What are the characteristics of Japanese Green Tea?
Japanese green teas are unquestionably some of the deepest green teas you will find. The aroma is unmistakably natural and refreshing. The steaming process halts oxidation of the tea leaves and chlorophyll (green) is preserved. How does it differ from other green teas? Some teas are plucked several times in one season not allowing the plant to rest. All Kanaya Fine Teas are from first plucking ensuring the freshest and best quality. • Why is there in a difference of flavor in green teas? Isnt green tea all the same? Growing conditions, such as rain, climate, soil condition and methods of farming all contribute to overall tea quality. Kanaya Teas are grown in the Shizuoka region of Japan near the foothills of Mt. Fuji. Pristine air, fertile soil, and abundant rain provide ideal growing conditions for the tea plant (camellia sinesis). Kanaya Teas are steamed after picking and this process allows for the natural and delicate flavor to be preserved. Some green teas from parts of Asia are p