Have you ever wondered what the best matcha powder would be for you? Here at My Matcha Life®, we sell different kinds of matcha to help our customers find the best option to meet their needs. For further assistance, read on to learn what you should look for in a high-quality matcha tea powder. We’ll also share with you some of our favorite matcha tea products so you can start enjoying the option that’s best for you right away.
About High-Quality Matcha Powder
Matcha is well-known for its unique and bright green color, distinct taste, energy-boosting abilities, and the calm mental clarity it provides. The matcha tea from My Matcha Life® is grown in the finest tea fields of Japan. In particular, we grow our matcha in two regions:
- The organic tea fields of Kagoshima
- The small family farms near Kyoto where matcha originated 800 years ago
Matcha is made from the same plant as other teas, such as black and green tea, called Cameilia Sinensis. However, what’s important when looking for a high-quality matcha tea is how the leaves are grown, harvested, and processed.
Prior to harvesting, our matcha tea plants spend two to four weeks under traditional shade covering. Staying removed from the sun boosts their concentration of chlorophyll and amino acids, which is what helps to give matcha its one-of-a-kind taste and beautiful green color. We hand-pick and lightly steam our matcha leaves to prevent oxidation. The leaves are then air-dried, de-stemmed, and slowly stone-ground into an ultra-fine, concentrated powder. This process is the difference between high-quality Japanese matcha and lower-quality matcha.
Not All Matcha is Processed the Same
There’s a general belief that the above mentioned method is how all matcha plants are processed. However, this is simply untrue. The majority of matcha products you’ll find on the market are not shade covered or stone ground. Instead, they’re ball crushed or heat pulverized into powder form, which causes the matcha to lose key nutrients and develop a bitter taste.
That said, if you want to enjoy a superior cup of matcha, buy from a reputable company that processes the matcha plant with care, such as My Matcha Life®.
Matcha Tea from My Matcha Life®
Explore the selection of high-quality matcha tea products we offer our customers:
Our first matcha tea powder is our Tea Lover’s Organic Ceremonial Matcha. This powder is USDA/JONA Certified Organic Ceremonial Grade Japanese Matcha Tea. Since it’s hand-picked during the first harvest of spring, it contains a higher concentration of L-theanine and antioxidants. This provides its extremely smooth taste which is ideal for both traditional style matcha and iced matcha. Our Tea Lover’s Organic Ceremonial Matcha comes in a 1oz tin with 30 servings.
Next is our Barista’s Premium Matcha Tea. This premium matcha powder is 100% Japanese matcha green tea. It comes in a 2.8oz tin and includes 80 servings, which is a bit more than our Tea Lover’s Organic. This powder is best for matcha lattes and matcha smoothies, but it is also great if you want to have traditional matcha. Our Barista’s Premium Matcha Tea is a premium matcha without the premium price!
Our Foodie’s Culinary Grade Matcha has a strong matcha flavor, is made from second-harvest tea leaves, and is filled with nutrients such as catechin antioxidants. This powder is best for mixed beverages and baking and comes with 100 servings per bag. As with our other matcha products, this powder is also tested for lead and radiation. If you love matcha lattes or making smoothies and desserts with your matcha powder, then Foodie’s Culinary Grade Matcha is the product for you!
Our Matcha Packets are one of our favorite products because of their convenience. You can take them on the go and they will help boost your energy and focus with their powerful antioxidants. Each serving has 1.5 grams of our Ceremonial Grade Japanese Matcha Tea. Simply shake a packet up hot or cold, and you’re good to go!
All in all, when searching for the best matcha, finding a high-quality powder is something you certainly should consider. The best way to identify a high-quality matcha powder is to find out the way the matcha tea leaves are grown, harvested, and processed. All of our products at My Matcha Life® are created with the highest of standards. We offer a wide selection to help each of our customers find the best matcha powder to meet their needs.
Order from My Matcha Life® Today!
We hope you have a better idea of what the best matcha powder is for you. If you’re ready to enjoy a delicious cup of matcha tea, order from My Matcha Life® today! We offer a wide variety of premium matcha teas that are made with the utmost care. You’ll love including an energizing cup of matcha in your daily routine. We look forward to serving you!