Contains very high antioxidant level of 11.15% vs 5-6% for mass-market teas.
Character: Delicious green tea character with depth, body and some pungency. Cup tends bright forest green. Considered a good tea for everyday drinking by the Japanese, Sencha Akaike offers long notes of wheat, clover honey, sweet grass and subtle seaweed. The cup pairs exceptionally well with foods of all sorts, it makes an exceptional palate between courses. Organic tea is produced without the input of chemical fertilizers or pesticides and herbicides. Certified Organic by QMI Organic Inc. Certificate #: 150 - 2008. USDA Certified Organic.
Country of Origin: China
Region: Jiangxi Province
Grade: Sencha Fuji (Japanese Style)
Altitude: below 2500 ft. above sea level
Manuf. Type: Steamed & Pan Fired
Infusion: Tending Bright Forest green
Ingredients: Luxury organic green tea
Hot Tea: Use water about 180F or 90C. Place 1 teaspoon of tea in your cup, let the tea steep for about 1-3 minutes.- do not remove the leaves from the cup. Once the water level is low - add more water, and so on - until the flavor of the tea is exhausted. Can be infused repeatedly 3-4 times using higher temperatures & shorter infusions until flavor is exhausted.
Iced Tea: Pour 1 1/4 cups of hot water over 6 teaspoons of tea and steep for 5 minutes. Pour into pitcher while straining leaves, add ice and top up with cold water to make a quart of iced tea. Garnish and sweeten to taste.
Note: As a Certified Organic Food Handler and Tea Supplier these products are certified 100% organic and are grown without conventional pesticides, petroleum based fertilizers or sewage-sludge based fertilizers. Our producer is certified by the following organic programs:
- NOP (US - USDA - CERT: 150-2008)
- COR (CANADA - CFIA - CERT: 150-2008)
- EU (Organic Farmers and Growers - CERT: CANP0038)