Hojicha is a roasted green tea. Hojicha is made using Japanese bancha tea and is great as an after dinner or evening tea and also goes well with oily food or meaty dishes. Hojicha has a light smoky aroma and has a nutty taste with tones of caramel and cocoa. This tea is produced by Otsuka, the multiple prize winning company for the best tea of Japan.
Genmaicha is a Japanese green tea, sencha, mixed with toasted brown rice. The rice gives the tea a unique, mellow, nutty flavour. The sencha in this tea is of much higher grade than in standard Genmaicha. The producer has won the prize for the best sencha in Japan several times in their history.
Japanese Matcha is tea leaves that have been ground to a fine powder. This ceremonial grade of Matcha is from Uji, one of the oldest tea cultivating areas of Japan. This Matcha is made using only the finest tea leaves and buds which have been shade-grown to produce an intense and sweet flavour and turn the Matcha a vibrant green colour. This Matcha has been produced without the use of artificial fertilisers or pesticides.