Can Green Tea Reduce Stress?

Can Green Tea Reduce Stress?

July 28, 2019

Japanese green tea has been used for hundreds of years to combat depression. Can it have a positive impact in reducing stress and anxiety? Green tea contains chemical compounds and amino acids that have been clinically studied to reduce stress and anxiety. This article discusses the specific ways Japanese green tea can reduce stress, and how to prepare it in order to get the most benefit for stress.

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Behind the Scene  - How We Made the Matcha Video

Behind the Scene - How We Made the Matcha Video

July 14, 2019

You might have seen this video.     
We made a fun stop-motion video which shows you How to Make Perfect Cup of Matcha.   
In this blog post, I share with you how we made this amazing and fun video.  It is really a lot of effort, tricks and magic that went into this 30 seconds video. 

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Shell Ginger Tea - The Secret To Longevity

Shell Ginger Tea - The Secret To Longevity

July 09, 2019

Since Japan has the highest average life expectancy in the world for the past 20 years, people have been trying to find the secret. One area of Japan known as Okinawa has a fruit known as the moon peach or shell ginger. Is the tea made from this plant the secret to living a long life? This article discusses the different benefits you can get from the shell ginger plant.

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Japanese Green Tea Company at Portland Tea Festival 2019

Japanese Green Tea Company at Portland Tea Festival 2019

July 06, 2019

We were excited to be part of Portland Tea Festival (Tea Fest PDX) which was held on July 20th 2019 at World Forester Center, Portland OR. 

This was the first time we hosted a booth at Portland Tea Festival, so we are very excited for being part of it. 

Here are some pictures we took during the event and my comments. 

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What is the best equipment for Cold-brewing Japanese Green Tea?

What is the best equipment for Cold-brewing Japanese Green Tea?

June 25, 2019

In today's world, busy lifestyles make it difficult to slow down and enjoy a good cup of Japanese green tea. If you enjoy drinking your green tea on the go, then you are sure to enjoy using the Hario Cold Brew Filter-In Tea Bottle! This article discusses the pros and cons of using this tea bottle.

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Can I use K-cup to brew green tea?

Can I use K-cup to brew green tea?

June 18, 2019

When making a good cup of Japanese green tea, we don't always have a lot of time to make it the traditional way. However, there is still a quick way to make a good cup of green tea: by using the Keurig. This article discusses how to make a delicious cup of Japanese green tea, without taking too much time.

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Japanese Green Tea Company at Japan Fair, 2019, Bellevue, WA

Japanese Green Tea Company at Japan Fair, 2019, Bellevue, WA

June 06, 2019

Japanese Green Tea Company was honored to be part of 2019 Japan Fair held in Seattle (Bellevue) WA during weekend of June 29th 2019.Here are pictures from this fun event!
As this is one of the most authentic Japanese event in the Northwest, we are very honored to be part of the fair. 

 

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Japanese Tea Ceremony: What Not To Do

Japanese Tea Ceremony: What Not To Do

June 06, 2019

A Japanese tea ceremony is a beautiful, spiritual experience that many can enjoy. However, do you know the etiquette rules when you are participating in a ceremony? Read on to find out what not to do when you are in a Japanese tea ceremony, in order to enjoy it and not offend others.

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Leaf & Bean Magazine  Features Japanese Green  Tea Company's  Article

Leaf & Bean Magazine Features Japanese Green Tea Company's Article

May 23, 2019

Leaf & Bean April 2019 Issue featured Japanese Green Tea Company's Article. 

The article was featured as the head article for the issue and was 4 pages long explaining about how Japanese green tea can be enjoyed. 

Leaf & Bean Magazine is the leading magazine in India about tea and coffee. The magazine is distributed to the tea and coffee industry specialists in India and all over the world. 

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Detailed Product Review of Sharp TE-T56U-GR Tea-Cere Matcha Tea Maker

Detailed Product Review of Sharp TE-T56U-GR Tea-Cere Matcha Tea Maker

May 16, 2019

Good quality green tea is made with an intricate process that results in the perfect cup. Many might find matcha bitter, while others find the flavor profile perfect. How can you start your day with a wonderful cup of matcha green tea? Read on for a review of Sharp TE-T56U-GR and how it can help you make a delicious cup of green tea. 

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10 Things about Japanese Green Tea Harvesting You (Probably) Didn't Know

10 Things about Japanese Green Tea Harvesting You (Probably) Didn't Know

May 10, 2019

Green tea is central to the lives of everyone in Japan. The culture surrounding the harvest and preparation of these tea leaves is complex and rooted deep in tradition. The green tea harvested in Japan differs in taste and value from the leaves gathered in China and other areas of the world.  Here are 10 things about Japanese green tea harvesting you (probably) didn't know. 

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How Green Tea Helps to Improve Your Immune System

How Green Tea Helps to Improve Your Immune System

May 07, 2019

Green tea is known to help improve the immune system. It has long been used for its health properties and benefits. What specific ways does green tea benefit one's health? This article discusses several health aspects that green tea has been found to contribute to.

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5 Heart-warming Things You can Do for Your Tea-lover Mom

5 Heart-warming Things You can Do for Your Tea-lover Mom

April 27, 2019

Mother's Day is just around the corner and you may be wondering what to get your mom. Adding personal touches to gifts is always the way to go, especially with family. A great way to start your search for the perfect gift is by taking your mother's likes and dislikes into account. By doing so, you won't just show her that you went through the effort to get a gift, but also that you put some genuine thought into selecting her gift. If your mother loves tea, you’re in luck because you'll find five heartwarming gift ideas for her!

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Does Green Tea Help With Digestion?

Does Green Tea Help With Digestion?

April 26, 2019

Green tea has been used for generations for many health purposes. What about relieving and preventing common stomach issues? Read this article to fid out how green tea can improve digestion.

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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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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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Does Roasting Green Tea (Hojicha) Make It Less Healthy?

Does Roasting Green Tea (Hojicha) Make It Less Healthy?

March 19, 2019

With the many different types of green tea available, it is good to know the details behind each one. Hojicha, or roasted green tea, is becoming more and more popular. What caffeine level does Hojicha have? Does it have the same amount of antioxidants as regular green tea? Keep reading to find out.

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What You Should Know About Baking with Matcha and Green Tea: Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Milk Bread

What You Should Know About Baking with Matcha and Green Tea: Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Milk Bread

March 06, 2019

Matcha Green Tea can be used in many different foods and drinks. Did you know you can even bake bread with it? Keep reading to discover how you can use Matcha Green Tea when baking, and to find out a recipe for Matcha Green Tea Milk Bread!

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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 Feburary 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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