Matcha contains many vitamins and minerals. It is considered the best
antioxidant - therefore it is actively used in various diets related of
longevity and youth. It is a concentrate of green tea leaf. The taste of this tea is very
fresh, but slightly bitter, it is traditionally served with small
Matcha is finely ground green tea leaf powder and is the most prized
amongst Japanese teas. It has been drunk as part of the tea ceremony for
900 years as well as by Buddhist monks during long days of meditation. Ceremonial grade Matcha uses the finest, smallest shade
grown leaves from the very tip of the tea bush - giving it a very
vibrant green colour and a slightly sweet, smooth flavour.
Kirishima Miumori Genmaicha is a traditional Japanese blend of tea with fried rice and green tea from Kirishima. The leaves that were used for this mixture are very strong, so this tea can be brewed with rather hot water to fully disclose the combination of flavors of fried rice and green tea.