Susuki Shigehiko is the eighth-generation owner of Marushichi Senchai, a tea wholesaler. It makes the strongest matcha green tea chocolate and gelato that physics makes possible. Read more

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Demand for high quality and authentic organic Japanese matcha led Sugimoto Tea Company to construct a second factory in Shizuoka, Japan. The factory, which increases production capacity by 50%, opened in February. Read more


Matcha is the surprise “superfood” tea. Conservative forecasts are that sales will hit $6 billion by 2023. Read more

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As sales of green tea and matcha continue to rise, PureChimp hopes their new retail offering will help put matcha on everyone’s shopping list. Read more

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Devon-based Leane Bramhall launches Kineta, a luxury organic matcha tea brand designed to help coffee drinkers and caffeine addicts. Read more

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