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Tarui Family: Organic Sencha Yabukita

Tarui Family: Organic Sencha Yabukita
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Note: Packages for most tea & food products will use Yunomi resealable bags or tins (with some exceptions, click here to see info and photos). If you need the original Japanese package, please leave a note in the order comments.

The standard of sencha in Japan is Yabukita, a cultivar prized for its balance between savoriness and astringency, and grown in 75% of the tea fields in Japan

Product Info

  • Name: Organic Sencha Yabukita
  • Japanese name: 有機やぶきた
  • Ingredients: Green tea
  • Net Weight: 10 grams (Yunomi package), 100 grams (Tarui Family's package)
  • Cultivar: Yabukita
  • Cultivation & Processing Notes
    • Steaming: Fukamushi, deep steamed
  • Harvest Season: Early May
  • Region: Nearaicho, Shizuoka Prefecture


Consider also cold steeping or ice steeping (see Steeping Techniques).

1st steeping

Tea: 5 grams or 1 teaspoon. Time: 45-60 sec. Water: 70˚C/158˚F, 180-240 ml.

2nd steeping

Tea: same. Time: 10-20 seconds. Water: 80˚C/176˚F, 180-240 ml (about 1 cup).

3rd steeping

Increase time to 30-45 seconds or to desired strength.

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