matcha stick packs next to a small, blue bowl of matcha on a white surface

Matcha Stick Packets: A Healthy Boost On The Go

Life is busy, and sometimes there’s just not enough time to do all the things you want to do! Matcha stick packs were born as a way to enjoy ceremonial grade matcha in a busy world.Single serve matcha is a healthy, convenient and quick way to get all the benefits of high-quality matcha on the go.
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FSSC Certified Matcha: Ikeda’s Organic, High-Quality Green Tea

Food safety has become a growing demand. Even in tea products, consumers are looking for certifications that ensure their high quality and safety. But what do we really know about theFood Safety System Certification (FSSC 22000)? And –when it comes to tea- what do we know aboutFSSC certified matcha?

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matcha in a bowl next to three matcha beauty creams

Matcha Beauty Products: The Healthy Glow That Starts From The Inside

Matcha as an ingredient is becoming a must when it comes to skincare.  Its high content of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and chlorophyll make matcha green tea one of the most desired natural ingredients in beauty products.
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Hands with gold ring holding matcha smoothie with chia seeds and mint leaves

Matcha Nutrition And Health Benefits

Matcha is becoming increasingly popular. Not only does it have a complex and earthy flavor, its richness and versatility have made it a favorite worldwide.Matcha health benefits have especially made this tea stand out. From promoting body fat reduction to preventing cell damage, here are some of the most important reasons to get excited about matcha.

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farmers covering tea leaves with black tarp in Kagoshima, Japan

Tea Traceability: Knowing The Process Behind Our High-quality Matcha

Have you ever wondered about the history of the tea you are holding in your hands? Where has it come from? What has happened between the fields of Japan and your cup? These are some of the questions leading the discussion about tea traceability and its impact on the food and beverage industry.
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matcha in pill form next to a bowl of bulk matcha green tea

Industrial Grade Matcha: The Natural Ingredient Every Product Needs

Matcha vitamins, supplements, and beauty products are taking over the health and wellness industry. Industrial grade matcha's health benefits fit in small doses and combine easily it with additional ingredients.
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sencha green tea in a blue patterned bowl

Sencha Tea: The Bittersweet Rolled Green Tea

Its recognized health benefits, high nutritional value, and unique flavor have made Sencha green tea more than a naturally brewed drink, but a healthy boost for your body, mind, and soul.
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a hojicha latte next to a bowl of hojicha powder

Hojicha Powder: A Delicious Roasted Green Tea

If you are looking for less caffeine but still want the same health benefits green tea brings, buyingbulk Hojichais a great choice. This new roasted Japanese green tea is making a big impact in the market.

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donuts topped with matcha icing

Culinary Grade Matcha: From The Teacup To your Kitchen

The enjoyment and health benefits of matcha are not limited to your teacup.Culinary grade matcha is so versatile, it can be used to take meals, sweet treats, and even cocktails to a whole new level.

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samples of matcha in a trade show display. A matcha latte sits in the foreground.

Visit Ikeda Matcha At IFT 2018

We'll be exhibiting at booth #N6211, Monday, July 16 - Wednesday, July 2018at the IFT18 Annual Event & Food Expo in Chicago, IL

Our team will be on-site to answer any questions you may have about matcha and other tea products, their health benefits, how they can affect your business and more. We will also be providing samples and small workshops on how to properly prepare matcha.

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How To Prepare Matcha: A Ritual For The Senses

The art of preparing and servingceremonial matcha is known as theJapanese tea ceremony, a traditional ritual that involves movement, aesthetics, and self-cultivation. High-qualityceremonial grade matcha, a bit of time, practice, and fewtraditional matcha tools are all you need to bring this ancient ceremony to life.

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Organic Matcha: After a Long Wait, The Harvest Is In

May is here! It’s matcha harvest season, and there is no better time to enjoy ‘Sincha,’ the first tea of the year. After months of cold weather and short days in southern Japan, the leaves for the best organic matcha are ready to be picked.

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