The reason you are here is - because you love matcha! Not just any matcha but the best ceremonial grade matcha from Aki Matcha – bringing authentic grade matcha from Shizuoka, Japan, to the USA.
With the rise in the popularity of Matcha, more and more new brands are coming out with matcha powder. These matcha powders are neither authentic nor bring any health benefits and are filled with endless preservatives and synthetics.
Over the years, there has been a lot of confusion and noise surrounding the ways to pick the best ceremonial grade matcha. Therefore to cut through the noise, we at Aki Matcha have laid these crucial pointers to buying the best ceremonial grade matcha on Amazon.
Read the pointers, it’s easy to understand – and next time you want to buy the best matcha set Amazon, check against these pointers to make sure you are buying genuine and the best ceremonial grade matcha on Amazon.
You can also place your order for genuine ceremonial grade matcha directly from Aki Matcha.
Matcha originated in China and is perfected in Japan. Therefore it is wise to look into the country of origin- the soil, climate, and process.
If you are aware of matcha powder, you already know that the best ceremonial grade matcha is found in Japan. Not anywhere in Japan but two specific regions Nishio city in Aichi prefecture and Uji city in Kyoto prefecture.
These two regions produce the best ceremonial grade matcha in Japan. The misty climate, acidic soil composition contribute to the unique taste of the best ceremonial grade matcha.
Best ceremonial grade matcha on Amazon is also grown through unique production techniques.
- Matcha powder is always grown in the shade – not under direct sunlight.
- The finest tea leaves are handpicked during harvesting, and then the stems and veins are removed.
- Matcha leaves are slowly grounded at low temperatures without generating much-grinding pressure or heat, resulting in oxidation of the matcha.
Genuine matcha powder has the characteristics of vibrant, bright green color – all thanks to its cultivation process. The best ceremonial grade matcha is shade-grown which causes them to produce more chlorophyll, anti-oxidants, and L-theanine. Not to forget the content of amino acids that brings the flavor.
If you want to buy the best ceremonial grade matcha on Amazon, only order matcha powder with vibrant, green color.
Any matcha with yellow-ish, brown-ish shades should be avoided at any cost.
Higher the quality, the better the matcha powder – simple. In simple terms, you get what you pay for.
Another way to select the best ceremonial grade matcha on Amazon is simply by touching the powder. Matcha powder that is stone grounded feels very smooth, while inferior grade matcha feels rough with the texture of sand.
Best ceremonial grade matcha on Amazon holds a smell that feels grassy but fresh and has a vegetal, slightly sweet taste.
On the other hand, low-quality matcha tastes bitter and of low quality.
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