Origins of Matcha: Matcha is a refined Japanese green tea. Cultivated in Japan, matcha is an extremely fine and fragrant powder. The best and most prized matcha comes from the city of Uji, in the Kyoto Prefecture. The climatic conditions of this area are perfect for the production of matcha.
Culinary Grade Matcha: Matcha tea represents the essence of green tea. Traditionally used in Japan, it stands out compared with other green tea. The tea leaves are protected from sunlight for 20 days before harvesting. This method keeps the levels of theanine and chlorophyll in the tea intact and high.