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Why Organic Matcha Doesn't Actually Matter.  So Which One Is Better? As explained by a Japanese Green Tea Expert

Why Organic Matcha Doesn't Actually Matter. So Which One Is Better? As explained by a Japanese Green Tea Expert

May 13, 2018

As Told by our Friend Takeshi from Japan.  No Edits

"In fact, Japanese people do not care too much whether they are organic.
Europe and North America tend to prefer organic.

I think these are cultural differences by region.

The following can be said when I compare organic Matcha with non-organic Matcha.

Comparing organic Matcha with non-organic Matcha is not useful.
That is simply a difference in farming methods.
The history of each farming method is different.

Originally, a Matcha is producible only in the area where the conditions of the climate of Japan, Japanese soil, etc. were restricted.
The Matcha itself is produced in various areas in Japan.
As you know, the highest-class Matcha is made in Uji in Kyoto in Japan.
However, these highest-class Matchas are not organic agriculture.
The area which can produce an organic Matcha is restricted very much.
They are only three area, Kyoto, Kagoshima, and Aichi, in Japan.
Kagoshima can produce most organic Matchas in these areas.

800 years have passed since the Matcha was produced for the first time in Japan.
But, It has still been about 10 years since the Matcha by organic farming began to be produced.
Since the organic Matcha is not produced by the agricultural technique of Japanese ancient times, history is still short and a high-class Matcha is not so producible as a nonorganic Matcha yet.
Therefore, an organic Matcha does not have many grades.
This is a difference of the history for 10 years and 800 years.
The Matcha produced by organic farming still can not keep up with the quality of the Matcha produced by the traditional non-organic farming method." - Takeshi

So what does this mean?  Tea is one of those things were organic cultivation doesn't actually make it better.  So, It's all about preference but if you want better tasting matcha with more benefits than traditional is the way to go.

Japanese tea safety standards are better than organic cultivation standards and produce better tasting tea.

We prefer traditional Uji matcha from Kyoto Japan but it's always best to try different matcha until you find one that is perfect for you!   



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