Superior Matcha

Organic Norges tehus

Superior Matcha

Organic Norges tehus
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Sometimes our farmers in Japan make extra good tea. One that gets a little extra care and ends up being extraordinary. It is our Superior Matcha (ceremonial grade).

Like all matcha, this is ultra-finely ground green tea, with a luminous emerald green color. The taste is clean and rich umami, with a slightly lower intensity. It is also packed with the amino acid L-theanine, antioxidants (catechins) and a high caffeine content.

If you are looking for a cheaper variant for food use, you will find it here Baristaen's matcha

Would you rather try matcha in pyramid bags?

Why is matcha so good?

This particular variety of green tea is produced by shading the tea plants, which promotes higher chlorophyll levels. The leaves are then ground into a powder. This powder mixes directly with the water, giving you access to all the nutritional benefits in a highly concentrated form. The result is a rich and vegetal brew, but still with a subtle sweetness. You get a high content of L-theanine and a rich umami taste in this tea.

  • Contains a naturally high caffeine level of 60mg/cup (coffee has approx. 80mg)
  • Caffeine improves cognitive response and concentration
  • L-Theanine keeps you calm, relaxed and focused
  • Increases metabolism and helps burn fat faster
  • Has more antioxidants than any other tea

All these properties combined make matcha a good source of natural energy. When too much coffee makes you stressed and hyper, matcha will give you energy over a longer period.

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What is L-Theanine?

L-theanine is a unique amino acid that stimulates alpha waves in the brain that are associated with producing a calm and relaxed mind.
L-theanine is found exclusively in tea, but Matcha contains the highest level.

Read more about T-theanine here .

How to brew matcha?

Preparation of matcha is very simple:
  1. Heat water to 80 degrees. Or boil water and mix in some cold water.
  2. Take half a teaspoon (1-2 gr) in the cup and pour over the water.
  3. Preferably use a whisk or small milk frother to mix. Optionally stir with a teaspoon.

We recommend:

Match whisk, electric

What will affect the result in the cup is the water temperature and the amount of matcha you use. If the water is too hot, the tea will become bitter. The cooler the water, the sweeter the tea will taste. Our suggestion is the most common preparation method called usucha. You can also make a stronger version, called koicha, with twice as much matcha and half the water.

An organic product is produced in a way that takes the environment into account by not using chemical and synthetic pesticides. It's good for the planet, but also for the tea, the farmer and you. By buying organic teas, you support healthy and long-term tea production.


We are proud to be the largest Norwegian brand importer of organic tea. To be approved by Debio and use the definition Organic, not only must the ingredients be certified organic, but our own plant must also be certified by Debio and controlled by Mattsilynet.

In addition to import controls from the Norwegian Food Safety Authority, we go beyond the requirements by also taking random samples for pesticides/pesticides and other pollutants.

It is important that tea is stored protected from air and light. That's why we sell all our teas packed in tight aluminum bags with a zip lock.