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About Ujido

ABOUT UJIDO

OUR FAMILY HERITAGE IS TEA HISTORY

In 1832, a humble tea farmer decided to start a tea business in Uji, Kyoto Japan — where our current Japanese Tea production method was first developed. That tea farmer’s name was Tune-emon Takizo, and we, his family, have continued to produce superior Green Tea every generation since.

In 1952, we opened our retail shop in Uji, Kyoto, Japan and it is still open today. We are so honored to carry on an ancient tradition that is also our family heritage for nearly two centuries after our humble beginnings, we enjoy bringing authentic Matcha tea to the world!

Ujido is committed to producing the highest quality green tea available to the world. Our rich tradition and heritage growing Matcha tea leaves is evident in every taste of our fine Matcha tea.

VISIT OUR SHOP & CAFE

Come visit us in Japan!

Address: 19-3 Todo Aramaki, Uji, Kyoto 611-0013 Japan

WHAT MAKES UJIDO MATCHA SUPERIOR?

Uji, where our green tea is grown and produced, is a source of world-renowned tea fields and is considered the home of Japan’s highest grade teas. Uji River runs through the area, producing extremely fertile soil, foggy evening mists that help prevent frost, and humid weather in summer. Tea fields in Uji are on the rolling hills, and well-ventilated with good water drainage ability.

Here at Ujido, not only do we grow our tea in the world’s best tea fields, we handpick only the smallest, youngest and greenest tea leaves (these yield the highest quality Matcha) with special care, and process them with traditional methods.