HOUJICHA

WHAT IS HOUJICHA ?

Roasted in porcelain pot over charcoal, houjicha, hojicha (ほうじ茶) is made from green tea leaves and stems that have been steamed (shiraore). Houjicha is still green tea despite its chestnut color that will remind you of black tea. The fermentation process has been stopped, so you benefit from the full power of green tea antioxidants. Super easy to prepare, you simply pour boiling water over it and let it brew for 30 seconds.

The roasting process lowers the caffeine contents of the tea, and so houjicha has next to no bitterness and it can be enjoyed anytime during the day by everyone. Very affordable yet delicious, houjicha is loved by families and tea farmers throughout Japan, especially during meals.

  • JIRO
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    Premium Houjicha
    REGION: 
    YAME
    ORGANIC: 
    Yes
    WEIGHT: 
    100G / 3.53 OZ
    A unique premium organic houjicha accented with notes of maple sap, toasted hazelnut, and light caramel. Made from first-harvest green tea with no pesticide or chemicals.
    $14
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    SHINCHA 2020
    Premium Houjicha
    REGION: 
    YAME
    ORGANIC: 
    Yes
    WEIGHT: 
    50G / 1.76 OZ
    Roasted and expertly processed, this premium organic houjicha powder is the perfect option for making hot and iced houjicha lattes.
    PLAIN BAG :
    15 US$
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    WASHI WRAPPED:
    18 US$
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