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Organic Sencha - Okumidori
Organic Sencha - Okumidori
R 280

Organic Sencha - Okumidori



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Organic sencha 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 green tea leaves are harvested and steamed to lock in the colour and flavour. This gives it a flavourful and premium taste. Green tea is rich in anti-oxidants and very healthy if consumed daily, any time of the day. It is particularly recommended as a morning or afternoon tea. 

Okumidori is a tea cultivar registered in 1974 and is known for its fresh and clean taste. It is used for high quality teas like gyokuro and matcha and this sencha is very good for an early morning fresh cup of tea.

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



Hot brew

  1. Add 1 heaped teaspoon (approximately 7g) of tea leaves into a 200ml teapot
  2. Pour cooled down water (70 °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 70 °C water when ready.  Do not use boiling water for sencha. With each subsequent brew, just wait a little longer before pouring.


    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.