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On tea and organic

Discover our passion for tea through short reports on our trips, encounters, tasting sessions, audits and acitivities...

  • Portraits
    Miki Komaki, an organic tea producer in Japan's story
    Miki Komaki, an organic tea producer in Japan's story

    Like him, I was trained as a producer but I continue to attend trainings because we have to adapt to natural changes every year. When I am not in our shop, I meet other women tea producers and we talk a lot about our profession... My work is very important to me, it makes me grow and living among the tea trees brings me a great deal of serenity.

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  • Portraits
    The story of Azuka, a producer of organic tea in Japan
    The story of Azuka, a producer of organic tea in Japan

    I am Asuka Kumada, I live in Kagoshima and my family has been producing teas for 50 years. I'm only 31 but I have learned the profession and have been working in tea for 11 years.

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  • Tea time
    Le Sencha Matcha, toute une histoire
    Le Sencha Matcha, toute une histoire

    L’île de Kyushu à l’extrême Sud du Japon est considérée comme le berceau de la civilisation japonaise et du thé lorsque le moine EISAI au XIIe siècle a implanté les premiers théiers au Japon qu’il a rapporté de Chine. Les sols fertiles d’origine volcaniques (on appelle Kyushu la terre de feu) et l’intensité solaire permettent de produire des thés remarquables depuis la période Meiji au XIXe siècle.

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