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December 2015 - Sayamacha

This month we selected an organic Sayamacha (狭山茶) from Iruma (入間), in the prefecture of Saitama (埼玉). Sayamacha Sayamacha (狭山茶) is one of the three major Japanese green teas (Shizuoka, Uji and Sayama). A proverb in Japan says: “Color of Shizuoka, aroma of Uji, and flavor of Sayama”. The history of Sayamacha goes back to the era of Kamakura (9th century) when a high buddhist priest, Ennin, brought tea from Kyoto to Sayama. This region is located quite North as
- December 2015 - Sayamacha

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