Field Studies: Harvesting Japanese Tea

🍵Shizuoka is the largest tea producing region in Japan. It’s tea plantations produces sencha for large commercial uses, and Fukamushi Sencha, which is deep steamed sencha that requires a longer time in the steaming process rather than normal for processing Japanese green tea.

🍃 There are many tea plantations in Shizuoka Prefecture, that offer varieties of tea that are not only for drinking, but that can also be eaten. One of the most famous of which is, Kakegawa. Located on the mountainside on the upper stream of Oi river, Kakegawa is famous for producing refined, deep-steamed Fukamushi Sencha.