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  • History of Kagoshima Tea

    About the history of Kagoshima Tea....there are 2 hearsays about the origin of it. 1. The first is a hearsay that said, in 1186 (Kamakura Period/鎌...
  • History of Tea

    Though matcha can be said it was started from Japan, but actually teas are started from China.         ▼The picture below is a simple chronology of...
  • A New Idea of Father's Day Gift

    Hello all my tea friends!! Do you remember there is an important holiday in this month? Yes, it's Father's Day!! Are you tired of thinking gift for...
  • Benefits of Hojicha

    In the last post, I shared a brief introduction of hojicha. Today I would like to share some benefits of hojicha. Many people think that roasting g...
  • What is Hojicha?

    Hojicha is a type of Japanese green tea that is made from green tea leaves and stems. One of a big difference between hojicha and others sencha tha...
  • Benefit of Matcha

    Matcha is a powdered green tea, so we can assimilate all nutrients while we drink it. Matcha was noticed that it contains several nutrients which a...
  • Relaxing time in Kagoshima

    Kagoshima is the southernmost tip of Kyusyu, Japan. It is composed of volcanic mountains and has a variety of natural sources. There are World Natu...
  • Spring tea-HachijuHachiya(八十八夜)

    The weather is getting warmer and flowers are blooming. Spring has come!! According to the traditional Japanese lunar calendar in Japan, the 88th d...
  • How to make matcha at home?

    Matcha is now using in lots of beverages or desserts in whole all over the world, but actually matcha is from Japan, and it was used to drink in th...
  • What is matcha?

    Today I would like to have a brief introduction of matcha. Matcha is a kind of finely milled green tea powder but different from the regular green...
  • Cupping the first 2020 harvest!

    Happy Easter everyone! This week the tea auctions started as usual here in Kagoshima. And yesterday we were finally able to cup some of the fresh 2...
  • Second tea farm visit before the 2020 harvest season

    After the first tea farm visitation on the Osumi peninsula we visited tea farms on the Satsuma peninsula as well last week.  In the background you...