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Sencha

Rich in umami, nutrients and catechins and considered the queen of Japanese green tea, sencha can vary from a mild and sweet infusion to one with a more bitter profile, allowing this steamed and rolled tea to offer something for everyone. Our carefully curated selection of fresh, grassy senchas offers you a comprehensive spectrum of some of the most important and exciting green teas from all over Japan, sourced directly from award-winning farms and tested in a German lab.

2024 Shincha

Shincha is the highly sought-after, very first spring tea of the green tea season formerly reserved for the Emperor and nobility of Japan. Extremely fresh, nourishing and revitalising. Air-freighted directly from the tea farms. Only while stocks last.
  1. Super Premium 95 P.

    Yakushima, Kagoshima

    €15.50

    80g

    €193.75 / 1kg

  2. Super Premium 96 P.

    Tanegashima, Kagoshima

    €15.90

    80g

    €198.75 / 1kg

  3. Super Premium 97 P.

    Tanegashima, Kagoshima

    €16.90

    80g

    €211.25 / 1kg

  4. Super Premium 97 P.

    Yakushima, Kagoshima

    €16.90

    80g

    €211.25 / 1kg

  5. Super Premium 97 P.

    Tanegashima, Kagoshima

    €17.90

    80g

    €223.75 / 1kg

  6. Super Premium 97 P.

    Tanegashima, Kagoshima

    €17.90

    80g

    €223.75 / 1kg

  7. Contest Grade 99 P.

    Tanegashima, Kagoshima

    €18.50

    40g

    €462.50 / 1kg

  8. Set

    Tanegashima, Kagoshima

    €51.59 €54.30

    €322.41 / 1kg

  9. Contest Grade 99 P.

    Fujieda, Shizuoka

    €32.90

    80g

    €411.25 / 1kg

  10. Bundle

    Fujieda, Shizuoka

    €62.51 €65.80

    2x80g

    €390.69 / 1kg

  11. Set

    Yakushima, Kagoshima

    €30.78 €32.40

    2x80g

    €192.38 / 1kg

  12. Set

    Kagoshima, Japan

    €61.94 €65.20

    €206.47 / 1kg

Karigane Sencha

Karigane, often called the "tea of tea farmers" due to their excellent value for money, refers to the fine green teas obtained from high-quality stems, leaf veins and small leaf portions of select senchas and gyokuros. As such, they are naturally mild and low in caffeine.
  1. Sencha/Karigane 90/94 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €11.90

    200g

    €59.50 / 1kg

  2. Sencha/Karigane 90/96 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €14.90

    200g

    €74.50 / 1kg

  3. Sencha/Karigane 93/98 P.

    Yabe, Yame, Fukuoka

    €12.90

    100g

    €129.00 / 1kg

Premium Sencha

A selection of high-quality Sencha sourced from Japan's most renowned terroirs, from subtropical Kagoshima to the mountain forests of Shizuoka. Discover the variety of aromas between the different cultivars, cultivar blends and regions – including some from China that are processed in the traditional Japanese style.
  1. EVERYDAY

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €13.90

    200g

    €69.50 / 1kg

  2. Premium 90 P.

    Toyota, Aichi

    €14.90

    200g

    €74.50 / 1kg

  3. Premium 90 P.

    Yame, Fukuoka

    €14.90

    200g

    €74.50 / 1kg

  4. Premium 91 P.

    Zhejiang, China

    €12.90

    200g

    €64.50 / 1kg

  5. Premium 91 P.

    Yame, Fukuoka

    €10.90

    100g

    €109.00 / 1kg

  6. Sencha 91 P. | Konacha 97 P.

    Yabe, Yame, Fukuoka

    €11.90

    100g

    €119.00 / 1kg

  7. Premium 93 P.

    Kirishima, Kagoshima

    €11.50

    100g

    €115.00 / 1kg

  8. Premium 93 P.

    Fujieda, Shizuoka

    €11.90

    100g

    €119.00 / 1kg

  9. Premium 93 P.

    Kirishima, Kagoshima

    €11.90

    100g

    €119.00 / 1kg

  10. Premium 93 P.

    Yame, Fukuoka

    €11.90

    100g

    €119.00 / 1kg

  11. Chiran, Kagoshima

    €12.90

    100g

    €129.00 / 1kg

  12. Premium 93 P.

    Kagoshima, Japan

    €11.90

    100g

    €119.00 / 1kg

  13. €13.90

    100g

    €139.00 / 1kg

  14. Premium 94 P.

    Nichinan, Miyazaki

    €14.90

    100g

    €149.00 / 1kg

  15. Chiran, Kagoshima

    €14.90

    100g

    €149.00 / 1kg

  16. Premium 94 P.

    Kirishima, Kagoshima

    €14.90

    100g

    €149.00 / 1kg

  17. Sencha 94 P. | Mizudashi 95 P.

    Soo, Kagoshima

    €14.90

    100g

    €149.00 / 1kg

  18. Premium 94 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €14.90

    100g

    €149.00 / 1kg

  19. Premium 94 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €14.90

    100g

    €149.00 / 1kg

  20. Super Premium 95 P.

    Kobayashi, Miyazaki

    €15.50

    100g

    €155.00 / 1kg

Super Premium Sencha

Exceptional senchas boasting a complex, multi-faceted aroma and outstanding character. This selection includes a top-quality sencha from time-honoured Uji and a refreshing, minty Yamakai sencha from Shizuoka. Indulge in some of the most important senchas from Japan.
  1. Super Premium 95 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €15.50

    100g

    €155.00 / 1kg

  2. Super Premium 95 P.

    Ohira, Shizuoka

    €15.50

    100g

    €155.00 / 1kg

  3. Super Premium 95 P.

    Nichinan, Miyazaki

    €15.50

    100g

    €155.00 / 1kg

  4. Super Premium 95 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €15.90

    100g

    €159.00 / 1kg

  5. Super Premium 95 P.

    €16.50

    100g

    €165.00 / 1kg

  6. Super Premium 96 P.

    Ohira, Shizuoka

    €17.50

    100g

    €175.00 / 1kg

  7. Super Premium 95 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €15.90

    100g

    €159.00 / 1kg

  8. Sencha 96 P. | Mizudashi 98 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €16.50

    100g

    €165.00 / 1kg

  9. Super Premium 96 P.

    Yame, Fukuoka

    €16.50

    100g

    €165.00 / 1kg

  10. Super Premium 96 P.

    Tanegashima, Kagoshima

    €14.90

    80g

    €186.25 / 1kg

  11. Super Premium 96 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €16.50

    100g

    €165.00 / 1kg

  12. Super Premium 96 P.

    Kurogi, Yame, Fukuoka

    €16.90

    100g

    €169.00 / 1kg

  13. Super Premium 96 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €16.90

    100g

    €169.00 / 1kg

  14. Super Premium 96 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €19.90

    100g

    €199.00 / 1kg

  15. Super Premium 96 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €19.90

    100g

    €199.00 / 1kg

  16. Super Premium 96 P.

    Kakegawa, Shizuoka

    €17.50

    100g

    €175.00 / 1kg

  17. Super Premium 96 P.

    Ukiha, Fukuoka

    €18.90

    100g

    €189.00 / 1kg

  18. Super Premium 97 P.

    Yame, Fukuoka

    €18.90

    100g

    €189.00 / 1kg

  19. Super Premium 97 P.

    Yakushima, Kagoshima

    €15.90

    80g

    €198.75 / 1kg

  20. Super Premium 97 P.

    Tanegashima, Kagoshima

    €15.90

    80g

    €198.75 / 1kg

  21. Super Premium 97 P.

    Uji, Kyōto

    €19.90

    100g

    €199.00 / 1kg

  22. Super Premium 97 P.

    Honyama, Shizuoka

    €19.90

    100g

    €199.00 / 1kg

  23. Super Premium 97 P.

    Makizono, Kirishima

    €19.90

    100g

    €199.00 / 1kg

  24. Super Premium 97 P.

    €14.90

    40g

    €372.50 / 1kg

Contest Grade Sencha

These gourmet senchas have won numerous awards at major national and international competitions, earning them a prestigious place among the best senchas Japan has to offer. Featuring an impressively aromatic Yame sencha and a special variety hand-rolled by Japan's top temomi master Hirayanagi.
  1. Contest Grade 98 P.

    Yame, Fukuoka

    €21.90

    100g

    €219.00 / 1kg

  2. €21.90

    100g

    €219.00 / 1kg

  3. Contest Grade 98 P.

    Kurogi, Yame, Fukuoka

    €25.90

    80g

    €323.75 / 1kg

  4. Contest Grade 98 P.

    Kurogi, Yame

    €21.90

    40g

    €547.50 / 1kg

  5. Contest Grade 99 P.

    Tenryu, Shizuoka

    €16.90

    40g

    €422.50 / 1kg

  6. Contest Grade 99 P.

    Hoshino, Yame, Fukuoka

    €19.90

    40g

    €497.50 / 1kg

  7. Contest Grade 99 P.

    Yabe, Yame, Fukuoka

    €21.90

    40g

    €547.50 / 1kg

  8. Contest Grade 99 P.

    Honyama, Shizuoka

    €25.90

    40g

    €647.50 / 1kg

  9. Contest Grade 99 P.

    Honyama, Shizuoka

    €25.90

    40g

    €647.50 / 1kg

  10. Contest Grade 99 P.

    Honyama, Shizuoka

    €36.90

    40g

    €922.50 / 1kg

  11. Contest Grade 100 P.

    Fuji, Shizuoka

    €74.90

    10g

    €7,490.00 / 1kg

High-Catechin Sencha

A specially developed range of unique teas optimised to contain special catechins at lab-tested levels. Sencha Immune Active IgA contains an ideal ratio of EGC and EGCG catechins, particularly when prepared as a mizudashi cold infusion.
  1. EVERYDAY

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €13.90

    200g

    €69.50 / 1kg

  2. Chiran, Kagoshima

    €12.90

    100g

    €129.00 / 1kg

  3. Premium 94 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €14.90

    100g

    €149.00 / 1kg

Benifuuki Sencha

Green teas from the Benifuuki cultivar have the highest catechin content (particularly EGCG, ECG and the methylated catechins EGCG3''Me + EGCG4''Me) and develop a strong, bitter aroma while remaining balanced and harmonious in taste.
  1. Premium 90 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €13.90

    200g

    €69.50 / 1kg

  2. Premium 91 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €9.90

    100g

    €99.00 / 1kg

  3. Super Premium 95 P.

    Tokunoshima, Kagoshima

    €10.90

    100g

    €109.00 / 1kg

  4. Super Premium 95 P.

    Tokunoshima, Kagoshima

    €9.90

    15x4g

    €165.00 / 1kg

Mizudashi Sencha

Special Yutakamidori senchas suited for refreshing cold brews (mizudashi). Cold brewing emphasises the strong, full-bodied notes of this rare southern cultivar, while deep fukamushi steaming enables an even fuller extraction of its aromas without the bitter compounds.
  1. Sencha 94 P. | Mizudashi 95 P.

    Soo, Kagoshima

    €14.90

    100g

    €149.00 / 1kg

  2. Sencha 96 P. | Mizudashi 98 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €16.50

    100g

    €165.00 / 1kg

Genmaicha Sencha

Genmaicha is a mild, low-caffeine Japanese green tea blended with roasted brown rice for a savoury and malty flavour. The green tea used for genmaicha is typically bancha, although premium genmaicha may use sencha as a base.
  1. Premium 90 P.

    Zhejiang, China

    €12.90

    200g

    €64.50 / 1kg

  2. Super Premium 97 P.

    Honyama, Shizuoka

    €10.90

    100g

    €109.00 / 1kg

  3. Highest Grade 98 P.

    Honyama, Shizuoka

    €11.50

    100g

    €115.00 / 1kg

Matcha Iri Sencha

Premium green teas dusted with ceremonial grade matcha from the first harvest. Exceptionally rich in catechins and amino acids, our fully shaded Ikkyu matcha has pronounced umami with a mild sweetness. This special profile results in beautifully bright, rich green tones in the cup and makes each vitalising Matcha iri blend unique.
  1. Sencha/Karigane 90/96 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €14.90

    200g

    €74.50 / 1kg

  2. SENCHA 95 P. | MATCHA-IRI 96 P.

    Kirishima, Kagoshima

    €15.90

    100g

    €159.00 / 1kg

Fukamushi Sencha

Fukamushi is a form of tea processing in which the leaves undergo an intense, long-lasting steaming. Offered here is a high-quality assortment of fukamushi from leading regions of Japan.
  1. Super Premium 95 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €15.90

    100g

    €159.00 / 1kg

  2. Super Premium 96 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €16.50

    100g

    €165.00 / 1kg

  3. Super Premium 96 P.

    Chiran, Kagoshima

    €16.90

    100g

    €169.00 / 1kg