Japanese Matcha Growing Region

Posted by Editor 17/06/2016 0 Comment(s)

There are many countries producing matcha powder, but the best matcha are still come from Japan.

There are few main regions producing matcha, as shown below:

 

matcha growing region

 

Main regions:

  • Uji
  • Nishio
  • Shizuoka
  • Kagoshima
  • Fukuoka
  • Miyazaki
  • Mie

Matcha from different region has slightly different flavour in term of umami, depending on the fertility, elevation, weather and water source etc. The match from Uji and Nishio are considered the best matcha in Japan, as well as in the world.

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