PLEASE NOTE: The is a High Quality Matcha. From the date of manufacture to the expiration date is only 3-4 months. Since we purchase this item directly from the local supermarket, it is likely that by the time you receive this product it may only have 1 or 2 months left until the expiration date. (We will not ship this item with less than 3 months shelf life remaining).
ITOEN Oi Ocha Uji Matcha is an instant green tea powder with a pleasant taste that uses 100% Uji (tencha) Matcha from Kyoto prefecture ground in a stone mill. High Quality Stone milled Rich Matcha. It has a bright green color and a pleasant mouthfeel, making it ideal for cooking as well as for drinks. Easy to use and convenient with a zippered stand bag.
Stone Milling refers to grinding High Quality tea Leaves with a Stone Mill to make Matcha Powder. By grinding the tea leaves with a stone mill it becomes a fine powder of about 5 to 10 microns. (Matcha, which can be damaged from friction heat, can be gently ground with a stone mill to make the flavor of the powder Rich and Mellow).
“Uji Matcha” is tea that is produced in Kyoto, Nara, Shiga, and Mie Prefectures which has been developed as "Uji-cha" or "Uji Matcha" in consideration of the comprehensive viewpoint of History, Culture, Geography, and Weather.
Perfect for the Japanese Green Tea Ceremony or to relax and enjoy anytime. Completely dissolves in Water or Milk so it can be enjoyed conveniently anytime. You can enjoy an Authentic Smooth and Deep taste.
Instructions: (How to Brew). Just by putting Oi Ocha Uji Matcha Powder in a cup and pouring hot water, you can easily enjoy an Authentic Uji Matcha anytime.
Hot Matcha: Put one and a half spoonfuls of Uji Matcha Powder (about 2 grams) in a cup. Pour 70ml of hot water (80 degrees C) into the cup. *Whisk to make a Fine-Foamy Matcha. (Please note that using a “whisk” is not necessary, but is recommended for making matcha with a Smooth Froth).
Iced Matcha: Put about 2 spoonfuls of Uji Matcha Powder (about 2.5 grams) in a cup. Pour 90ml warm water into the cup. Add several ice cubes and stir gently until cold. For Iced Matcha Latte use Milk instead of water.
Bottle: Put two spoonfuls (Adjust to bottle size and taste preference) of matcha into a travel flask (thermos) and add Hot or Cold water (about 200ml). Close the flask and shake until well mixed and a fine foam appears. Enjoy!
Cooking: Add Oi Ocha Uji Matcha Powder to your favorite recipes. Mild and Rich flavor is perfect for cuisine and sweets. You can easily enjoy it by mixing it with milk or sprinkling it on yogurt or ice cream.
Manufacturer: ITO EN Co., Ltd., 3-47-10 Honmachi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Size: Height: 16.5 cm. Width: 9.5 cm. Depth: 2 cm. Weight: 30 grams.
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