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Product - Organic Sencha Kanaya Midori

Organic Green Tea, Loose Leaf

Out of Stock - Recommended Substitution: Chiran Sencha

We are proud to offer this excellent organic green tea from the Kanaya Midori cultivar which is grown on Yakushima Island (Kagoshima), Japan's very first registered UNESCO A World Natural Heritage Site. The island is verdant, lush, full of abundant nature and has just the right weather for growing outstanding Japanese green tea. The tea leaves are quite aromatic in the just opened package and have a distinctly fresh springtime odor when first infused. When the liquid is warm from the first infusion it is full-bodied and slightly grassy tasting with medium astringency. However, as it cools the astringency and boldness lessen considerably and the taste becomes somewhat mild. The astringency disappears in the second brew and the flavor is slightly earth and tasty. Organic Sencha Kanaya Midori has been produced according to the strict guidelines of the JAS (Japan Agricultural Standard) and is certified organic.

  • 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
  • Makes approximately 45 to 50 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.

Notes: We brewed the tea as suggested above in our taste tests in order to write the product description. We recommend that you experiment with your own techniques to find your most desired taste profile. For a healthy and invigorating refreshment in hot weather chill the liquid in your refrigerator/freezer to the desired temperature or pour over ice. 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.


Out of Stock - Recommended Substitution: Chiran Sencha