10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

February 22, 2022

There’s a kind of simplicity in tea with the tradition being “add water” and trust that the flavor profile matches the imagination. However, as I’ve fallen into love with tea, there’s a shocking variation in taste profiles. As the tea market continues to grow, there’s all sorts of tips and tricks out there to alter what shapes the taste of your tea.

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Is Green Tea bad for the liver? - Green Tea Quiz

Is Green Tea bad for the liver? - Green Tea Quiz

February 14, 2022

The general idea of green tea is that it's healthy for you. For example, in choosing between your average soda and green tea, chances are you will think of green tea as being the healthier option. This is for good reason as there is a significant amount of evidence highlighting various green tea health benefits.

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What is Tea Ceremony?

What is Tea Ceremony?

February 09, 2022

The Japanese tea ceremony comes from centuries of tea school teachings and traditions. Its practice is a deep spiritual journey that begins with a simple principle - the sharing of tea is best when the heart is humble and pure.

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Everything You Need To Know About Sencha Green Tea

Everything You Need To Know About Sencha Green Tea

February 07, 2022

This post covers everything you need to know about sencha green tea, including several tips for brewing a delicious cup of tea. 

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What Causes Some Matcha Flavors to Have a Chocolate Aroma?

What Causes Some Matcha Flavors to Have a Chocolate Aroma?

January 31, 2022

Sometimes I am asked why I drink the teas that I drink, and it is a tough question to answer. Most of the time I struggled to define the flavor or perhaps the aroma. You have probably come across the words “umami” to describe flavor profiles of various Japanese green teas, for example, a kind of full flavor on your tongue.

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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 Flavors Go Well With Matcha? A Guide For The Tastebuds

What Flavors Go Well With Matcha? A Guide For The Tastebuds

January 25, 2022

Matcha is ever so popular. The powdered green tea has gone beyond being exclusively Japanese and is everywhere now. From Starbucks to local grocery stores, matcha has a strong presence and millions of enthusiastic buyers.

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Why Japanese Green Tea is Perfect for Intermittent Fasting + How to Guide, What to do & What not to do

Why Japanese Green Tea is Perfect for Intermittent Fasting + How to Guide, What to do & What not to do

January 23, 2022

Intermittent fasting has recently become popular. It’s less of a diet and more of a lifestyle pattern because there are no specifications on what food to eat or limit. This article tackles how Japanese Green Tea is off advantage while doing intermittent fasting.

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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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HOW TO COLD BREW MATCHA: YOUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

HOW TO COLD BREW MATCHA: YOUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

January 17, 2022

Learn everything you need to know about making the perfect cup of cold brew matcha in this comprehensive guide.

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Samurai and Tea

Samurai and Tea

January 11, 2022

How Tea Affected Japanese Warriors and Why they Used Green Tea – History of Japan explained by Obachan, the Grandma of ChaCha.

Obachan explains Boy Kei the history - Watch the video to find out.

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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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GREEN TEA DURING PREGNANCY: IS IT SAFE?

GREEN TEA DURING PREGNANCY: IS IT SAFE?

January 03, 2022

Is Green Tea bad for a pregnant woman? 

Green Tea has numerous health benefits, but could that change when a woman is pregnant? 

Keep reading to find out whether green tea is safe for a pregnant woman to drink. 

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10 green tea mistakes: Don’t do these mistakes when brewing green tea

10 green tea mistakes: Don’t do these mistakes when brewing green tea

December 27, 2021

Green tea tastes great, especially when you try a sample of it on groceries and tea festivals. When you got home and brewed your tea, the result is having a bitter green tea or just a drinkable tea that lacks flavor. Cheer up! You just did not know how to brew green tea right. Please don't give up on tasting good green tea, and let's learn how to make it right by discussing the following mistakes.

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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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How to Brew Tea in Space

How to Brew Tea in Space

December 20, 2021

My dream from childhood is to go to space. 
Japanese billionaire of Zozotown, Yusaku Maezawa went to space and brew a cup of tea.  Here is more detail and video about brewing tea in the space!  
I hope in our lifetime you and I can do this too! 

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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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Is Tea Bag Tea Lower Quality  Than  Loose Leaf  Tea? - Yes or No? - Green Tea Quiz

Is Tea Bag Tea Lower Quality Than Loose Leaf Tea? - Yes or No? - Green Tea Quiz

December 17, 2021

Is Tea Bag Tea Lower Quality  Than  Loose Leaf  Tea? This article will focus on one of the other big debates about tea, and that is whether loose leaf tea is truly always better than bagged tea as some people claim. Unfortunately, the truth is this answer isn’t always as simple or as straightforward as you might think. With this in mind, here are five important factors that influence the overall quality of bagged teas and how they compare to loose leaf. Read more to find out the truth.

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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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WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT BAKING WITH MATCHA AND GREEN TEA: RECIPE FOR MATCHA GREEN TEA MILK BREAD

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT BAKING WITH MATCHA AND GREEN TEA: RECIPE FOR MATCHA GREEN TEA MILK BREAD

December 01, 2021

 Here are some tips for making green tea recipes with matcha or loose leaf tea, as well as a recipe for matcha green tea milk bread.

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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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The History of Japanese Green Tea

The History of Japanese Green Tea

November 16, 2021

Green tea became a staple drink, and we will show you how Japanese green tea turned into a worldwide sensation.
 
You will learn how the Matcha and tea ceremony were created, and how Samurai culture was affected by tea!

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Can Green Tea Reduce Stress?

Can Green Tea Reduce Stress?

November 15, 2021

Can green tea reduce stress? The research says yes, and we break down what different studies show about its effect in this post.

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Steeping Guide
Steeping Guide