Matcha almost invariably comes in tins, rather than in sealed bags like sencha and gyo. Wouldn't bags be cheaper, and thus a better buy for the consumer.
Anyone know why so few vendor sell matcha in sealed bags?
Xell wrote:Yame matcha that i'm drinking doesn't have extra bag inside, only rubber coating on lid. Nitrogen flushed and of course there is seal that you pull out when opening. My best guess as to why it so, is to avoid static electricity as much, as possible, so matcha doesn't form extra clots.
Chip wrote:As does Zencha, in fact they sell only in bags. The bag of matcha is inside a zip seal bag.