Surprisingly sweet, slightly grassy and distinct in mouthfeel, Matcha is the powdered bright green tea traditionally used in the Japanese tea ceremony.
Compared to other teas, matcha powder is said to contain five times the amount of active compounds, including caffeine, theanine, polyphenols and antioxidants.
This is mainly due to you effectively ingesting the tea as opposed to drinking the infusion from the leaves. it leads to a somewhat unique effect on the drinker. A level of tranquil alertness which is a prized state of mind if needing to focus for work or health.
Shade grown and processed using traditional stone ground techniques. A great representation of a high end matcha.
This forms part of our incredible Japanese tea range of Sencha, Kukicha, Genmaicha, Houjicha, Houjicha powder and Matcha. The deep green of most of the leaves indicates the higher concentrations of chlorophyll during the shade grown period.
Japanese teas truly are a unique profile of teas and a key component of any tea lovers portfolio. The most volatile of all teas, the should always be bought in small quantities and stored in airtight containers.