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Temporary Suspension of All Shipments

Dear Customers, Airmail service provided by JP Post is now suspended towards most destinations, including but not limited to most of Europe, North America and Australia. Until recently we could still ship to the EU, but the terrifying invasion of Ukraine by Russia has forced JP Post to suspend shipments towards most of Europe. As a consequence we have decided suspended all our activities until either JP Post resume shipments, or we setup an alternative shipping method. We are actively
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February 2022 – Murakamicha from Niigata

For February 2022 we selected a Murakamicha (村上茶) from the city of Murakami (村上), in the prefecture of Niigata (新潟). Murakamicha is a very popular tea that we also sent last year, and in May 2016. Murakamicha This is now the third time that we present you Murakamicha (村上茶). This green tea, classified as a Sencha (煎茶), is the northernmost green tea produced in Japan. That is to say it is the Japanese green tea produced in the coldest climate.
- February 2022 – Murakamicha from Niigata

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Temporary suspension of shipments towards the United States and Australia | UPDATE: shipments have resumed

Dear Customers, JP Post has unexpectedly suspended airmail service for small packets to the United States and Australia, leaving us with no choice but to temporarily suspend shipments towards these two countries. We are currently working on an alternative shipping method, so we may hopefully still be able to ship November tea, albeit with a delay! We will, of course, keep you informed. UPDATE: shipments have resumed We have found a (temporary) solution to resume shipping to both the United
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October 2021 - Kaga Bōcha from Kanazawa

This month, we selected a Kaga Bōcha (加賀棒茶) from the historical city of Kanazawa (金沢市), in the Ishikawa prefecture (石川県). Kanazawa train station by 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0 Kaga Bōcha We already sent a Kaga Bōcha few years ago, in November 2015. Bōcha (棒茶) is a roasted green tea, as such it is classified as Hōjicha (ほうじ茶). But bōcha is produced exclusively from twigs, hence its name that means literally tea (茶) of sticks (棒). Kaga Bōcha is a
- October 2021 - Kaga Bōcha from Kanazawa

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August 2021 – Sobacha from Hokkaido

This month we decided to select something really different from the usual green teas. So here goes a Sobacha (そば茶) from Hokkaido (北海道). Buckwheat – Sapporo Syoumeiann (札幌長命庵) Sobacha Sobacha (そば茶) literally means "buckwheat tea". It's an infusion made from roasted buckwheat, popular in Japan but also in Korea and China. It's not a tea, properly speaking, as it's not made from the tea plant – Camellia sinensis. Buckwheat is originary from China, more precisely from the North-West of the current province
- August 2021 – Sobacha from Hokkaido

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