Apr 19th, '08, 22:50
Joined: Jan 28th, '07
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Contact: Space Samurai
I don't know, but I asked this question on the other forum.
Space Samurai wrote:I don't know, but I asked this question on the other forum.
Here is the response from that board:
"Matcha is produced year round. In our case, it's made (ground) right around the time we order it so it's very fresh. The tencha leaves used to make matcha are available to the producers through out the year"
Huh, that is interesting.
Well that actually does make sense though. Although it doesn't say what harvest their Tencha comes from. But much like sencha they could keep the tencha in cold storage until they are ready for it, and from what I have heard about the length of time to grind matcha they probably have to keep grinding throughout the year.
well - I know itoen - gets their matcha flown in every month. According to their staff the tencha is ground and at the same time is on the plane to US. They get their shipment every month and they recommend that the tea should be used within 3 months. You can call and they will give you the exact date of arrival.
joelbct wrote:inspectoring wrote:According to their staff the tencha is ground and at the same time is on the plane to US.
Nice, they grind the tencha on the plane? Talk about efficiency
Lol, something tells me that flying the grinder on the plane back and forth would be the epitome of inefficiency I would hate for them to open a window and suddenly be in a green cloud of tea.