This is a great low caffeine matcha green tea for people who are reducing their caffeine intake. Also, great for those who are pregnant or breastfeeding as it will not affect the baby in any way and only safe techniques are used to extract 80% of the caffeine. Even after reducing their caffeine, this was succeeded to keep 90% of theanine, amino acids, EGCG for protecting yourself from cancer and high blood pressure.
Marukyu-Koyamaen started to cultivate and manufacture tea in the village of Uji and Ogura in Kyoto in late 1600 led by their founder, Kyujiro Koyama. Over the last 400 years, Koyamaen has devoted themselves to producing the highest quality tea generation after generation. Koyamaen are one of the oldest established tea manufacturers in Uji; they supply their high-quality tea to many prestigious temples, shrines, and tea ceremony houses. Koyamaen has acquired a number of notable awards at the annual National Tea Competition in Japan. Since 1962, Koyamaen has won the highly-coveted first place award 21 times. Whilst preserving tradition, Koyamaen promote technologically innovative production techniques. In recent years, Koyamaen has been focusing on developing new products such as their patented Mizutate Ousu in which Matcha tea can be made with cold water.
Our expert traditional Makers in Japan have never sold their products officially outside of their country. Their products are officially available on the Atelier Japan store.
Our makers have stood the stead of time. They have prevailed among huge global disturbances and are still unwilling to go backwards. We champion this aim to be the resilient partner of the digital age.