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Chiyonoen Tea Farm

Spring Harvest, Organic Mountain-Grown Hojicha

50g

JAS certified organic hojicha, roasted green tea made from premium spring sencha and stems. Roasted at a high temperature for a fresh flavour profile with fruity notes.

About the Farm: Chiyonoen Tea Farm is a small tea garden owned and run by husband and wife farmers Masashi and Eri Harashima deep in the mountains of Yabe Village, Fukuoka, Japan. The 3rd generation farm specializes in high-grade mountain grown sencha and gyokuro. Chiyonoen was established by Masashi-san's grandfather and the farm's namesake, Chiyokichi.

Masashi has received Japan's top agricultural prize, the Minister's Award, three times, Masashi is one of Japan's top farmers. He is currently teaching his son how to both cultivate and produce the highest quality tea.

"In order to produce high-quality tea leaves, we place our greatest priority in ensuring that our trees are healthy. We employ a unique farming method using hand-picked fermented organic fertilizers (bokashi fertilizers) and adjusting each step according to the specific weather conditions of the season or the year, in order to achieve the highest standards. Amid the crisp air in the mountains and the chirping of the birds these healthy tea leaves grow and produce premium tea brimming of sweetness and flavour."

  • Harvest: Spring
  • Region: Upper mountains of Yabe village, Yame District, Fukuoka, Japan. Altitude about 600 meters.

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