In order to receive this esteemed designation, a master tea maker (or Tea Sommelier) must have the ability to recognize high-quality leaves from a variety of sources, evaluate their potential, and then accurately characterize the properties of each group to determine how best to blend and use them.
The Chashi certification is a crucial part of what gives Ikeda Tea World’s matcha its superior quality.
A master tea maker must have the ability to recognize high-quality leaves from a variety of sources, evaluate their potential, and then accurately characterize the properties of each group to determine how to blend them.
Our Tea Sommelier’s ability to distinguish and expertly produce the best flavors in each grade of matcha makes every batch consistent in taste, aroma, and quality.
Kenta Ikeda has been a significant part of our growth in the wholesale bulk organic matcha and private label matcha world. Having a master Tea Sommelier of his caliber on our team allows Ikeda Tea World to produce high-quality, premium bulk matcha, Hojicha, and Sencha tea versatile for a variety of applications.
Our diverse client base in the food and beverage industry fully trust Mr. Ikeda's insight when it comes to ceremonial-grade matcha and other teas, and we are passionate about sharing his expertise with the world and the difference in quality it creates.
With a mission to bring better matcha to the masses, Ikeda Tea World partners with Mr. Ikeda to create carefully crafted custom matcha tea formulations and entirely new grades of matcha, formulated with an incredible amount of research and development. Contact us today with any questions or to receive your custom quote.