Green Foods Organic Matcha Green Tea - Ceremonial grade
Organically grown and hand-picked in its native Japan, our premium Matcha leaves are specially cultivated for consistency in their deep green colour, soft texture, mild flavour and sweet aroma.
A single serving of our Green Foods Matcha green tea contains 10 to 15 times the overall nutrients and 100 times more antioxidants compared to traditional green, white, black and rooibos teas. With traditional tea leaves or tea bags, the boiling water is only able to extract a small fraction of the nutrients whilst the rest remain in the leaves. However, our Matcha is exceptionally potent because we take advantage of the tea's powerful potential by grinding the entire leaf into a fine powder.
You can use this product to create our Lemon Matcha Berry Muffins. #RioRecipes
Our matcha is exclusively grown in Japan by local farmers who cultivate it by traditional methods used for over 800 years. Weeks prior to harvest, farmers cover the plants to protect them from sunlight. This important step helps to increase the chlorophyll levels and turns the leaves dark green. Once it is time to harvest, farmers gently pick the leaves, entirely by hand, and sort them by grade.
This is the highest grade/quality; only the youngest and highest quality leaves are chosen. After sorting, all of the coarse fibres and stems are removed to prepare the leaves for grinding. Our leaves are ground on a stone mill which produces a uniquely shaped powder molecule and contributes to the mild and smooth taste of our Matcha tea.