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- These Organic Japanese Hojicha tea are made in Japan only in Shizuoka.
- This fragrant and refreshing Japanese Hojicha tea is made by roasting Kakegawa's Japanese Houjicha or bancha over a high flame. The roasting process diminishes the tannin and caffeine content of the leaves to suppress astringency and bitterness and draw out fragrance. Kakegawa's Japanese Houjicha is a warm brown color, and since it has a somewhat mild flavor, is popular with children and the elderly.
- These Kakegawa's Japanese tea holds JAS organic certification as a Japanese green tea manufacturer.Japanese JAS certification is now officially recognized as an organic certification in USA and EU countries and can be displayed "ORGANIC" on the product.
- These Kakegawa's Japanese tea has received the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Award 32 times, rigorous screening by top European chefs and sommeliers, and iTQi (International Taste Judgment Organization), the first Japanese tea to receive three stars.