Storing Matcha correctly in air tight and light proof jar

The Secrets to Storing Matcha for Long Lasting Freshness

Storing Matcha properly is important to maintain its freshness, flavour, and vibrant green colour.

Matcha is a delicate powdered green tea that is prone to oxidation and moisture, so taking care of its storage is essential.

Here are 5 tips on how to store Matcha:

  1. Keep it airtight: Oxygen can degrade the quality of Matcha over time, so it's best to store it in an airtight container.   Every time you open the container, air enters and interacts with the Matcha. Try to minimise opening the container too often to prevent unnecessary exposure to air.
  2. Avoid light: Light can also cause Matcha to deteriorate. Store it in a non see-through container/jar is best. 
  3. Temperature: Matcha is sensitive to temperature changes. Keep it in a cool and consistent environment.  We recommend keeping Matcha in the fridge. Ensure the Matcha is in an non-see through airtight container
  4. Moisture control: Matcha is easily affected by humidity, which can cause it to clump or lose its flavour. Again, this is where an air tight container is advisable. 
  5. Use it promptly: Matcha is best consumed within a few months of opening to enjoy its full freshness. Over an extended period of time, even properly stored Matcha will lose some of its vibrancy and flavour.

By following these storage tips, you can extend the shelf life of your matcha and continue to enjoy its unique flavour and health benefits.

Our Miron Violet Glass Jars are the perfect storage solution for Matcha.

These specialized glass jars are designed to offer superior protection and preservation for various sensitive products, including Matcha powder.

Here's why Miron Violet Glass Jars are a great storage solution for Matcha:

  1. Light Protection: Miron Violet Glass is uniquely designed to block the complete spectrum of visible light, except for violet and ultraviolet light. This prevents the harmful effects of light exposure, which can cause deterioration and oxidation in sensitive products like Matcha.
  2. Preserved Aroma and Flavour: The air tight nature of a Miron Violet Glass Jar helps preserve the delicate aroma and flavour of Matcha. This ensures that your Matcha retains its rich and aromatic characteristics, keeping as fresh as the day you received it.
  3. Protection from Moisture: As well as air, Miron Violet Glass also offers a degree of protection against moisture which are factors that can lead to clumping and degradation of Matcha Powder.
  4. Eco-Friendly: These glass jars are not only functional but also environmentally friendly. They can be reused and recycled.

When using Miron Violet Glass Jars to store Matcha:

  • Ensure that the jar is clean and dry before adding the Matcha powder.
  • Close the jar tightly to prevent air and moisture from entering.
  • Store the jar in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight and temperature fluctuations eg. fridge. 

By using Miron Violet Glass Jars for Matcha storage, you're making a choice that aligns with preserving the quality and freshness of this delicate powdered tea.

It's a perfect complement to the care and attention you put into preparing and enjoying your Matcha.

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