What is Matcha?

Matcha is tea powder. Matcha does not only come in green tea but in other tea varieties too. Green Tea Matcha Powder is currently the most popular due to its health benefits and its bright vivid color.

ORIGINS

Matcha was first created in China sometime around the 7th – 10th century. The word Matcha actually means “Grind Tea” in Chinese.

POPULARITY

Matcha was introduces to Japan in the 12th century by Buddhist monks as a meditation aid that helped stimulate alertness & clarity of mind. Now, Matcha is in beverages, cakes, desserts, candies and so much more.

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Hand Picking Tea
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Each leaf is carefully hand pick.

PROCESSING STAGES

  1. Matcha takes a lot of hard work to grow and process. Matcha leaves are first carefully grown, and then shaded during its last growth stage. The shading process usually takes an average of two to four weeks, depending on the conditions. Matcha undergo the shading process to increase its chlorophyll level, which help the leaves to create its bright vivid shade of light green.

  2. Not all Matcha leaves are the same. Young tea leafs that just sprouted are highly praised for their sweet flavor and fragrance scent. That is why Matcha quality varies depending on the grade. Spring is the best time to buy Matcha because that is when freshness is at its peak.

  3. After the Matcha leaves are carefully pick. The leaves are quality sorted.

  4. The Matcha leaves soon undergo a flash steaming process to prevent the tea leave from being oxidize.

  5. Soon, afterward the Matcha leaves are to be cool by air blown dry.

  6. The Matcha leaves will now go into a machine, where the vein and stem will be separate apart.

  7. The final step is grinding. The Matcha leaves will go into a grinding machine, thus how Matcha is created.

MATCHA’S BENEFITS

ENERGY

  • It is a great Energizer! Thanks to the amount of caffeine that‘s in Matcha. Matcha’s caffeine works a bit differently though, there is no crash and the caffeine last longer.

ANTIOXIDANTS

  • Green Tea Matcha has more antioxidants than many other popular health foods like blueberries, leafy greens, and nuts. The antioxidants in Green Tea Matcha are not only more prevalent but also more concentrated, which makes a big difference when it comes to the anti-aging benefits.

FIGHTING POWER

  • May Fight Infections and Diseases. The catechins in matcha may also reduce the damage to cells in the case of illness or infections. These disease-fighting antioxidants and flavonoids can improve your overall health and even fight cancer in some instances.

PROTECTION

  • Rich in Antioxidants! The Polyphenols within Matcha is known to protects against heart disease and cancer. It also can promotes better blood sugar regulation, blood pressure reduction, and anti-aging affects.

METABOLISM BOOST

  • Metabolism-Boosting Potential! Green tea has been shown to boost your metabolism after consistent consumption, green tea matcha is also rich in catechins, which may also help regulate and boost metabolism, helping to control body weight.

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