Monthly Archives: May 2007

Green Tea Factory Tour

Tour a small tea processing factory in Shizuoka, Japan. This small home-based factory is operated by the Oyama family for processing tea grown in their own tea fields. See how the tea is processed from steaming, roasting, mashing mixing and … Continue reading

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Hand-picking Japanese Green Tea (shin-cha)

The best Japanese green tea is shin-cha or “new tea” which is the year’s first harvest. May is the tea harvest season throughout most of Japan and many farmers take special care to select the best leaves for use in … Continue reading

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