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Authenticity

As Matcha grows in popularity, it’s imperative to recognize the premium source of the premium green tea.
The human mind is very capable of inventing shortcuts.
Avoid Them!

  • Regarding Authentic Matcha:
  • Soil preparation is important.
  • It should be tilled 2 to 3 meters
  • It should be shade-grown, preferrably with 3 layers of shading.
  • Leaves should be wide and thin.
  • There should be 5 years of maintenance before any product is harvested.
  • They should be kept trimmed and weeds should be pulled.
  • At the 2 year mark there should be a ‘test’ harvest.

And now, some news from around the world.
What are people doing with Green Tea?

Christina Peralejo of the Vancouver Observer says this of Chef Kev’s creations: “I’m also partial to his green tea truffles as they are never too sweet and contain just the right hint of green tea to roll around in your mouth. …

Hot Chocolate and Green Tea: New Chocolate Combination from Oliver Kita Chocolates. “It adds a wonderful undertone of green tea taste to the cacao flavor.”

Celebrate Russian culture with Green Tea, not Vodka? True, writes PilotGirl in the Times Union.

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The Premium, Authentic Matcha!

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About MatchaGT by ShelleRae

Welcome! I am ShelleRae and I am very excited you are here. I joined the Smoothie Essentials team about 5 years ago now. Always health conscious and into prevention versus medication it seemed natural when the opportunity came up to take on the creation of this blog and the Smoothie Essentials blog as well. As mother to three and surrogate to many more I've practiced much of what I write on sometimes with great success and other times with a bit less. My friends and family are my test kitchen and my facts are most often from WebMD - they seem to have a fairly accurate and conservative approach. MatchaGT – the super premium Matcha Green Tea Introducing Matcha GT, the super premium Matcha Green Tea. Matcha GT is nature’s natural source of energy and antioxidants. Used for centuries in Japanese tea ceremonies, Matcha provides a powerful pick-me-up plus antioxidants and other health benefits to keep the body, mind and spirit in perfect balance. While many forms of green tea are strained or brewed, Matcha GT uses the whole tea leaf providing the full benefits and bold taste of whole green tea powder. My inspiration comes from others who also are striving to live a better life through lifestyle changes. More information is available at www.SmoothieEssentials.com or by emailing shelley@juicesolutions.com Benefits: Natural Caffeine – longer lasting energy Antioxidants – to fight cancer causing free radicals Chlorophyll – powerful blood cleanse Coffee concepts and juice bars across North America including Starbucks, Jamba Juice, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Smoothie King, and Booster Juice have recently started selling Matcha Green Tea smoothies, frappes, and lattes, promoting the great taste and health benefits of green tea. http://matchagt.com/ http://www.smoothieessentials.com/

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