Japanese Green Tea Company at Sakura-Con 20019, Seattle WA

Japanese Green Tea Company at Sakura-Con 20019, Seattle WA

April 06, 2019

We had a booth at Sakura-Con 2019 held at Washington Convention Center in Seattle, WA USA on April 19-21 2019. Sakura-Con is the oldest and most well attended anime convention in the Pacific Northwest.

It was the first time experience for us, and had lots of fun.  Here are photos from the exciting event including behind the scene photos. Click here to see the photos!

 

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Top 7 Tea Books of All Time for Tea Lovers

Top 7 Tea Books of All Time for Tea Lovers

April 03, 2019

As you may know I am an author of 4 published books about green tea, but I often get asked what are the other books I recommend.  

Here are 7 books I personally like that are likely to fuel your love while educating you on the art of all things tea.

With so much to learn about green tea, it can be hard finding the right resources. In this article, you can find Top 7 Tea Books of all time for tea lovers. Use the books recommended in this article to expand your knowledge about tea.

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How to Make Matcha Okara Cookies - Guest Post By: Pat Tokuyama from All Day I Eat

How to Make Matcha Okara Cookies - Guest Post By: Pat Tokuyama from All Day I Eat

March 01, 2019

Matcha Cookie with Okara - Okara is the soy bean pulp that’s left over from making soy milk. 

This is a guest post by Pat Tokuyama from All Day I Eat. Pat shows you how to make yummy Okara Matcha cookies in simple steps in his video.  

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The U.S. Japan Publication (UJP News) Features Kei Nishida’s Article

The U.S. Japan Publication (UJP News) Features Kei Nishida’s Article

February 23, 2019

The February 2019 issue of US Japan Publications newsletter features Kei Nishida’s article about the green tea trend in the USA.

The U.S. Japan Publication, N.Y. publishes a monthly business newspaper called “KIGYO GAIKYO NEWS,” (AKA UJP News) which has 22,000 circulating copies throughout the United States, targeting business owners and corporate executives of Japanese companies handling business in the USA.

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Green Tea and Blood Pressure – Increase Your Life By Decreasing Blood Pressure

Green Tea and Blood Pressure – Increase Your Life By Decreasing Blood Pressure

February 19, 2019

Many people live with high blood pressure, or hypertension. High blood pressure can cause many health problems, like heart disease or heart attacks. Natural remedies, such as green tea, are valued for helping with these health problems. But does Green Tea really help lower blood pressure? Keep reading to find out!

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Is Using The Microwave Good For Green Tea? - The Answer May Surprise You

Is Using The Microwave Good For Green Tea? - The Answer May Surprise You

February 12, 2019

Green tea is known for its health benefits around the world. It can be prepared in different ways, including using the microwave. But does using the microwave affect the quality of green tea? 

Keep reading to find out whether using the microwave to prepare green tea affects the quality of it or not.  The answer may surprise you.

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Scientifically Proven Ways Japanese Green Tea Makes Your Bones Stronger

Scientifically Proven Ways Japanese Green Tea Makes Your Bones Stronger

February 05, 2019

We all know green tea has plenty of health benefits. But can green tea actually help build stronger bones? This article reviews the science behind green tea and whether drinking it can strengthen your bones.

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Major Japanese Tea Manufacturers in 2019 and the Best Sellers

Major Japanese Tea Manufacturers in 2019 and the Best Sellers

January 12, 2019

There are many companies producing bottled or canned green tea in Japan. This is because Japan has the highest number of vending machines selling tea in the world. 

Here is a list and brief explanations of major Japanese Green Tea Manufacturers in 2019.  I have also included their popular products and link to buy from Amazon.

How many have you tried? 

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Vancouver Business Journal Mentions Kei Nishida

Vancouver Business Journal Mentions Kei Nishida

December 06, 2018

The November 30, 2018 issue of Vancouver Business Journal mentions Kei Nishida, CEO of Japanese Green Tea Company. Kei has been taking night class to learn about social media for business for over three years. The article is about the course and mentions Kei and Japanese Green Tea Company.

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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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Is it Safe to Eat Green Tea Leaves?

Is it Safe to Eat Green Tea Leaves?

November 15, 2018

You already know that green tea is a great-tasting and relaxing beverage with numerous health benefits, but can the same be said about eating the tea leaves rather than steeping them into a drink? 

Read more to find out the truth.

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Is Drinking Too Much Green Tea Bad for You?

Is Drinking Too Much Green Tea Bad for You?

October 28, 2018

Green tea is high in antioxidants and provides other health benefits. For that reason, many people have begun drinking green tea instead of coffee or cola to get their caffeine boost, but is drinking too much green tea bad for you?

As a green tea lover, this article was really hard to write, but I wanted to be true to the facts and the science.  

Keep reading to discover more about the side effects of consuming too much green tea.

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Can I Put Nano CBD Oil In My Japanese Green Tea?

Can I Put Nano CBD Oil In My Japanese Green Tea?

October 21, 2018

To increase the health benefits that you can receive, there are many who choose to add Nano CBD oil with their green tea. Here are the benefits you can gain from doing so.  This article talks about what CBD oil is and how you can add to Japanese green tea.

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Cook with Matcha Book Featured by Ingram Advance October 2018 Issue

Cook with Matcha Book Featured by Ingram Advance October 2018 Issue

October 02, 2018

Kei Nishida's latest book, Cook with Matcha & Green Tea - Ultimate Guide & Recipes for Cooking with Matcha and Green Tea was featured by Ingram Advance October 2018 Issue. 

This book about homemade recipes using the amazing matcha & green tea that every American can enjoy.

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J-Weekly Features Kei Nishida's Article

J-Weekly Features Kei Nishida's Article

September 26, 2018

On September 21st 2018 issue of J-Weekly, Kei Nishida's article about Japanese green tea was featured on full page.  

J-Weekly is Japanese newsletter in San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California circulating 33,000 copies every Friday. 

J-Weekly approached Kei to write about Japanese green tea in their special fall gourmet issue.  

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5 Brain Foods To Stimulate You

5 Brain Foods To Stimulate You

September 12, 2018

Healthy foods are typically thought of as being good for cardiovascular health and disease prevention. We eat them to get adequate nutrients, to feel better, to stave off weight gain, and sometimes to combat specific dietary issues. Those who study these matters know that it’s actually quite remarkable how directly and thoroughly what we eat affects how we look and how we live. What we don’t spend quite as much time talking about, however, is how healthy eating can affect our brains. Read more to find out 5 food good for your brain.

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Tips for making tea part of your post-run/recovery routine

Tips for making tea part of your post-run/recovery routine

September 10, 2018

I’ll describe in detail what my post-run recovery routine often looks like, I’ll also describe why I think including tea in your post-run recovery routine may make a lot of sense for you (and how it may even help you in your recovery process).  My recommendations come from my own personal experience, so if you’re in a slump with your recovery process, you may want to consider my suggestions: particularly if you’re up to trying something new. 

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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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Is Matcha Healthier than Sencha (Loose Leaf)?

Is Matcha Healthier than Sencha (Loose Leaf)?

June 27, 2018

Matcha is powdered form of Japanese green tea which is grown in shade. Sencha is loose leaf tea which is commonly drunk in a Japanese restaurant setting. There are type of sencha such as gyokuro which are also shaded grown like matcha. 

Which type of Japanese green tea are actually healthier? 

Read more to find out the truth. 

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Fresh Healthy Recipe - Mango Bubble Tea with Green Tea

Fresh Healthy Recipe - Mango Bubble Tea with Green Tea

June 27, 2018

Bubble Tea was invented in Taiwan in the 1980’s and got its name from the bubbles that appear after vigorously shaking the contents of the drink. Since then, Bubble Tea has grown in popularity over the years and can now be enjoyed in many different varieties.  One of our favorite summer varieties is Mango Bubble Tea which can be made by mixing chilled jasmine green tea with fresh mango or mango ice cream.

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World Tea Expo 2018, Las Vegas - Pictures and Videos

World Tea Expo 2018, Las Vegas - Pictures and Videos

June 24, 2018

Japanese Green Tea Company was invited to World Tea Expo 2018 since we were the Winner of the Global Tea Championship 2017.

World Tea Expo was held at Las Vegas Convention Center from June 11, 2018 - June 14, 2018. The expo had more than 3500 attendees and 260 exhibitors. 

Here are some of the pictures and videos from the Expo, so that you can see how it was like at the Expo. 

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World Tea News features Japanese Green Tea Company - May 2018

World Tea News features Japanese Green Tea Company - May 2018

May 18, 2018

World Tea News features Japanese Green Tea Company on May 14, 2018 article, World Tea Expo Country Tour: Matcha Demand Marks Japanese Tea Market. 
The article features opinions of Kei Nishida, CEO of Japanese Green Tea Company about green tea trend in Japan as a result of an interview conducted by World Tea News. 
World Tea news quotes Japanese Green Tea Company as "Not-to-miss Booths at World Tea Expo". 

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The Best Way to Keep Matcha & Green Tea is to Freeze - True or False?   - Green Tea Quiz

The Best Way to Keep Matcha & Green Tea is to Freeze - True or False? - Green Tea Quiz

March 25, 2018

To freeze or not to freeze matcha and green tea? This is a question I often get from customers. Read on to find out the true answer to this question based on scientific evidence. 

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