Experience Authenticity: The True Essence of Ceremonial Grade Matcha

Matcha tea in a chawan, packet of ceremonial grade matcha, bamboo scoop and whisk Matcha tea in a chawan, packet of ceremonial grade matcha, bamboo scoop and whisk

Our Premium Ceremonial Grade Matcha

Only authentic Uji matcha is grown, harvested, and stone-ground in the Kyoto prefecture of Japan. Our tea farm in Wazuka, Kyoto, has been perfecting the art of matcha for over 155 years.

Ceremonial Grade Matcha - Okumidori Cultivar, Organic Uji Matcha Powder, 30 grams

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Product Info

 Made from 100% Okumidori tea leaves from the first spring harvest

 Authentic Uji matcha from Kyoto prefecture, Japan

 Tea farm in Wazuka, Kyoto with over 155 years of matcha expertise

 Certified organic - chemical and pesticide-free

 Vibrant green with delicate umami notes & no bitterness

 Okumidori tea leaves contain anti-allergic methylated catechins

 100% organic Japanese matcha powder - nothing added

 Money back guarantee

 Worldwide shipping

    Pure Elegance Without the Bitterness

    Matcha tea in a chawan and Japanese sweets
    Matcha iced tea with milk
    Matcha lattes in mugs on a countertop

    The Pinnacle of Matcha Quality

    Ceremonial Grade Matcha represents the zenith of quality in the world of matcha. Harvested from the finest tea leaves in Uji, Japan, this matcha is a testament to centuries of tradition and expertise. Every sip transports you to the serene tea gardens of Uji, where our tea masters meticulously nurture each tea plant.

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    A Tradition Rooted in Excellence

    Our Ceremonial Grade Matcha is not just a beverage; it's an experience. It embodies the rich history of matcha, tracing back to the traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. These ceremonies are a symbol of harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility, values that we uphold in every particle of our matcha powder.

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    Authenticity Certified

    We take pride in our JAS organic certificates, a testament to our commitment to quality and authenticity. When you choose our Ceremonial Grade Matcha, you are choosing a product that meets the highest standards of organic farming. Our tea farms in Uji are certified, ensuring that you get nothing but the purest matcha.

    The Art of Making Matcha

    From the cultivation of tea plants to the grinding of tea leaves, the process of making matcha is an art. Learn more about how matcha powder is made and immerse yourself in the intricate steps that go into crafting this green gold.

    Perfecting the Matcha Experience

    Preparing matcha is a ritual. It's about finding the right balance between water and powder, achieving the perfect froth, and savoring each sip. Discover the steps to make the perfect matcha tea and elevate your matcha experience.

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    Dive Deeper into Matcha's Rich History

    Matcha is not just a drink; it's a journey through time. Explore the history of matcha and understand how this green powder became an integral part of Japanese culture.

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    Join Us in Celebrating Matcha

    At Uji Matcha Tea, we are more than just a brand. We are a community of matcha enthusiasts, dedicated to celebrating the beauty and tradition of matcha. From our farms in Uji to your cup, we ensure that our matcha tea is a reflection of our passion and commitment.

    We invite you to experience the true essence of Ceremonial Grade Matcha. Dive deep into its history, understand its significance, and savor its unparalleled taste. Join us in this journey and become a part of the Uji Matcha Tea community.

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    Ceremonial grade matcha is the highest quality of matcha green tea available. It is made from the youngest tea leaves, with the stems and veins entirely removed, ensuring a smooth texture and vibrant green color. This grade of matcha is specifically cultivated and processed for traditional Japanese tea ceremonies, where the tea is whisked and served without any additives.

    While matcha refers to the powdered green tea used in various culinary and beverage applications, ceremonial grade matcha stands out as the pinnacle of quality. Ceremonial grade matcha is derived from the finest, youngest tea leaves and is processed with utmost care to preserve its delicate flavor and vibrant color. In contrast, other grades of matcha, such as culinary grade, might be made from older leaves and can have a slightly bitter taste, making them more suitable for cooking and baking.

    Absolutely. Ceremonial grade matcha is packed with antioxidants, particularly catechins, which are known for their cancer-fighting properties. It also contains L-theanine, an amino acid that promotes relaxation without drowsiness. Regular consumption of ceremonial grade matcha can support heart health, boost metabolism, and provide a gentle caffeine kick without the jitters associated with coffee.

    Daily matcha, often referred to as culinary grade matcha, is typically used for everyday consumption and in recipes like smoothies, lattes, and baked goods. It may come from older tea leaves and have a bolder, slightly bitter taste. Ceremonial matcha, on the other hand, is reserved for traditional tea ceremonies and sipping. It boasts a smoother, more refined flavor profile, derived from the youngest tea leaves.

    Ceremonial matcha commands a higher price due to its superior quality and the meticulous process involved in its production. Only the youngest, top-tier tea leaves are hand-picked for ceremonial matcha. These leaves undergo a careful shading process to boost chlorophyll and amino acid content. After harvesting, the leaves are steamed, dried, and stone-ground into a fine powder. Each step is executed with precision to ensure the highest quality product.

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