncover some purveyors who may offer good green tea options in countries outside Japan and the United States.  I want my customers to have an alternative to our premium tasty Japanese green tea matcha and sencha if shipping costs from our company to their country would be prohibitive. Click here to see my list.

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Virtual Japanese Green Tea Tour - What is it?

Virtual Japanese Green Tea Tour - What is it?

April 19, 2022

I was so excited to be one of the first people to join the Virtual Green Tea Tour, a new and magical tour offered by Arigato Japan that has been the pioneer for English-speaking Japanese tours for many years, featured by the New York Times Travel Shows, CNN Travel and more.
In this article (and a bit of video), I want to share with you a small segment of the virtual tour.  Read on and watch the video of the piece of the actual tour here.

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Japanese Green Tea Co. Starts Free Shipping to UK and Australian Customers

Japanese Green Tea Co. Starts Free Shipping to UK and Australian Customers

April 10, 2022

Japanese Green Tea Co. is proud to offer free shipping to everyone in the UK and Australia!

We have made ready to ship our popular items.

Click here to check it out

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Introducing New Packaging for our popular Mikan and Lemon Tea

Introducing New Packaging for our popular Mikan and Lemon Tea

March 04, 2022

We are happy to announce and introduce new packaging for our popular tea: Green Tea with Mikan and Green Tea Orange. 

What do you think about the new package?

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Kei Nishida’s Green Tea Comic is on sale in the Crypto World (NFT)

Kei Nishida’s Green Tea Comic is on sale in the Crypto World (NFT)

February 24, 2022

Have you heard about NFT? 
I have put all the comics I drew for the blog on the most popular (supposedly) NFT Market, Open Sea. 

If you know about NFT and Crypto, great!

If not, would you like to experiment with the journey with me to buy your first NFT?

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What is Matcha? Explained in One Minute

What is Matcha? Explained in One Minute

January 27, 2022

This premium matcha is one of the most luxurious,  made from premium Japanese green tea curated from the dirt that grows the tea. The farmers carefully cultivate crops of thick grasses around their tea trees and sugarcane syrup so that they provide added nutrients directly to the soil as a compostable blanket every winter. The farmers also collaborate with researchers from Shizuoka University to study soil and the impacts its sweetness has on the taste of the tea it cultivates.

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What is Gyokuro? Explained in One Minute

What is Gyokuro? Explained in One Minute

January 19, 2022

Gyokuro is a special type of green tea shaded from the sun for 20 days with specially made mats which allows the caffeine levels to increase in the leaves, in addition to allowing the amino acids to get stronger, producing a sweeter and stronger flavor. Because of the cultivation process, the leaves have a very particular odor that is impossible to confuse.

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Gokuzyo Aracha Tea Package Design Contest Result

Gokuzyo Aracha Tea Package Design Contest Result

January 06, 2022

Thank you very much for participating in Gokuzyo Aracha Japanese Green Tea Package Design Contest. Here is the story of how the design evolved with your input and the result of the contest. 

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What is Issaku? Explained in One Minute

What is Issaku? Explained in One Minute

January 05, 2022

Issaku Reserve is a proud masterpiece of premium green tea created by Farm Master Mr. Arahata at Arahataen Green Tea Farm. If you are looking for the best, traditional, and authentic Japanese green tea online, you have found it.

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Japanese Green Tea Co. Starts Free Shipping to Canadian Customers

Japanese Green Tea Co. Starts Free Shipping to Canadian Customers

December 21, 2021

Canadian customers now enjoy free shipping of our popular Japanese green tea products. 

Here is the list of items

We also offer free shipping via Amazon Prime Canada. Click here to access our storefront on Amazon Canada.

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What is Nozomi? - Explained in One Minute

What is Nozomi? - Explained in One Minute

December 18, 2021

Nozomi is Kabuse-cha (かぶせ茶、冠茶、被覆茶、かぶせ玉露、熱湯玉露)which translates as, "Covered Green Tea" in English. Very few farms are capable of using this methodology as the green tea is covered by the special net to block sunlight for few days before a new sprout comes out.

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Japanese Green Tea Co. is Now on Etsy!

Japanese Green Tea Co. is Now on Etsy!

December 04, 2021

We are happy to announce that we now have a storefront on Etsy.

Are you on Etsy or a fan of Etsy? Please visit our store here or from here. 

Since we are new to the Etsy Store, we are giving a special promotion for those who want to try our products through Etsy.

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Issaku Tea Package Design Contest Result

Issaku Tea Package Design Contest Result

November 24, 2021

Thank you very much for participating in Issaku Japanese Green Tea Package Design Contest. 

Here are some observations from all the comments we received, and sample of the comments.   ..and most importantly, click here to find out the result!

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Japanese Green Tea Co. has a Storefront on Amazon Now!

Japanese Green Tea Co. has a Storefront on Amazon Now!

November 09, 2021

We have been creating an official storefront on Amazon, and I am happy to tell you that we now have a nice-looking official storefront!

 

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Japanese Green Tea Co.'s Nozomi - Covered Tea is on Amazon Now

Japanese Green Tea Co.'s Nozomi - Covered Tea is on Amazon Now

September 09, 2021

We are happy to announce that our popular Nozomi, Loose-leaf Japanese green tea is available on Amazon. Click here to see on Amazon

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Nozomi Tea Package Design Contest Result - The package is done now!

Nozomi Tea Package Design Contest Result - The package is done now!

July 25, 2021

We have conducted a contest to see which design would be the best option for our popular Nozomi, Kabusecha tea
Thank you very much for participating and sharing your opinion.

Here is the result of the contest and the final package photos of the end-result.  

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Japanese Green Tea Co.'s Popular Gyokuro is on Amazon Now

Japanese Green Tea Co.'s Popular Gyokuro is on Amazon Now

July 04, 2021

We are happy to announce that our popular Gyokuro, Loose-leaf Japanese green tea is available on Amazon. Click here to see on Amazon

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Japanese Green Tea Co. Introduces Japanese Coffee Co. - Charcoal Roasted Premium Japanese Coffee (Sumiyaki) first-time-ever outside Japan

Japanese Green Tea Co. Introduces Japanese Coffee Co. - Charcoal Roasted Premium Japanese Coffee (Sumiyaki) first-time-ever outside Japan

April 01, 2021

We are excited to announce that we are starting a new company. 

Japanese Coffee Co. Click here to go to Japanese Coffee Co. Page

Japanese Coffee Co. is the first company to introduce Premium Japanese Coffee called Sumiyaki coffee outside Japan.

Sumiyaki coffee is charcoal roasted craftsman coffee which is being loved in Japan for a long time, but never seen light outside Japan. 

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Gyokuro Package Design Contest Result

Gyokuro Package Design Contest Result

February 23, 2021

Thank you very much for participating in Gyokuro Japanese Green Tea Package Design Contest. Here is a post of the result of the packaging contest and our thoughts behind it. Click here to see the winner. 

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Japanese Green Tea Co. Acquires ShizuokaTea.com, KagoshimaTea.com & Green Tea Merchant

Japanese Green Tea Co. Acquires ShizuokaTea.com, KagoshimaTea.com & Green Tea Merchant

January 17, 2021

In 2020, Japanese Green Tea Co. officially acquired ShizuokaTea.com, KagoshimaTea.com, and Green Team Merchant.

Green Tea Merchant, who has been operating ShizuokaTea.com, KagoshimaTea.com, has been the pioneer of online Japanese tea sales ran by Kent Rhoads since 2000.

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Japanese Green Tea & Hawaii - Green Tea Mania’s Selfish Guide

Japanese Green Tea & Hawaii - Green Tea Mania’s Selfish Guide

January 09, 2021

Thanks to you and all your support, I had an opportunity this holiday to visit Hawaii for a little vacation. Even on my vacation, I just couldn’t help checking some green tea stuff while there. As I explored more, I found that Hawaii’s trend with green tea is a little different from other places, so I decided to write this blog post just for fun to let you know what is trending in Hawaii when it comes to green tea. 

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Japanese University Confirms Tea Kills COVID19

Japanese University Confirms Tea Kills COVID19

November 28, 2020

Nara Medical University (奈良県立医科大学, Nara Kenritsu Ika Daigaku) reported on November 27th, 2020 that their research confirms that green tea sold in the market can kill or make the virus harmless in their study. 

The research is the first stage of the study, and they have not tested with the human body yet; however, adding COVID virus in green tea for one minute reduced their Infectious by 99%. Click here to read more.

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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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