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The Green Tea Journey

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The Green Tea Journey
The use of tea leaves first started in southwest China more than 3,000 years ago and was originally used by people for chewing or eating.  Over time, the use of tea leaves  expanded as people began to use them in cooking and to flavor their water. (Read more)

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Japanese Loose Leaf Green Tea Brewing Methods

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Japanese Loose Leaf Green Tea Brewing Methods

Brewing Japanese green tea differs slightly from the traditional methods used for Chinese teas. Both the teapot and cups tend to be slightly larger.

Follow these simple steps and you are guaranteed to have a good cup of Japanese green tea. (Read more)

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All About The Comforting Japanese Green Tea: Genmaicha

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All About The Comforting Japanese Green Tea: Genmaicha
One legend has it that the origins of Genmaicha date all the way back to 15th century Japan, when a servant accidentally lost a few grains of rice hidden up his sleeve into the cup of the master, for whom he was pouring very expensive tea. (Read more)

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What Are The Most Popular Japanese Teas?

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What Are The Most Popular Japanese Teas?

The main type of tea that is produced and consumed in Japan is green tea. When drinking any one of our Japanese green teas be ready to get transported into the mountains of Japan. Experience the passion of the farmers, tending to their crops with great care to ensure the most extraordinary umami. (Read more)

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