Organic Gyokuro (100g/3.53oz)

Our Organic Gyokuro is certified by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of Japan. They are grown with only natural organic fertilizers and no agricultural chemicals or pesticides.

In Japan, we say "Daichi tono Kakutoh" to describe traditional organic farming. "Daichi tono Kakutoh" means that it takes a lot of time and great effort to grow organic green tea. There are only a few farmers that produce organic green tea in a small part of Kyoto. (For more information, click here.)

Gyokuro was developed in Uji, in Kyoto region of Japan. Even today, it is enjoyed almost exclusively in the Kyoto region. Among many regional varieties of Gyokuro -- which is the finest grade of Japanese tea -- Uji Gyokuro is said to be the best.

Carefully grown under diffused sunlight for twenty days before harvesting, Gyokuro has several unique features: an elegant aroma, a sweetness of taste, and a light green colour.

Although Japanese green tea is harvested two to four times throughout the year, we can realistically harvest high quality organic tea only once a year due to lack of nutrition caused by limited use of fertilizers. Many organic Japanese green teas are harvested two to four times throughout the year, so unfortunately the taste and aroma are not excellent.

Please enjoy the simple and traditional taste of our Organic Gyokuro.




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Features of This Tea

Mellow Aroma
Refreshing Aroma
Roasted Aroma
  • 'Gokoh' Breed

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01. RA Quilter United States
352 05/23/2016
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1417 11/18/2015
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1688 09/13/2015
04. Chee Chan United States
1701 08/08/2015
05. Rinchen United States
2658 05/13/2014
06. Emmanuel Fox Canada
2883 08/24/2013
07. jonathan Parkes United Kingdom
3004 04/10/2013
08. Alexander Blazic Germany
3289 04/21/2012
09. Michele Sparks United States
3348 01/25/2012
10. Caroline Jablonski United States
3242 01/16/2012
11. Kai Kaden United States
3135 10/17/2011
2783 08/11/2011
13. David Hynes United States
2921 06/07/2010
14. Michael Kerr United States
2755 05/04/2009
15. George Webber United States
2643 11/19/2008
16. Paul Harris United States
2459 11/06/2008
17. Russell Bailey United Kingdom
2274 10/23/2008
18. iris michaud United States
2263 08/19/2008
19. Eloise Ross-Jones Australia
2857 07/18/2006
20. Barbara C. Glancy United States
2724 07/14/2006
21. leo smith United States
2664 03/10/2006
22. Rebekah Mullaney United States
3564 09/20/2005

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