BanchaTraditional Japanese tea Made in Nara, Japan


Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten uses tea leaves only from Nara, Japan, which is rich in nature.

Among Japanese teas, Sencha is made from the new buds of the tea plant, while Bancha is made from the other parts of the plan. Bancha includes the large leaves and stems that have grown in the full sunlight, and resulting in a gentle flavor and low bitterness and astringency.

Bancha has been a part of Japanese culture and is consumed on a daily basis.

※There are various opinions.

  • Bancha is...

    ◆Easy to brew.
    It can be brewed with hot or cold water.

    ◆Acceptable to leave the tea bag in the bottle for a day.
    It won't become bitter, you can enjoy it all day long with the tea bags in the bottle.

    ◆Low caffeine
    The low caffeine content makes it suitable for everyone.

How to Brew

  • Using Hot Water

    Pour 500ml of boiling water into a teapot or bottle, add one tea bag and steep for 3 minutes to make delicious tea.

  • Using Cold Water

    Pour 500ml of water into a bottle, add one tea bag and let it sit for 2 hours to overnight, depending on your preference, to make tea of your desired strength.

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