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Premium Japanese Matcha By AIYA

Matcha is the most exciting rediscovery of the 21st century’s modern tea world.

Created over 800 years back in time by Buddhist monks as meditational drink Matcha is known today as the rarest and most premium of all tea varieties of Japan.

More and more consumers discover now this exquisite tea for themselves – and the food industry has begun to understand the potential of fabulous Matcha tea.

Matcha is the ideal raw material to produce green tea flavored treats. Chocolatiers, candy makers, ice cream producers, chefs and restaurateurs are already offering Matcha ice cream, Matcha truffles, Matcha chocolates, Matcha desserts, Matcha lattes and Matcha smoothies

AIYA is Japan’s largest producer of Matcha tea, and with international branches in Europe (Germany) and North America (United States) the ideal partner for all who are see

Only Japan’s elite tea farmers are blessed with the know-how of true Matcha production. The production of Matcha is without a doubt the most elaborate method of producing tea in the world.

Matcha grows only in shadowed tea fields. Four weeks prior to the harvest the tea fields are entirely covered by tarp shades. This special shading technique results into a 90% reduction of sunlight.

The plants, now growing almost in the dark, compensate for the lack of light by an intense production of chlorophyll making the leaves richer in amino acids, and resulting in a beverage with a sweet and delicately smooth flavour.

king the best in Matcha and green tea.

 

ORAC Scores

ORAC measures the capability of antioxidants in food and beverages. Matcha scores up to 1,573 units.

ORAC Scores of top antioxidant foods in ORAC units per gram (1)ORAC = Oxygen Radical Absorbing Capacity

Matcha: 1573 Gojiberries: 253 Dark Chocolate: 227 Pomegranate: 105 Wild blueberries: 93 Acai berries: 60 Broccoli: 31

(1)Source: Lipophilic and Hydrophilic Antioxidant Capacities of Common Foods in the United States, Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry 2004, 52, 4026-4037 // ORAC Analysis on Matcha Green Tea: Brunswick Laboratories


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