Matcha is a brilliant green, sweet and aromatic green tea powder, used for tea ceremony, as well as for different drinks and sweets. Shaded "Tencha“ leaves, the raw material for Matcha, are slowly pulverized with a stone grinder. The Kyoto Uji region is famous as origin of green tea and tea ceremony, as well as for the Matcha producing technology. Matcha has numerous health benefits. It has detox and antioxidative effect, reduces blood pressure, and has a very refreshing, sweet taste.