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[2019.01.10]
Tsukigase Sencha Processed with Long Withering

We made an interesting green tea with Tsukigase’s spring tea. It is sencha, and we conducted long withering process to enhance its flavour. As a result, it gives a gentle floral scent that reminds me of Taiwan’s lightly fermented oolong tea. After producing tea in spring, in order to further enhance its flavour, we kept …

[2018.11.02]
Cha Tou Brick 250g from Hou Cao Shan is available

We released Huo Cao Shan Cha Tou Brick 2017. This Cha Tou is from the same batch of tea we released earlier on pre-booking. Despite tea was produced about one year ago and not aged for a long time, it already gives very soft, mellow and rich drinking sensation with thick fruity flavour like Chinese …

[2018.09.20]
The Ultimate Natural Farming, Liu Jia Raw Pu-erh Tea 2018

We started selling Liu Jia Raw Pu-erh Tea 2018. This year we have made a big improvement in process. We conducted very long withering process in order to enhance the flavor and richer drinking sensation. Completely Left in Wild like Tarzan Liu Jia Raw Pu-erh Tea is from the tea garden owned by Mr. Liu. …

[2018.09.04]
2 types of Special Taiwan Oolong Tea is Opened for Pre-Booking

We had stayed in Taiwan for sourcing oolong tea. In 2018, thanks to very less rainfall, we noticed that the flavour of tea was stronger in general. My tea manufacturer was very happy and kept smiling all the time. This year, apart from the teas for our standard line-ups, we have found two special oolong …

[2018.01.17]
New Release of Li Xiang Bai Mu Dan White Tea

We released a new white tea, called Li Xiang Bai Mu Dan. The tea garden is located at high mountain that is about 2000-2200m. We carefully selected the garden that is free from any pesticides and fertilizers. Unlike the ordinary white tea produced in Yunnan province, for this white tea we implemented the Fujian production …

[2017.10.02]
New Release of Tsukigase Asamomi Sencha 2017

We just released Tsukigase Asamomi Sencha as one of our latest Japanese tea lineups. This tea is produced from the complete natural farming garden which no nitrogen fertilizer and no pesticide is used. In Japanese, Asamomi means light rolling. Thanks to the light rolling, this tea can be brewed more times than ordinary Japanese green …

[2017.08.18]
Making 4 times fired Phoenix Oolong Lao Cong Shui Xian

We just placed an order for very unique types of Phoenix Lao Cong Shui Xian. It is the Shui Xian collected from old tea tree, and undergoing four times baking. The entire baking process takes one year for production. I am only able to receive this tea in next year. It is the baking that …

[2017.07.26]
New Release of Bao Dao Shan Ripe Pu-erh Tea

We released the new product, Bao Dao Shan Ripe Pu-erh tea. Bao Dao Shan is the famous mountain in Feng Wei, Zhenkang( 鎮康県鳳尾). It is the mountain located very close to the Myanmar boarder. Steep Rocky Mountain like a blade Bao Dao Shan is a steep rocky mountain. To me it looks like the blade …

[2017.04.29]
Producing Exceptionally Long Withered Raw Pu-erh Tea

Throughout my years of tea expedition in China and meeting with unaccountable number of tea manufacturers, I learned that most of pu-erh tea manufacturers agreed that “the long withering improves the flavor of tea”. However, I have not seen any pu-erh tea that underwent very long withering. Due to various constrains in their work arrangement, …

[2017.03.31]
The New Release of Tsukigase Asamomi Sencha

Most of the Japanese green teas have undergone intensive rolling process to make it into needle shape, and in general it becomes one of the key characteristics of Japanese green tea. We developed a Japanese green tea that undergone very light rolling. We named it as Tsukigase Asamomi Sencha. In Japanese, “Asamomi” means light rolling. …

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HOJO TEA Online Shop NEWSlist

High Mountain Pu-erh Tea is Now Available in Our Store
High mountain purple raw pu-erh tea is now available in our store. This is one of the very interesting raw pu-erh teas we made in 2019. High mountain tea called Zi-Cha High mountain purple tea is made from the specific varietry called Zi-cha by the locals. In Chinese, Zi-cha means purple tea. This variety is …
Taiping Houkui 2019 is now available in our store
2019 Taiping Houkui is available in our store. Taiping Houkui was listed as the Top Ten Famous Teas in China. It has been the well-known green tea of Anhui province since Qin dynasty. We have both standard and special tribute grade. The special tribute grade was grown at higher altitude and it gives longer lasting …

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