World Green Tea Contest 2021 results

Taiwan teas lead in the list of awarded products with 17 awards won this year, in this annual contest organised by the World Green Tea Association headquartered in Shizuoka, Japan. This was followed by Japan with 11 awarded products, China (6), Thailand (2) and South Korea (1). This year the call for entries started from … Continue reading World Green Tea Contest 2021 results

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Special Focus on Shizuoka: Revisiting Makinohara Plateau, the largest area of tea plantations in Japan

Makinohara Plateau is one of Japan's leading tea producing areas and also its largest in terms of acreage, home to many tea plantations and tea-related facilities. Earlier this year I have written about two tea plantations of different sizes found in this area. In this post I will highlight on the tea museum and a … Continue reading Special Focus on Shizuoka: Revisiting Makinohara Plateau, the largest area of tea plantations in Japan