Matcha green tea is becoming increasingly popular, whether you're a tea connoisseur or not (matcha latte anyone?). However, Matcha has an old history and has been revered for hundreds of years for its unique flavor, impressive health benefits, and impressive production process. In this post, I'm going to reveal some of the aspects of the craft that go into producing Matcha. Truly, it's a grand manipulation of the tea's terroir and the refinement behind the way it's processed once harvested.
Japanese teas have a reputation around the world for being high quality. There are 5 major types of green tea in Japan. Each of these teas has a set of precise steps to be grown and processed in a way that yields a unique final product.