Learn how to evaluate the quality of matcha

There are now thousands of brands of matcha available in the USA. Some are good, some not so good. If you want to avoid disappointment, it pays to know how to evaluate the quality of any matcha offered for sale. At upwards of $15 an ounce, matcha is quite expensive for tea. Our hope is that this knowledge we share will help you avoid spending too much time or money on undeserving products.

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How matcha is made in Japan

Producing matcha tea is a process which requires skilled labor at each stage. The tea plants must be cared for, properly shaded, and then processed in specific methods. Thereafter, a

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