We have focused on fresh-milled maccha green tea and its tools since 2005. Maccha has inspired our micro-milled tea lattes and a farm direct rotating line of loose teas.
We believe in beauty, balance and ethical business.
ITAS Presents the 2019
“Victoria Tea Festival Revival”
Feb 9 (Sat) @ 12pm to 4:30pm. Admission: $5~$10 plus a donation at the door. Tea Symposium and Tea Market! JagaSilk will be there! 633 Courtney St (Nootka Court) Family friendly event. More details here
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Our goal is to act as nodes of knowledge for the maccha world outside of Japan. This means that what we learn often shifts or augments the information here and there are always updates worth checking out on our website. A plethora of info on what defines maccha, how to understand it, prepare it, and the best maccha and tools we can source for sale will meet the curious reader.
It is our hope that we can effect change in the tea industry by encouraging small batches of fresh tea being imported, rather than the current norm of buying in massive volume and selling aging stock from a hot and stuffy warehouse. We hope to encourage traceability so that our customers know when the tea was harvested, when it was prepared, where it’s from, and how the workers are treated. We hope to offer education so that what we learn about the complexities of teas from… Read More…