How to Find a High Quality Matcha Green Tea - The Truth about Matcha Posted on 23 Aug 22:00 , 0 comments

Grace & Green - High quality organic matcha green tea

Kyoto and Nishio. You might have heard of these names as a place where matcha is produced. Matcha is made from Tencha. In Japan, there are many places where tencha is produced. Kyoto, Aichi (Nishio), Kagoshima, Shizuoka...

If you live outside Japan, you might tend to depend on the information that matcha second sellers outside Japan are spreading.

This is the result of the most prestigious green tea contest (2015) in Japan.  There are some categories in the contest. This is a result of competition by regions. 

green tea contest - gracematcha

As you can see, Kyoto is dominating the First, Second and Third prizes. In 2015, Tencha from Kyoto got the first prizes from all category in the contest.