The pleasant roasted flavor of Hojicha comes from gentle pan-roasting of the tea leaves, imbuing a light, smoky, yet subtly sweet complexion.
The roasting process to produce Hojicha Tea results in reduced caffeine content and a total smoothness unlike that of other Japanese green teas. With very little bitterness, hojicha is often enjoyed before and after meals – even after dinner.
Freshly harvested from Uji, the prestigious center of tea-growing in Japan, our Hojicha is 100% Farm-direct. Renowned for earthen aroma, smooth-to-sip composition, and health promoting properties.
How to Brew
Each tea bag contains 3g of tea, and is intended to make an 8oz (~250ml) serving of green tea. To prepare the Hojicha Tea, steep one (1) tea-bag for 1-3min at 190-212F. Also, consider the deliciousness of an overnight cold-brew!
Plant-based Tea-bags (100% biodegradable)
Our mesh tea bags are made from a plant-based and food-safe material, and are 100% biodegradable.
Servings per Box and Nutrient Content
Each box contains 15 tea-bags, each with 3g of tea inside. Many people choose to use a tea-bag for multiple brews; each bag can be brewed as many times as fits your preference.
L-theanine: 13mg; Catechin Antioxidants: 310mg
100% Japanese Green Tea (roasted)
Japanese Tea-farm Direct – Roasted Green Tea (Uji, Kyoto region)
Why choose us?
The Matcha.com Guarantee
Like you, our co-founder Dr. Weil is equally picky about what he's putting in his body. It took years for matcha.com to create our matcha-growing collective in Japan to develop what our customers often call "The Purest and most potent matcha on the planet!
What makes our Matcha Best
It was pleasing to see growing awareness of matcha in America, but we were dismayed by the low qualities available when visiting cafés, tea shops, and restaurants. So, on our following trips to Japan, we purchased small tins of the quality tea to bring home, along with tea bowls, scoops, and whisks. Soon we were in the habit of drinking a bowl of matcha twice a day! Turning loved ones onto it, and leading a growing audience into giving it a try.
Alright, I'm trying this matcha thing.
The Excellence of Uji-Matcha®
Our matcha is of exceptional quality, grown entirely on the pristine hillsides of Uji, Kyoto, where Japanese matcha originated one thousand years ago. Matcha from Uji is prized as the finest in the world. We are proud to be the only bulk source in the Americas offering 100% true, traditional Uji-matcha®.
What Makes our Matcha Best?
Our matcha is primarily produced from tea leaves grown in the region of Japan known as Uji, Kyoto. Through an exclusive relationship with our tea-farm (Japan's oldest and most authentic), we're able to share the most exquisite matcha that Japan has to offer – grown on the purest, most carefully maintained land. And each year, the tea-master specially blends the best leaves into the matcha we enjoy today. Since most of this quality of matcha stays for enjoyment within Japan, we're honored to have the chance to share it with you.
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