HOUJICHA Lightly Roasted Green Tea Powder (70g) Shaker Set

Sale price Price $49.95 Regular price $59.95

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Please note this tea is labelled with a best before date of Dec 2019.

However, it is still perfectly ok to consume and it has been always stored in the fridge so still fresh and very delicious.  

 

The Houjicha Tea Shaker Set consists of:

  • Tea Shaker (Clear or Floral design) & sieve
  • Houjicha Powder (70 grams - Lightly Roasted Japanese Green Tea) in Eco-friendly Home Compostable Packaging
  • Bamboo Tea Scoop 

What is Houjicha?

  • Houjicha (also known as Hojicha) is Roasted Green Tea and this makes it quite different to other Japanese Green Tea which are mostly steamed. 

  • This roasting method emerged early in the 20th century in Kyoto, when tea merchants started roasting leaves over charcoal. 

  • The roasting process has a decaffeinating effect on the leaves, making Houjicha a low-caffeine alternative for tea enthusiasts or as a coffee replacement.

  • The roasting process also changes the flavour of the tea.  Interestingly enough, this flavour makes Houjicha taste quite a bit like freshly roasted coffee.

This 70 GRAMS OF HOUJICHA POWDER :

  • Is lightly roasted and has a pleasant warm and nutty aroma.

  • Originates from a blend of Sencha tea leaves supplied from several farmers in Kyoto, Japan.  

  • Comes in Eco-friendly Home Compostable Packaging sourced from Econic The Product Label is also home compostable, sourced form Black Rainbow Printing.

  • It’s perfect to drink on its own, with milk or for cooking purposes.

 TEA SHAKER:

  • The unique Tea Shaker device which holds 330ml of liquid, is made out of BPA-free Tritan. Products made from Tritan are impact and shatter resistant, Plus they stay durable even after years of repeated use.

  • It is completely free of bisphenol A (BPA), bisphenol S and any other bisphenol compounds as well as estrogenic and androgenic activity.⠀
  • Also, the many holes found under the lid help produce delicate soft bubbles of Houjicha which lead to an incredibly smooth and foamy texture to your tea. 

  • Comes with a removable steel sieve that sits atop the Tea Shaker cylinder so the tea can be pushed through to create an extra fine powder

BAMBOO SCOOP (CHASHAKU): 

  • The Bamboo scoop allows you to easily measure the right amount of Matcha or Houjicha to then place into the sieve of the Shaker.

  • It also provides an easy way to add your tea to smoothies, when baking and more! 

BREWING INSTRUCTIONS: 

  • Push 1/2 teaspoon (or more to taste) of Houjicha through a sieve into a cup or

    Tea Shaker 

  • Add up to 1 cup of water (If hot - optimum water temperature is no hotter than 70°C) and dissolve by stirring vagariously with a spoon or shake together in the tea shaker

  • Top up with hot or cold milk of your choice to make a Latte then stir again or shake with Tea Shaker to achieve a silky frothy finish.

  • Note - you can also make a Latte using milk entirely (no water) 

 

  • Our Certified Econic Home Compostable Packaging is perfect for storing matcha as it protects it from exposure to air, heat and light that make Matcha appear dull and bitter.
  • Econic® packaging is made from three compostable films derived from sustainably-produced wood pulp and GM-free corn sources.
  • The three films are laminated together to provide the barrier properties required to lock in the taste and freshness of coffee and dry foods. - You can put your used Econic® bags in your own home compost or worm farm, containing heat, water, oxygen, soil and micro-organisms.
  • They can also be disposed of in a commercial composting facility if you have one in your area. 
  • Compost trials have shown that Econic® bags can break down into small fragments in as little as 16 weeks.

Domestic Shipping 

  • We use Australia Post or Sendle to send out our orders across Australia 
  • If your order is under 200 grams you will have the option to select the Australia Post option at checkout and the postage cost will be AUD $4.00. However, there is no tracking for this service and we assume no responsibility if item is lost in transit. 
  • If you select the Sendle courier option (rates start at AUD $9.00) you will be supplied with a tracking number to trace item.
  • If your product is in stock, we will post to you by the next business day. Dependant on your location, you can expect to receive your order within 5 business days. 
  • Domestic shipping is a flat rate based on weight and is calculated at checkout

International Shipping

  • We use Sendle to send out our orders across the World. If your product is in stock, we will post to you within 2 business days. Shipping times vary according to the country you reside in however you will receive a tracking number by email to keep up to date with when to expect your order. 
  • International shipping is based on delivery location and order weight and is calculated at checkout.

Packaging

  • As a business, we feel have a responsibility to Planet Earth by supplying our products in the most eco-friendly option available. That is why you will find unnecessary plastic packaging in your order.
  • Tea Shakers are packaged in cardboard and our Tea comes in home compostable packaging.
  • We use brown jiffy bag mailers or cardboard boxes that provide cushioning protection with 100% recycled paper fibre interior to post our products to you. These can be reused by yourself or recycled in your kerbside bin.
  • Rest assured, you will not receive any excessive plastic packaging, yet your order will be safely and securely packed.

Returns 

  • Our desire is that you will be completely happy with your purchase but if for some reason you are not satisfied with the product, please contact us at hello@matchayutea.com to let us know how we can help.
  • Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

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