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100% Matcha Green Tea Powder
Our 100% GRADE A Premium Usacha Matcha Green Tea Powder is imported from Shizuoka, Japan. Matcha is the tea used in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies.
Matcha is a high-quality green tea powder with a fine texture. Its tea leaves are grown only in Japan and are shielded from sunlight several weeks before harvest, which causes the leaves to darken and produce higher levels of amino acids. After the best tea leaves are picked, they are dried out and ground manually to a fine powder on a stone mill to protect the nutrients in the leaves. Due to its high levels of amino acids, Matcha green tea has a deep and complex taste: initially bitter but with a sweet aftertaste.
Matcha tea powder was first cultivated by Japanese Zen priests, who developed rituals around it. During Japanese tea ceremonies, participants prepare Matcha green tea in a series of choreographed steps to achieve beauty, tranquility, and enlightenment. Matcha is the only tea used in these ceremonies, which can range from formal to social.
Many people drink green tea for its health benefits or to lose weight; Matcha takes it a step further. Matcha contains more antioxidants than virtually any other food, including Acai berries and pomegranates. It also contains high levels of L-theanine, an amino acid which lowers stress levels but preserves alertness. The L-theanine counteracts the caffeine in the tea, making Matcha ideal for creating a mental state of relaxed alertness.
To make Matcha green tea, simply blend 0.5-1 teaspoon of 100% Matcha powder and a small amount of hot water with a spoon to make a smooth paste. Add more water and sweetener as desired. Or, using a traditional bamboo whisk, put 0.5-1 teaspoon of 100% Matcha powder in a large cup or a drinking bowl and add a small amount of hot water. Whisk in a quick, light zig-zag motion until a layer of green froth appears on the surface. Add more water if desired. 100% Matcha powder can be used for thin or thick Matcha. The ideal water temperature for 100% Matcha green tea is 150-180 degrees Fahrenheit.
Matcha green tea powder also can be used for making green tea yogurt, green tea ice cream, or any other desserts or treats that call for green tea.
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Kristal, Benton, Il April 3, 2013
“Fast delivery as usual! I love making green tea fraps with the matcha green tea. Wonderful selection and quality at nuts.com. ”
Patti, Gladstone, Oregon March 29, 2013
“My order, under normal delivery arrived the next day!! Super fast!! I ordered 100% Matcha green tea powder and Matcha green tea powder mix. They are both taste terrific as good or better than the other big name coffee houses that I have been buying lattes at. Yummy!! Thanks Nuts.com.”
Shaina, Fairfax, VA March 21, 2013
“I got exactly what i wanted. The 100% matcha green tea is awesome. Blend 1T of the powder with 1cup of milk, 1/2 t of Spirulina, ice, and a piece of fruit for an incredibly healthy and delicious smoothie. ”
Erik, Henderson, NV March 14, 2013
“Just love the products, the friendly service, and awesome vibe that spews forth from Nuts.com. The dark chocolate almonds and green matcha powder are outstanding products that matches the hype. Looking forward to making my next purchase. ”
Cynthia, Jacksonville, FL March 1, 2013
“LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Nuts.com. Products are awesome, best quality and they arrive before you know it ... right at your door. Finding Matcha green tea locally is very inconsistent. Nuts.com gets it to me right when I need it. Thanks Nuts.com!”
Lu, Sun Valley, Ca February 22, 2013
“I couldn't be more pleased with my purchase from nuts.com. The package arrived much faster than expected & the quality is exceptional " chocolate covered jellybeans and Matcha green tea powder". They also put a lovely surprise of chocolate covered sun flower seeds in with my order ; my hubby's favorite. Thanks again nuts.com
Magdalena, Leesburg, VA February 13, 2013
“Yay, as always your shipping service was outstanding - my package arrived in less then 48 hours from time I placed the order, right on time for Valentine's Day!!! Everything came nicely packed in zip-bags to help keep the fruit and product fresh for long time! When it comes to your product taste - everything deliciously smashes my expectations!!! Everything is delicious, fairly prices and I never got overcharged for shipping!!! Love the 100% Matcha Green Tea Powder, this is my 3 order of it, and I need to testify - this is the BEST 100% Matcha Green Tea ever!!! Always fresh and yummy, I even order it for my parents and brother who love drink teas and they agree with me that nothing beats that Matcha green tea!!! I love all the dry fruit, which came in nicely packed tray, easy for serving and storage!!! The organic quinoa couldn't taste better!!! Yummy in soups and as cold side dish for lunch/dinner. I love to make it as a cool side dish, to two cups of cooked and cool down quinoa I add chopped/cut fresh tomatoe, cucumber, red onion, handful of dried cramberies, handful of pine nuts, 2-3 tbsp of lemen juice and a little bit of olive oil (1/4 cup) to bring it all together - yummy and very healthy for my family!!! Even my kids love it!!! Nuts. com and Nuts family - I love your products & services! ”
Wendy February 6, 2013
“Excellent service and tea with next day delivery. Thank you so much. Will recommend to family and friends.”
Anh, Pacifica, CA February 4, 2013
“I really like the product, but really love the company. This is my first time ordering from you, and I can assure you I will purchase from you again. The item was shipped expeditiously (I got it the very next day!!!!) without paying for the overnight delivery. In addition, the item came well packed and very fresh. I can see how this family owned business has remained opened after all these years. Previous generations would be proud. Thank you very much.”
Doug, Sebastopol, CA January 29, 2013
“My delicious package of matcha arrived today, and I am thrilled with the taste, quality and VALUE of this product. Although I chose the least expensive form of delivery, it arrived in TWO days! I even loved the box! My wife and I read all of the comments with giggles and chortles aplenty! As I write this email, I am enjoying the exquisite first cup of green tea latte. There is "nuttin" better than this. ”
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Chris, Falls Church, VA June 3, 2013
“You guys are great! I previously purchased the 100% matcha green tea and the trail mix and just placed a large second order to try a bunch of new things! I even ordered several sample packs for my neighbor! Great service! Why can't more companies operate like yours! Bet its a blast to work there :)”
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100% premium matcha green tea
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. We do not recommend refrigeration or freezing.
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