Japanese Matcha Growing Region

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.