First green tea harvest 2020 : it’s here !

First green tea harvest 2020 : it’s here !

First green tea harvest 2020 : it’s here ! Bright yellow green tea leaves brought the season of harvesting of first flush tea leaves to Minamai-kyushu City, Kagoshima Pref., on April 2020! The right difference between cold and warm resulted in an excellent...
Straw covered tea : Warakake tea

Straw covered tea : Warakake tea

Straw covered tea : Warakake tea The work for Warakake tea, which means straw-covered tea, has begun on April 5th. It is currently very rare in Japan because it requires a lot of care. When tea farmers find two new leaves in each stem, they start covering the tea...
Learning & Networking Event in Tokyo

Learning & Networking Event in Tokyo

Learning & Networking Event in Tokyo On the 1st of February 2020, a cross-industry exchange and networking event focusing on Chiran tea was held in Tsukiji Tokyo, inviting 16 dynamic players from a range of industries, such as IT, media, marketing, café owner, travel...
Tea Picking for the National Tea Fair

Tea Picking for the National Tea Fair

Tea Picking for the National Tea Fair Tea leaves were picked by hand for the National Tea Fair on April 18. The weather was perfect and about 100 people helped in picking tea leaves from early in the morning. We were also able to finish without any major problems....
Tea Auction in Minami Kyushu

Tea Auction in Minami Kyushu

Tea Auction in Minami Kyushu The auction of the Kagoshima Prefectural Tea Fair for tea harvested in the towns of Chiran and Kawabe in Minamikyushu City was held today. There were two teas that auctioned at over 20,000 JPY/1kg, which only ever happens once in three to...

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