This is an image of traditional hot Matcha, teapot, scoop, tin, and whisk. Photo by Rezel Kealoha.

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It’s go time. Aiya’s annual Black Friday sitewide sale is back! From November 23, 2018 (12:00 am PST) to November 26, 2018 (11:59 pm PST), consumer and wholesaler customers can enjoy sitewide savings and receive a FREE Aiya Matcha tote bag with purchase. Stock up on all things Matcha while supplies last. Cheers to great health!

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Matcha powder ceremoniously whisked in water to create a frothy bowl of green tea can almost feel like a Zen experience. Not only is it enjoyable to make, but it is also delicious to drink. While other types of green tea offer your body great health benefits, Matcha is different. In fact, it is one of the most potent, healthy drinks on the planet.

Believe it or not, this tea has been around for hundreds of years. Over time, Japanese Buddhist monks have come to understand the numerous benefits that Matcha green tea provides for the body. Drinking one bowl in the morning can make a difference in your health. All in all, Matcha powder can help to keep your body and mind healthier and happier.

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Simply put: Matcha is Nature’s own energy drink.

Matcha is a shade-grown, powdered Japanese green tea made from the finest tea leaves. It is dubbed a high-quality, premium tea type, as a result of its careful growing and processing techniques. Extremely high in antioxidants, amino acids, and other nutrients, Matcha has gained popularity within multiple industries thanks to its superfood qualities and versatile ingredient properties.

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Recently, a friend was describing her “love for this new tea I found” and starts telling us about Matcha. We didn’t want to burst her bubble and tell her it’s been around for a long time, but it got us thinking about how much we really know about Matcha’s long and distinguished history.

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Have you stopped by your favorite coffee place and noticed coffee isn’t the only beverage on the menu? Chances are you’ve seen or even heard the person in front of you order a Matcha latte. What does he/she know that you don’t?

Though Matcha has been around for a while, its benefits and taste are still finding willing fans across the nation. Really, around the world!

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Matcha vs. Black Tea

May 02, 2017

It may seem like most of the world is too busy drinking coffee these days to notice, but tea is actually the most widely consumed drink in the world (after water)! Full of vitamins and nutrients, tea has always been a delicious beverage staple with staying power.

While it is true that all tea comes from the same plant, this does not necessarily mean that all tea is fundamentally the same. However, when it comes to nutrition, some teas offer more benefits than others. So while black tea may be the more popular and widely used choice for daily drinkers, tea lovers may want to consider adding a bit more Matcha to their diet.

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Did you know that tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world? (In case you’re wondering, water is the first!) With so many tea types on the market, sometimes it’s hard to decide on which one to try next. Within the world of Japanese green tea, we’ve narrowed down the bunch and compiled everything you need to know about this refreshing variety. From Matcha to Genmaicha to Kukicha, we’ve got it all – enjoy!

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The New Year is upon us, which means it’s a great time to reevaluate your goals for 2017! Though we all set different types of goals for ourselves, one resolution seems to always be at the top of the charts—to get healthy! The start of the New Year motivates us to pave our path toward a healthier lifestyle, but unfortunately, only around 8-10% of people actually meet their health goals at the end of the year. Maybe it’s all of the delicious temptations around us (hello double chocolate ice cream cake!), or maybe we get discouraged when we hit a plateau during busy season. Regardless of the distractions, 2017 doesn’t have to be that way. By making these tiny adjustments in your daily routine, you’ll be on your way to a healthier, happier you in no time.

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