WHAT IS YOUR GRADE OF MATCHA?
Ours is a Premium Grade, destined to be prepared as a tea to drink or added to drinks like shakes and milk or as an ingredient in cooking recipes.
TRADITIONAL JAPANESE CEREMONY PREPARATION
The preparation of traditional Matcha consists of adding 80 ml of water at a “temperature betwen 60-75 ° ” (not boiling temperature) and 1 portion (1 g) of Matcha. Shake rapidly using a traditional Matcha Whisk or a normal kitchen whisk
PREPARATION IN CAKES AND SHAKES
Add Matcha tea powder to your shakes, milk or your oven-baked cakes. It is recommended using a maximum of two portions per day (about one teaspoon). Exceptional also if mixed with other flavourings such as vanilla, cinnamon and white chocolate.
DOES IT CONTAIN CAFFEINE?
Yes, each portion (1 g) contains about 30 mg of caffeine, equivalent to 1/3 of a cup of coffee. Matcha also contains theanine, which has a calming effect and reduces the effects of caffeine.
WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS?
It is rich in nutrients, antioxidants, fibres and chlorophyll. The health benefits are much higher than those of other green teas. By drinking Matcha, 100% of the nutrients contained in the leaves are ingested. A cup of Matcha is equivalent to 20 cups of green tea in terms of nutritional values and antioxidant content.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PREMIUM GRADE, CULINARY GRADE AND CEREMONIAL GRADE?
Premium Grade and Cerimonial Grade are suitable when used as drinking tea, in drinks, and as an ingredient for cooking. Culinary Grade is suitable only as an ingredient in cooking, in recipes or added to shakes and milk.
✔ PROPERTIES OF MATCHA GREEN TEA: Rich in catechin, an antioxidant that prevents aging of cells. Matcha has a high content of theanine, an amino acid capable of stimulating the brain by reducing stress and anxiety, and able to increase concentration. University of Colorado Studies show that a cup of Matcha contains 20 times the antioxidants present in a normal cup of green tea.
✔ BENEFITS OF MATCHA TEA: (1) Theanine increases concentration, reducing anxiety and nervousness. (2) Helps weight loss and is recommended as a supplement in the daily diet. (3) Catechin helps protect the cells and other molecules in the body against damage from free radicals. (4) High content of fibres, chlorophyll, amino acids, and vitamins A, K and E. (5) In combination with caffeine, theanine increases brain alpha activity and stimulates concentration
✔ MATCHA PREMIUM GRADE: Our Matcha tea represents the essence of green tea. Traditionally used in Japan, it stands out compared with other green tea for its bright green colour and its flavour, and is of a higher grade than the Matcha Culinary Grade. Leaves are protected from sunlight for 20 days before being harvested, keeping the levels of teanine and chlorophyll present in the tea intact and high.
✔ MATCHA 100% ORGANIC: Pure and 100% organic. Free from the use of pesticides and unnatural chemical fertilisers which are of no help to the body and health. Gluten-free and vegan. Produced in Japan and with organic certification from inspection bodies authorised by the Ministry of Agriculture.