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Ceremonial Japanese Matcha Powder: Everything You Must Know!

What is Ceremonial Matcha? Ceremonial Matcha is a type of matcha that is used in Japanese tea ceremonies. Ceremonial Matcha is the premium quality match that is made from the young tea leaves and the buds harvested during the “First Harvest” season from April to May (Ichibancha).  Aki Matcha ceremonial Japanese matcha powder is made from extremely delicate young leaves that impart a natural sweetness and hold a high concentration of L-theanine.  Another characteristic that sets Aki Matcha ceremonial grade matcha powder different from others, is the chlorophyll content in the leaves which gives it the vibrant green hue compared to other culinary matcha available in the market. How is the best ceremonial matcha powder in Japan made? Japanese follow mandate steps to make sure that only the...

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