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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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Nancy, Winter Park, FL December 30, 2011
“The nuts are very fresh.Finally my husband said the green tea from you was the best. He has been shopping tea for over three years. his favourite was discontinued.”
Molly, Newport News, Virginia December 29, 2011
“I just received my matcha green tea powder and had to try it right away...of course! It is delicious! And thanks for the chia seeds too, another favorite!
Mandy, Ottawa, Ontario December 10, 2011
“I don't usually like tea, but I was reading about all of the benefits of matcha. This tea is awesome! I am really enjoying it. Thanks for the great service and freshness of the tea!”
James, Reseda, CA November 26, 2011
“Just received your matcha. Usually I order from a specialty tea store. Not only were your prices much (much!) better than I've seen, but I thought the quality was top-notch...not to mention the promptness and friendliness of service!
I look forward ordering more tea and trying many of your excellent products in the future.”
Kat, kauai, HI November 2, 2011
“Wow very fast service., love the 100% matcha green tea . Will definitely order again. ”
jean, Pittsboro, nc October 5, 2011
“I just received my first order today! I am so happy I picked the right company! Very pleased so far with the promised date they said it would come! Packaging was perfect too! Will definitely order from you guys again and will recommend to all my friends and family! Thank you, thank you, thank you!”
brian seyfarth, justice, illinois September 28, 2011
“Great product great service thank you”
leontyne September 16, 2011
“I received my 100% Matcha Green Tea Powder in less than 2 days from order. I have used it to make madeleines today and the taste was simply wonderful. I know that the madeleines will be a hit a my tea party next week. I plan to use it to make tea cookies also. Would use your service again and again! Thanks”
Raechel , Minneapolis, MN September 14, 2011
“I was so excited to get my package from Nuts Online, and I wasn't disappointed! They have such an amazing selection, and it's so great to get some really unique healthy baking staples in one order, at a lower cost than I would spend at someplace like Whole Foods. Can't wait to make Matcha Walnut Biscotti, Goji Berry Oatmeal Cookies, and homemade Maple Almond Butter. Thank you, you Nuts! ”
Tracy, N Barrington, Illinois September 8, 2011
“Thank you for the quick delivery and the added surprise! Already made a delicious green tea latte. I can't believe how great your prices are. I also love your shipping rate policy. Because it doesn't jump with each item, I bought much more than I originally intended.
I look forward to buying from you in the future. You rock!
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Merilin, Avondale, Arizona May 17, 2013
“I have been ordering this 100% matcha green tea. Delicious as ever. nuts.com has the best price of all the natural fruits and nuts..Always satisfied and you always get a free sample of all the best dried fruits or nuts. Thank you. ”
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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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