2nd GJTea Anniversary

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On 31st January we are turning two! The first few years as a new organization are never easy. With the pandemic ravaging the world, last year proved especially bumpy. However, guided by the mission to bring new growth into the Japanese tea world through global collaboration, our team could not let the hands down and […]

2020 in Review

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We are almost at the door to 2021. So it is just right to look back at 2020 – the year that no one could have predicted, one last time before we close the door shut behind. Celebrating the one-year anniversary of our association at the end of January 2020, we were hopeful and excited […]

Obukucha (大福茶)

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Have you heard of Obukucha – the special tea that people in Japan drink around the new year? The name Obukucha (大福茶), translated from Japanese means good fortune tea. It is usually drunk on the first days of the new year to bring good luck and good health for the coming year. The tradition was […]