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Houjicha Roasted Green Tea - First Flush
Houjicha Roasted Green Tea - First Flush
Houjicha Roasted Green Tea - First Flush
R 280

Houjicha Roasted Green Tea - First Flush



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Roasted Green Tea from Wazuka, an historic tea region outside Kyoto. The tea leaves have been cultivated without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers. The first flush green tea leaves are harvested and roasted, mixing sprouting leaves and small stems. This gives it a lovely mellow and subtle taste. The tea can be cold or hot brewed. Roasted tea has a low caffeine content so can be consumed any time of the day. It is particularly recommended as an after dinner, or evening tea. 

Available as loose leaf tea (70g) in a vacuum sealed and resealable pack.



Hot brew

  1. Add 1 teaspoon (approximately 4g) of tea leaves into a 200ml teapot
  2. Pour boiling water (100 °C) into the teapot (We recommend using water that has been filtered with Kishu binchotan, or if using tap water, let it boil for 5 minutes or more for better flavour)
  3. Cover the teapot and wait for 45 seconds
  4. Pour the tea into a tea cup and enjoy.

You can make multiple brews using the same tea leaves. Just make sure all water is removed when pouring and add more boiling water when ready. With each subsequent brew, just wait a little longer before pouring.

Cold brew

  1. Place about 10g of tea leaves into 1L of filtered water (you can use the leaves as-is, or put them in a 100% compostable tea bag for easy removal)
  2. Place the container in the fridge and wait for approximately three hours.
  3. Serve chilled for a relaxing tea experience.


Jack Farm Tea is the tea farm of Jack (Pathomthat Thongchim) and Natsuki Goto - a formidable team of two who grow, harvest, make and market their own range of teas and rice. They are part of a new generation of passionate tea farmers who are very necessary to continue tea production in rural areas with aging populations. Wazuka town is a famous tea town situated close to Ujitawara and about 20km from Nara. It has a tea history of over 800 years. The Jack Farm focus is on using organic production methods to make their main ranges of sencha, houjicha, genmaicha and Japanese black tea. 

You can view the photos of the WAZA visit to Jack Tea Farm HERE.