Types of Japanese Tea
By William I. Lengeman III
With the exception of China, which grows pretty much every major type of tea, there are tea growing regions of the world that are associated with certain types of tea. You might find other types of tea in Africa, India and Ceylon, but they’re best known for black tea. By the same token the vast majority of the tea grown in Japan is green.
Tea is thought to have come to Japan from China in the eighth century. To this day they produce almost exclusively...
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