Yame Sencha Green Tea Bags White are sourced directly from Yame, Fukuoka Japan. Yamecha is a type of tea produced in Fukuoka Prefecture in Japan. It makes up less than 3% of Japan's green tea production and produces the majority of the world's Gyokuro. Yamecha is high in flavour and produces nutritional compounds such as theanine, glutamic acid, and arginine.
What is Yamecha?
Yamecha is a type of tea produced in Fukuoka Prefecture in Japan. Yamecha makes up only about 3% of Japan's green tea production and about 45% of Japan's Gyokuro production on an annual basis. It is highly prized and one of the first regions in Japan to grow tea. Yamecha is high in flavour-producing compounds such as theanine, glutamic acid, and arginine. Many tests on tea cultivated in this area have shown to produce a strong, sweet body. The natural Gyokuro produced here has been prized since ancient times. Yamecha Gyokuro makes up about 45% of all Gyokuro production in Japan. Yamecha Gyokuro is well known in Japan for its high quality.