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USDA Organic 
loose leaf Japanese green tea
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This organic Sencha offering comes from Kagoshima prefecture in southern Japan. Crafted from the Saemidori cultivar, the emerald green leaves produce a pale yellow-jade liquor with a clean aroma and rich buttery quality. With a fresh savory flavor reminiscent of steamed spring greens, the cup feels soft and silky on the palate. A smooth, lingering finish completes an outstanding tea experience.

TJ04 |
$1.59/cup
USDA Organic 
loose leaf Japanese toasted rice twig tea
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Toasted brown rice combines with roasted tea twigs to create a harmonious blend of toasty aroma and flavor. The medium-amber cup is smooth and mellow with a honey sweetness that envelops notes reminiscent of semi-sweet cocoa. A great tea for any time of day. This special blend was designed by and crafted exclusively for Upton Tea Imports.

TJ94 |
$0.54/cup

loose leaf flavored green tea
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Japanese green tea provides the premium tea base for this naturally flavored selection. Notes of sweet cherry are pronounced in both the aroma and the cup, lingering long into the finish. A whisper of vanilla complements the cherry flavor. Great hot or iced.

TJ52 |
$0.45/cup
USDA Organic 
loose leaf Japanese green tea
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A sweet, delicate fragrance introduces this organic Japanese Sencha tea. The yellow-jade cup has a light vegetal character with savory hints of umami. A gentle sweetness complements the clean finish. A great value.

TJ00 |
$0.21/cup
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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Toasted brown rice, ground into a fine powder, is blended with Matcha to create a rich, savory cup with toasty notes. For optimal enjoyment, we recommend sifting the powder before whisking. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ23 |
$19.75
USDA Organic 
powdered loose leaf green tea
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Ho-ji Cha is a roasted Japanese green tea. In this organic Ho-ji Cha offering, the tea leaves have been ground into a fine powder, similar to Matcha tea. This produces a thick, rich liquor with a full, cocoa-like mouth feel. Toasty notes lend a warming quality to the flavorful cup. For optimal enjoyment, we recommend sifting the powder before whisking. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ40 |
$19.75

loose leaf Japanese green tea
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A tin (approx. 35g.) of each of the following teas: TJ10: Japanese Sencha, TJ21: Gen-mai Cha, TJ34: Organic Kuki Cha Green Kamakura and TJ41: Organic Ho-ji Cha Kamakura.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.
Teas will vary according to the season.

SJ01 |
$36.75
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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Perfect for the Matcha lover, this complete gift set includes a 30g tin of our Organic Competition Grade Matcha, an 8 oz. white Matcha bowl, a bamboo whisk and a bamboo Matcha scoop. Beautifully packaged in a white gift box.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

GSM1 |
$2.10/cup
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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This organic competition grade Matcha produces a bright jade-green liquor with a silky smooth mouth feel. The fresh, clean flavor is outstanding, with sweet vegetal notes. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ93 |
$2.10/cup
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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This organic premium-grade Matcha produces a dark yellow-jade liquor with a rich umami flavor. A light toasty nuance adds a layer of complexity to the exceptional cup. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ91 |
$0.99/cup
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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From Aichi prefecture, this organic Matcha offering produces a superlative, dark jade cup with a pronounced vegetal character and full mouth feel. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ92 |
$1.49/cup
USDA Organic 
Japanese loose leaf black tea
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Although somewhat rare, black tea has been cultivated and produced in Japan for almost 150 years. Production is limited and seldom exported. This offering is produced in Kagoshima prefecture from the Benifuki cultivar. The neat, dark brown leaves yield a smooth, rich liquor with no astringency. A light grape-like sweetness may be found in the aroma. The cup is lively, with a light spicy/woody hint and a honey note that develops over time. Best enjoyed plain.

TJ74 |
$1.07/cup

Japanese loose leaf Oolong tea
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This unique selection is created using nitrogen during the production process. The resulting leaves contain the substance GABA (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid). The bright green leaves infuse a rich yellow-jade liquor with intense buttery notes and oceanic hints. A truly satisfying cup.

TJ58 |
$0.53/cup

Organic Tamaryokucha
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Tamaryokucha, literally translated as "coiled tea", is a superb, handcrafted green tea that has a full, complex flavor. Vegetal notes and a pleasing pungency are accentuated by hints of dark berries and a sweet aftertaste. Produced in Takachiho, Miyazaki, from the Yabukita cultivar.

TJ88 |
$1.09/cup

KuKi Cha loose leaf green tea
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Tiny, pink cherry blossoms peek out from bright green twigs in this unique offering from Japan. The golden yellow liquor is redolent with fragrant floral notes. A light vegetal undertone complements a buttery sweetness in the smooth, refreshing cup.

TJ77 |
$0.56/cup

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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This tea is currently unavailable. For an excellent alternative, please try our popular Kagoshima Saemidori Sencha Organic offering. Kagoshima Saemidori Sencha Organic.
Long, thin needles of lustrous dark emerald produce a yellow jade liquor exhibiting a wonderful balance of complex sweet and savory notes. A very sweet, buttery mouth feel complements rich umami notes and a fresh vegetal quality that lingers into the finish.

TJ99 |
$2.38/cup

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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This selection has an interesting pedigree, being a mix of two special varietals. The result is a cup somewhat akin to a Kenyan purple tea, with its lavender-brown colored liquor. The aroma has a toasty/nutty sweetness. The cup is delicate and smooth with sweet herbaceous notes and hints of flowers and melon.

TJ65 |
$0.80/cup

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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This top quality Kabuse Sencha is crafted in Kagoshima prefecture, located in the southern part of Kyushu. Processed in the traditional style, the leaves are shaded for the last 2-3 weeks before harvest. The result is a flavorful, brothy cup, with a sweet character and full, clean aftertaste. Produced from the Okumidori cultivar.

TJ79 |
$0.40/cup
USDA Organic 
Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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This offering was grown using the Saemidori cultivar in Miyazaki prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu. Both the leaf and cup have a deep, dark green color and heady, rich aroma. The exquisite liquor has sweet, vegetal notes, a brothy mouth feel and pleasing, light astringency. The leaves are typical of the Fukamushi style, with both larger and small leaf pieces.

TJ05 |
$0.36/cup
USDA Organic 
Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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Limited lots of organic Gyokuro tea are produced each year. This lot has smooth umami notes, a rich cup and a clean, sweet finish. It was grown in Miyazaki prefecture using the Yabukita cultivar. We are happy to offer this tea while our current supply lasts.

TJ81 |
$0.51/cup
USDA Organic 
Matcha organic green tea
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This selection was made specifically for use as an ingredient in smoothies, ice cream, baked goods, lattes, or anything else one's creativity can conjure up. Produced in the Uji prefecture of Japan and NOP certified. Packet design may vary.

TJ86 |
$0.44/cup
USDA Organic 
Matcha Gen-mai Cha loose leaf green tea
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This extraordinary grade of Matcha Gen-mai Cha is seldom seen outside of Japan. The components are of exceptional quality, and produce a harmonious, well-balanced infusion, which is eminently smooth. Toasted rice add a soothing, mellow quality to the complex vegetal flavor.

TJ28 |
$0.32/cup
USDA Organic 
Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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First grade Bancha, produced during peak season, is a tea with herbaceous aroma, smooth character, and pale jade liquor. This is a tea with a full mouth feel, bright cup, and clean finish.

TJ06 |
$0.25/cup

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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The finest Japanese green tea, only shade-grown tips are used for Gyokuro. Prized for its delicate flavor and natural sweetness.

TJ80 |
$0.63/cup

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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Delicate but brisk, this splendid green tea has a clean vegetal flavor. Rapidly gaining the recognition it deserves, this tea refreshes the palate with a hint of sweetness.

TJ10 |
$0.17/cup

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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A superior grade of Sencha, with a brighter flavor and smoother finish than basic Sencha. Highly recommended.

TJ16 |
$0.24/cup
USDA Organic 
Ho-ji Cha organic loose leaf green tea
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This roasted, organic tea is produced from first grade, bold-leaf Bancha. The flavorful infusion has a rich character, with complex, toasty notes.

TJ41 |
$0.25/cup

Gen-mai Cha loose leaf green tea
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Literally, Gen-mai Cha means brown rice tea. Toasted and partially puffed rice is blended with large-leaf Sencha.

TJ21 |
$0.20/cup