Organic Houjicha (Roasted Japanese Tea)

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40 grams (1.4 ounces)

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Organic Houjicha
Roasted Organic Japanese Tea Tea, Loose Leaf

Organic Houjicha is good quality Japanese green tea – distinct for its roast in the final stage of its preparation. In the skilled tea farmers hands, the Organic Houjicha has an exquisite, mild roasted flavor. It’s high on sweet notes and leaves a tangy aftertaste. Houjicha is the epitome of instant gratification. But, in unskilled hands, Organic Houjicha can end up smelling and tasting burnt. You won’t find such reject products in Japanese Tea Farm. You would be reminded of good quality Oolong when drinking our Organic Houjicha – we dare say. Second steeping tones down the taste a couple of notches. Yet, it’s highly delectable. Houjicha is perfect when served chilled on a hot day. It’s caffeine content is comparatively low. It’s suitable for any ocassion and can be enjoyed by all.

40 grams (1.4 ounces)
Makes approximately 20 to 25 servings of tea

Brewing Suggestions:

First Infusion:
Add 1 gram of tea per 100 ml of fresh water, or about one tablespoon per potful. Heat the water to 80C (180F) and brew for one minute.

Second Infusion:
Brew with the same temperature water as the first infusion but for only a few seconds. Please note that the caffeine content of green tea becomes significantly less after the first steeping.

We brewed the teas as described above. It was done for taste test and to write bona fide product descriptions. It is also our way to be honest with you. Our intention is also to give you the best brewing techniques possible – tried and tested. Brewing is important – it makes all the difference in bringing out the best and desired taste. Brewing technique is also important to retain the nutrients in green teas. Yet, we recommend that you experiment with your own techniques to find your most desired taste profile.

Our green teas make excellent cold beverages as well. In hot weather, you can enjoy our lineup of Japanese green tea by following these simple steps:

  1. Brew our any variety green tea as you like
  2. Let the brewed green tea cool to room temperature
  3. Chill the cooled green tea in the  refrigerator/freezer to the desired temperature or just dunk in ice cubes
  4. A healthy and invigorating refreshment is now yours to enjoy

Our products may be kept in your refrigerator before the package is opened. After opening the package, seal and store it in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. Please do not place an opened package back into your refrigerator. 

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Product Safety

For three consecutive years the Shizuoka Prefectural Government has contracted a certified independent agency to test, in its own laboratory, green tea for radiation harvested from all parts of the region. Each year all of the samples tested safe for human consumption in accordance with USA (USDA), European Union, Australian and Japanese government standards. 

No unsafe tea has ever reached any consumer.
With the health and well being of consumers in mind, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan has set strict safety standards for green tea. The report “Results of Tests for Radioactivity of Tea Produced in Shizuoka Prefecture” is available. The samples tested were for “brewed tea” which is the state it is actually consumed. The test results for all the samples were nearly the same. Radioactive Cesium 134 and 137 were near zero while the safety limit is 100bq/1KG. Shizuoka green tea has once again been certified to be absolutely safe for your consumption and enjoyment.
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