How is Matcha made?

How is Matcha made?

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Matcha powder is without a doubt a very popular tea, and a great alternative to coffee! We have five fantastic flavours including Lemon, Orange, Super Matcha  (Acai + Blueberry) and our new decaffeinated Rooibos Matcha!

Our Matcha starts at £15 p/30g and you can now get our Big Matcha tin from £40 p/100g. You can explore the whole collection on our website here! 

How To Make Matcha Green Tea Powder

Considered one of the biggest super foods in the world, Matcha tea powder is one of the healthiest things you can consume, and a long list of scientific studies that have been carried out conclude it's healing qualities of many ailments and even diseases. We're seeing it branch out into the world of coffee shops and cafes in the western world. Slowly but surely, people are getting their energy fix from a much healthier source - Matcha Green Tea

But How Is Matcha Tea Powder Made?


How To Make Matcha Green Tea Powder - Matcha Leaves

Matcha powder is green tea in it's purest form. The leaves you are familiar with in regular green tea are ground up in to a fine Matcha powder, and then whisked into a liquid form with hot water to create green tea in this form.

 

Matcha is also the most authentic way of drinking green tea. If you were to ask for green tea in it's native land of Japan, this is what you would get.

How To Make Matcha Green Tea Powder - Matcha Process

To make matcha traditionally, tea leaves were steamed, and then pulverised into the powder form. Only the finest tea buds are picked and the higher the quality of Matcha powder, the greener it should be. This comes from chlorophyll levels that are increased during the harvest process where the tea plant is protected from direct sun light.

 

Just another element of the Asian diet that helps them live the longest out of all of us!


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