Our Hojicha Powder is made from finely ground roasted green tea grown straight from the tea farm of the Watanabe family.
Our Hojicha is rich and rounded with a sweet biscuity aroma reminiscent of roasted nuts and toast. Hojicha Powder provides a versatile way to experience the naturally sweet taste and the pleasant aroma of Japanese roasted green tea.
Origin: Yakushima Island, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
Flavour profile: Biscuity | Toast | Roasted nuts
Produced: Spring 2021
Tea Master: Grown and produced by the Watanabe family
Yakushima is located in the southernmost part of Japan. It benefits from a warm geographical location and high rainfall. It produces Japan’s earliest high quality shincha. Located in the Kagoshima prefecture, 90% of the island is covered in forest and in 1993 approximately 21% of the island was declared a UNESCO world heritage site.
A rich yet light with a sweet biscuity flavour, reminiscent of toast and roasted nuts.
An excellent hojicha powder to prepare and serve, the foam is easy to achieve resulting in a superior texture and mouthfeel.
Leaf appearance: finely ground roasted green tea.
Aroma: Hojicha has an intense aroma of toast and roasted nuts followed by a bouquet of fresh hay and woody tail notes.
Liquor colour: Brown