Rutin - Health Benefits of Tartary Buckwheat Tea Posted on 1 Dec 21:02 , 0 comments


Rutin is known as a vital chemical substance for us to lead a healthy lifestyle. Some people take it from a supplement, but is it really healthy way to take rutin from an artificial food?  Then you have to find a food that is rich in rutin. Some people believe that Sobacha (Buckwheat Tea) has a lot of rutin in it but it is not. Tartary Buckwheat has more than 100 times rutin than Soba (Buckwheat) has!

Another thing you have to care about is that Tartary Buckwheat should be grown in a clean environment. This video shows us that our high quality Tartary Buckwheat has been grown in a very clean and beautiful place! (Hokkaido, JAPAN) Read more about high quality Tartary Buckwheat Tea!



How Matcha Powder is made from Tencha (dried green tea leaves) Posted on 15 Nov 22:01 , 0 comments


 Authentic Matcha is made from Tencha. Tencha is dried green tea leaves. There are many green tea cultivars in japan but not all of them are good for matcha. Low grade matcha is made from some cultivars that is good for Sencha but not good for matcha.

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Single Estate Matcha Green Tea - The Role of Green Tea Shops in Japan Posted on 25 Oct 20:05 , 0 comments

Green Tea farm In Japan. Grace & Green - High quality organic matcha green tea

When you are looking for a Matcha Green Tea on line, you might notice that there is single estate Matcha Green Tea.

Japanese green tea (including Matcha) have been sold by green tea shops. They usually don't have their own green tea farms, but they buy different origin (different farm, region...) green tea leaves from a green tea market. The reason for this is that by blending different origin green tea leaves, they can create a unique taste green tea. Another reason is that they can keep the same taste every year. Chashi (certified green tea blender) is blending green tea leaves. If they use single origin green tea leave only, the tea would have different taste every year. The taste of green tea leaves are affected by climate. 

There is no single origin Tencha (what is tencha? Read here!) that is excellent in all (fragrance, color and taste). A Tencha might be excellent for its fragrance, other one might be excellent for its color, The other one might be excellent in its taste. By blending all of them, high quality matcha can be made! 

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How to Find a High Quality Organic Matcha - The Truth about Matcha Posted on 8 Oct 21:28 , 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 (What is Tencha?). In Japan, there are many places where tencha is produced. Kyoto, Aichi (Nishio), Kagoshima, Shizuoka...

If you live outside Japan, It is very difficult to get to know about matcha very well because each matcha sellers say their matcha is the best.  

This is the result of the most prestigious green tea contest (2015) in Japan.

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.

So why don't you try the best organic matcha form the award-wining matcha brand in Kyoto! Your organic matcha is Here!




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To alleviate the security concerns, Grace & Green installed McAfee SECURE Certification Pro. The McAfee SECURE trustmark you see on our pages means that our online shop is tasted and certified to be safe! 

Grace & Green provides the best organic matcha in Japan with the most advanced security technology.

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Kukicha - Stem Tea Posted on 25 Aug 22:15 , 0 comments

Kukicha - Japanese green tea

Kukicha is stems of green tea. Kuki meas stems in Japanese language. Cha meas tea in Japanese language. Green tea stems are what is left over after the mail loose leaf green teas (Gyokuro, Sencha, etc) have been processed. 

Kukicha has much more L-theanine than other Japanese green teas. This is because stems of green tea store more L-theanine than green tea leaves do. Therefor the taste of Kukicha is very mild. The price of Kukicha is very reasonable. 

If you are looking for Japanese green tea that has lots of L-theanine, you should try Kukicha. 


Matcha - The Star of Sanoyu, Tea Party Posted on 18 Aug 20:34 , 0 comments

Matcha Green Tea from the Best Matcha Brand in Japan | Grace & Green

Matcha is very fine powered green tea. It is made from Tencha. Matcha is very different from other Japanese green tea. When you drink matcha tea, you intake all of green tea leaves into your body. You take advantage of health benefits of Japanese green tea effectively. This is why matcha is recognized as "Super Food" 

Thanks to the improvement of medical care, our life span has become longer and longer every year but we should know more about healthy life expectancy. 

What is the health benefits of matcha green tea? Read our blog here! 



Iced Matcha Green Tea Posted on 30 Jul 22:08 , 0 comments


Iced Matcha Green Tea, The best cold drink in the Summer | Grace & Green

Have you tried Iced Matcha green tea already?

Many people think that we should drink matcha green tea hot but this is not true. With hot water it is easier to mix matcha powder with water, especially if you use a bamboo whisk. But if you use a milk frother instead of your bamboo whisk, you can make iced matcha green tea easily and quickly! Read more Here!

There is only one problem with iced matcha tea. If you drink matcha green tea as a hot drink, this hot temperature covers the bad taste of your matcha powder (bitterness, astringency, etc.) to some extent but if you drink matcha as a cold drink, you can find the real quality of your matcha powder. So if you drink your matcha as an iced matcha tea and the taste is good, your matcha powder is high quality! To examine if your matcha is high quality, it is also good idea to make iced matcha green tea. Just try it!



Matcha Green Tea - An Alternative Healthy Drink to Coffee Posted on 28 Jul 22:25 , 0 comments

The Best Organic Matcha Green Tea in Japan | Grace & Green

Matcha is very fine powder of Japanese green tea leaves called Tencha. To know about Matcha, you need to know Tencha. Tencha is very similar to Gyokuro. Like Gyokuro, new green tea leaves are grown under shade for about 3 ~ 4 weeks. Only difference is that they are not rolled and they are dried in a special oven called Horii type oven. Then this Tencha is ground into very fine powder called Matcha. 

To grind Tencha, millstone is used for high quality matcha, machine is used for low grade matcha.

There are many health benefits of Japanese green tea. When you drink matcha, you intake everything Japanese green tea has.  This is why matcha green tea is very healthy drink. 

Matcha has many grades. You might know about ceremonial grade but this grade dose not mean high grade (it means that the matcha is not culinary grade. that all). If you are looking for truly high quality organic matcha, Read our customers' reviews Here! 



Tartary Buckwheat Tea Order from New York, United States Posted on 28 Jul 00:03 , 0 comments

Tartary Buckwheat Tea from Japan | Full of Rutin | Grace & Green

3 x Tartary Buckwheat Tea order form Jamaica, New York, United States. The seeds of Tartary Buckwheat has a lot of Rutin. Many people think that Buckwheat Tea has Rutin but in fact Tartary Buckwheat Tea has about 100 times more Rutin than Buckwheat Tea (Soba cha) has! 

Rutin has many health benefits for us, especially it is good for our blood vessels. As we get older, our blood vessels inside our body are getting old meaning the softness of blood vessels is loosing day by day. It is said that rutin can fix the problems of old blood vessels and makes it possible for blood to be able to run smoothly. You might think this is not so important but the total length of the blood vessels in our body is about 1000000 km (621371 miles)!

Get young again from the inside of your body!

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