Matcha Musings

The Difference Between Home and Industrial Compostable Packaging

The Difference Between Home and Industrial Compostable Packaging

If a product is labelled compostable, does that mean it can be composted at home or does it need more accelerated conditions as seen in industrial composts?

What is the difference between the two types of composting techniques and why do we choose to package our tea in home compostable packaging

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What is the Difference Between Matcha And Regular Green Tea?

What is the Difference Between Matcha And Regular Green Tea?

Did you know all tea comes from the same tea plant Camellia Senesis? However the different growing methods and processes set all Teas apart from one another.

Matcha is no exception - it’s completely different to regular green teas and lets dive in and find out!

So what is the difference is between Matcha and regular tea bag or loose leaf Green tea? 

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Let's Meet Japanese Bathhouse Ambassador Stephanie Crohin

Let's Meet Japanese Bathhouse Ambassador Stephanie Crohin

We were delighted to recently have a chat to Stephanie Crohin, a French ex-pat living in Tokyo, Japan. She has lived in Japan for over 10 years now and during that time has fallen in love with the long standing tradition of attending Japanese bathhouses (know as Sento in Japanese). I felt we shared a common affinity with our love of Japanese culture and having the opportunity to share the joy we feel for Japanese culture and uniqueness with the rest of the world. 

Without further ado, let's dive into the Q & A with Stephanie. 

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6 things to look for when buying Matcha

6 things to look for when buying Matcha

HOW DO YOU PICK THE BEST MATCHA TO DRINK? 

Here are 6 things to keep in mind when purchasing delicious tasting Matcha to enjoy drinking.

  1. Colour
  2. Origin
  3. Price
  4. Storage
  5. Smell
  6. Texture

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5 Ways Matcha Can Help You Boost Metabolism And Lose Weight

5 Ways Matcha Can Help You Boost Metabolism And Lose Weight

Happy New Year to you all! 

Over here at Matcha Yu HQ, I have started the new year with a goal to move my body more, shed some kilos and feel fitter. 2020 was spent sitting down for long periods of time due to working from home during Melbourne's lockdown. I'm sure many of you out there can relate!

Did you know Matcha can be the perfect accompaniment to all kinds of exercise?

Matcha can help boost your metabolism and lose weight in 2021 and beyond.

So let's dive in and find out 5 reasons how!

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