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🍵JAPANESE TEA🍵

Unlike other teas like Chinese tea and black tea, most Japanese tea leaves are steamed after being picked. Japanese tea is divided into groups depending on the harvesting method and processing steps. Each tea group tastes completely different so find the one that matches your lifestyle and choice.

Gyokuro@@@Sencha

Houjicha@@@Matcha

Flavored Green Tea


Gyokuro
Gyokuro is the most highly ranked Japanese tea. To bring out its distinct mellow taste, gyokuro tea field is shielded from sunlight for a long time.


[MBF] Itoen
Yame Gyokuro: 3,240 yen
(100g)
Gyokuro tea from Fukuoka Prefecture Yame, a region where gyokuro tea is most produced in Japan. Enjoy its distinguished sweet flavor unique to Gyokuro tea and rich aroma fill your mouth.


[MBF] IPPODO TEA
Tenkaichi Small Tin: 10,800 yen
(90g)
"Tenkaichi" is the highest grade of gyokuro tea available at IPPODO TEA. Just a small cup of Tenkaichi is enough to fully enjoy the mellow, rich taste exceptional to gyokuro tea. Aftertaste is slightly refreshing.

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Sencha
Sencha is probably one of the most typical and popular teas drunk in Japan. Tea leaves of sencha are steamed and dried after being picked. It has a good balance of bitterness and sweetness.


[MBF] LUPICIA
Uji Yabukita: 1,360 yen
(tin, 50g)
Sencha using the first tea leaves of the year from Kyoto Souraku County-a region known for the production of Uji tea. The dark green tea leaves and deep aroma are distinctive of sophisticated Uji tea.


[MBF] Yamamotoyama
Gougumi Sencha "Yamamotoyama": 1,080 yen
(100g)
Because the flavor of tea tends to change due to weather, "Gougumi" aims to serve stable flavor by blending tea leaves from different regions. With its refreshing taste, Yamamotoyama's gougumi is recommendable for drinking everyday. English instructions for preparing tea is written inside!

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Houjicha
Houjicha is brown, roasted tea with light flavor. Compared to other green teas, it has less bitter taste and said to have less caffeine due to the roasting process at high temperature.


[MBF] LUPICIA
Houjicha "Oni no Baisen": 900 yen
(200g)
Roasted twice for deep pleasant aroma and rich sweetness. Large package is great for drinking a cup of tea everyday!


[MBF] IPPODO TEA
Houjicha 1 Cup Tea Bags: 540 yen
(12 tea bags)
Have a relaxing time with rich aroma of roasted tea. Tetra shaped tea bags for releasing aroma and flavor.

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Matcha
After tea leaves are steamed and dried, they are put into stone mill to be ground into fine powders. It is thick, rich in flavor and the type of tea used in tea ceremonies. If you want to try matcha back home, here are easy-to-make matcha items.


[MBF] IPPODO TEA
Hajime-no-Ippodo: 5,500 yen

(Matcha Starter Kit)
Special kit for you to prepare matcha at home! No worries about tea utensils because all are included in this kit! English direction on how to prepare matcha is also inside.


[MBF] LUPICIA
MATCHAWAY Plain: 1,350 yen
(10 sticks)
Simply mix with either boiled or cold water for a cup of matcha drink. Quick and easy yet still has the authentic matcha flavor.

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Flavored Green Tea
What's unique about Japanese tea is that it's sometimes scented with fruits & sweets. Depending on the time of the year, seasonal Japanese tea like sakura, strawberry, chestnut, etc. are available.


[MBF] LUPICIA
Sakurambo Vert: 950 yen
(tin, 50g)
Japanese green tea with refreshing sakurambo (Japanese cherry) aroma. Great for iced tea too!


[MBF] LUPICIA
Momo Vert: 1,150 yen
(tin, 50g)
Japanese green tea scented with mouthwatering, juicy white peach. Enjoy the aroma and taste of refreshing green tea which brings out the sweet aroma of peach.

*All prices include tax.
*As of SEPT 2019.


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