CHIRAN(知覧) Organic Green Tea – Asuka (Organic Japanese Green Tea) (100g)
CHIRAN FARM CO., LTD. presents a top-quality organic-grown Japanese tea to you.
Made in 知覧(Chiran) – Minami-Kyushu, Kagoshima / JAS-Certified Home-grown Tea Herbs / Over 22 Years of Professional Tea Supply / 100% Chemical-Free
Chiran is a town located in Minami-Kyushu, Kagoshima whose tea farms are claimed to be the largest tea supplier in Japan. Thanks to its warm weather and fertile soil, Chiran provides farmers the best environment for tea farming.
All Chiran tea herbs are processed in Nuruki Tea Factory Co., Ltd.(Also JAS-certified) which has served Chiran’s massive tea industry for over 50 years.
The Asuka pack is the green tea herb harvested from 一芯三葉(Isshin-San-Yo) branches. It means to pick the fresh tea leaves while the branches have only grown 3 on them.
Sort: Organic Green Tea
Origin: Chiran, Kagoshima Pref.
Weight: 100g (Worth 300-350 cups of tea)
Period of Expiration: 10 months
*Notice: Avoid high temperature and humidity, and be cautious of transferring fragrance.
□Chiran – The Town of Tea
Chiran is a town located in Minami-Kyushu City, Kagoshima Pref which is famous for tea harvest. Kagoshima has the second biggest tea crop in Japan, with Minami-Kyushu ranking at No.1 among all cities in Japan. Chiran is known to have the best weather for producing tea leaf as it is warm, and the soil is very fertile.
□CHIRAN Organic Tea: JAS-Certified Healthy & Environment-Friendly Organic Product
Chiran products are mainly made of tea leaves harvested in the JAS-certified(*1) farmland owned by the productive farmer 塗木実雄(Nuruki Mitsuo), who has been in the tea agriculture industry for half a century and now runs Chiran Farm Co., Ltd. Chiran tea delivers a natural flavor and pleasant lasting taste that draws you into the true essence of authentic tea.
All our products are processed in “Ara-Cha Style“(*2) at Nuruki Tea Factory Ltd, which passed the JAS-certificate for processed organic food products. Nuruki Tea Factory is a long-established tea factory that has operated for over 100 years. We guarantee you quality products in which the artistry of the traditional tea producer lives.
*1…The organic JAS logo can only be applied by registered business entities that have been certified by the Accredited certification body to verify that organic foods are produced in compliance with JAS.
More on JAS: https://www.maff.go.jp/e/policies/standard/specific/organic_JAS.html
*2… To process the harvested tea leaves into the preservable powder shape. You need to process them into different forms depending on the types of tea.
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