||Premium Grade Matcha
||Organic Premium Grade
||113 grams | about 4oz
||Drinks / Baking / Weight loss
How the Organic Premium Grade Matcha is Produced (The Second Harvested)
1. Matcha Tea Leaves are Grown on a Tea Farm
When the tea buds grow. Tea fields are covered with black sheets to block out the sunlight. Shielding sunlight inhibits theanine, the flavor component, It also generates the sweet flavor unique to matcha, and the vivid green color.
2. Matcha Leaves are the Second Harvested in the Spring
Premium grade matcha leaves are the second harvested in spring, from the top young tea leaves the first time black sheets covered every year.
3. Matcha Leaves Are Steamed, Not Roasted
Picked tea buds are delivered to the processing factory. High-temperature steaming stunts the fermentation enzyme activities and retains the vivid green color of tea.
Premium grade: Tea leaf is refined in a process of size- sorting, air sorting, re-drying .
4. Steamed Leaves are Laid Out to Dry then Ground into Powder
Refined tencha is delivered to the matcha factory. Micron-sized matcha is produced using tea grinders in a manufacturing room under constant temperature.
Premium grade matcha is ground to small piece by grinder first and then ground by high pressure air flow( a technology from Japan) . in this way to increase the production of matcha and maintain the quality.
5. Packaging and shipping
Ground matcha is packed after final inspection. Only products which pass the final inspection are kept fresh and delivered to customers.