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  • Matcha latte - Hug the tea

    BLOG #10: How to make a good Matcha Latte?!

    It’s the ‘bestseller’ in our teabar: Matcha Latte, also called the ‘green cappuccino’! It’s a very healthy coffee substitute; Matcha is very high in theïne and gives you an gradual energyboost during the day (for about 6-8 hours). Matcha is also very rich in antioxidants (catechine EGCg) vitamins and minerals. It’s a real superfood (or actually super-tea) with many …

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  • BLOG #9: The possibilities with Matcha are endless…

    Sorry, this part of the website is only available in Dutch For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Mogelijkheden met Matcha? Matcha… Groene poederthee uit Japan. Gemaakt van vermalen groene theebladeren. Je kunt wel stellen dat het …

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  • Theeblaadjes first flush blog

    BLOG #8: More about first flush green tea…

    The Tea Competition in Japan requires the support of many people working together. It sustains the tea industry, because the purpose of the tea competition is to improve Japanese tea agricultural and manufacturing techniques. It requires organizational strength, steering strength, judging technical strength, and so on at a high level to convene the tea competition …

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  • BLOG #7: Bakken en koken met Matcha thee

    In dit blog gaan we wat dieper in op het bakken en koken met Matcha thee. Er is al veel te lezen over Matcha thee op onze website, maar we vinden het leuk om hier meer over te delen met jullie. In dit blog kun je ook allerlei leuke recepten vinden. Er zijn veel verschillende kwaliteiten …

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  • BLOG #6: Green iced tea or beer… The thirstquenchers!

    A while ago, we have tried an ice tea brewer at Dok Cookware in The Hague. The ice tea brewer looks pretty cool with the glass bowl and special ice can (see the photo below).We had brought a bag of our Sencha and a coffee- and teaspecialist from Dok made a Sencha green iced tea. This he did …

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  • BLOG #5: Meeting with our businesspartners and teafarmers from Japan

    Our tea businesspartners came over from Japan last week. Last Friday (15-4) we met them in The Hague. We have showed them our teabar. They were very excited and immediately started taking pictures of the shop and of course we took a picture together. They liked to see how we show the Japanese green teas in our teabar. …

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  • Thee

    BLOG #4: Green tea from Japan – GRN TEA FRM JPN

    Regularly people ask us: Why did you choose specifically green tea from JAPAN? In previous blogs, it has become more clear why green tea has our preference; this is the purest tea (no or very minimal fermentation and healthy substances stay in the leaves) and it is simply delicious to drink 😉 But why Japanese tea? We …

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  • BLOG #2: Japanese teaware – Special Edition by HUG THE TEA

    HUG THE TEA is a coming soon with a new collection Japanese tea ware. Currently the production of the teapots and cups is in progress in Japan. Final this Spring, the collection will be online in our webshop and it will be also available in the HUG THE TEA shop in the Hague, the Netherlands. All of the Japanese …

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