More and more people are finding out about hojicha. Considering its steadily increasing popularity, it's very likely that it will soon achieve the stature of matcha. When it comes to green tea, we are pretty much aware that matcha has cemented its place in popular culture. … [Read more...] about How to Serve Hojicha Latte at a Café
It has been a while since matcha started dominating pop culture. Clearly, it has maintained its peak position there. It remains a favorite among many, as evidenced by the number of its features on social media. On Instagram alone, posts with #matcha are now more than seven … [Read more...] about How to Serve Matcha Latte at a Café
Coming up with an excellent product is the most obvious hurdle to running a business. You can most certainly expect to have a plethora of other details to contend with, government regulations being one of them. When it comes to tea sold and marketed in the United States, it's … [Read more...] about Tea Packaging Requirements from the FDA
You are on for another exciting adventure. You decided that a good tea you just recently quenched in is the best there but still off the market in your country. Now, you are convinced that it should be imported and you want to sell it. However, there are documents that need to be … [Read more...] about Reseller’s Certificate for Importation and Tax Exemption
Have you heard of the Japanese green tea called Tencha? Its name literally means "mortar tea" or "tea for grinding." "Ten"(碾) translates to "mortar" or "grind," and cha(茶), as you probably already know, means "tea." Why was Tencha given this name? It's simply because it is the … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know about Tencha (碾茶)
In this time and age of technology, when everything seems to be reachable to everyone, making this world smaller for everyone to connect, not to mention the impact of COVID-19, almost everything is already done online. We now tend to do online calls, messages, and even … [Read more...] about Bill of Lading: Its Importance in Shipping and How to Protect Your Goods
Since the U.S. imports around 15 percent of its food supply, it needs a safety system in place. This gives Americans security in the food they can access, not only in terms of diversity and abundance but in quality as well. So if you want to import something like green tea from … [Read more...] about Food Safety Registration for Importing Tea into the United States
The world is progressively becoming smaller as connections between countries on opposite sides of the globe become less effort and cultures are shared more easily. Prominent among those included in the vast cultural diffusion is the cuisine. These days, you can expect to find … [Read more...] about What Is TRACES for Tea Importing?
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Starting a tea business in a country is quite promising, no doubt, but in order for that business to flourish, you'll need a vast variety of tea in your store. Tea importing is the ultimate solution to expand your tea business. You can import myriads of high-quality tea varieties … [Read more...] about What is ECOCERT for Tea Importing?
CA278. It sounds like someone’s impossibly difficult password, right? Well, believe it or not, CA278 is the name of a Japanese tea that is creating buzz in the tea world. Today, I would like to introduce this new tea to you and tell you all about it - where it comes from, the … [Read more...] about CA278 – The sensational new tea from Kagoshima
A true tea-lover is always excited to try something new, try something that is going to blow his or her mind the minute the first sip of the tea touches the mouth. Sayama Kaori can have the same effect on people and that is why it is considered to be one of the most high-quality … [Read more...] about What is Sayama Kaori (さやまかおり)?
Every kind of tea plant comes from the same Camellia Sinensis plant family. Their differences show in forms of shape, taste, aroma, color, etc. due to the different cultivars being used in the breeding of tea plants. In Japan, Yabukita (やぶきた) is the most famous and commonly used … [Read more...] about Yabukita Tea Cultivar (やぶきた)
Japan is famous for abundant things and one such thing is the presence and production of organic Japanese tea. The production of Japanese tea dates as far back as the 1800s and since then, it has been one of the most important things in the life of a tea lover. Over the years, a … [Read more...] about What is Kanaya Midori(かなやみどり)?
While the two most popular types of green tea, Sencha and Matcha, come from the same plant known as Camellia Sinensis, they have different growing conditions and processing methods, which makes them stand apart. History of Matcha vs Sencha Green tea has been in Japan for … [Read more...] about Matcha vs Sencha
Bancha is a type of Japanese green tea and is most commonly found after Sencha. It is similar to Sencha in only one way, which is that they share the same plant and differ in every other aspect. Today you will know everything about Bancha tea in detail. Brewing Bancha … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Bancha Tea
What are the differences between Gyokuro, Kabusecha, and Sencha? In this article, we brief the differences between these three types of tea. What is Gyokuro? Gyokuro translates as jewel/jade dew and is named due to the yellowish-green color it shows when brewed. In 1835, … [Read more...] about Gyokuro vs Kabusecha vs Sencha – What are the differences?
Aracha 荒茶 means “crude tea” or “Unrefined” and translates as “wild tea” in English. Such Japanese green tea is a result of the first processing stage, i.e. steaming, rolling, and drying, which is done right after picking. It includes the whole leaf, blade stems, and fine hair of … [Read more...] about Everything You Need To Know About Aracha
Japanese teas are one of the most prominent teas in the entire world. With its abundant varieties, it has captured the attention of millions of people and has successfully won their hearts. One can say that Japanese tea is certainly a delight for a tea lover. One such variety of … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about Yutaka Midori (ゆたかみどり)
If you're a tea lover, you know how a good cup of tea can change your entire mood and relax your mind. Japanese tea has a wide range of varieties, and each one of them is known for its distinct features and taste. One such Japanese tea is known as Saemidori(さえみどり). In this blog, … [Read more...] about What is Saemidori (さえみどり)?