Oi Ocha

We enter a mixed martial arts tournament held by tea maker Ito En

Live by the tea, die by the tea.

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From tea field to teacup: How do you make green tea from freshly picked tea leaves?

We spend a day on the farm learning how much work goes into a single cup of tea.

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Japanese green tea vending machine has a puppet show that tells the story behind the drink

The Oi Ocha Karakuri machine is something you have to see to believe.

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Can you put Japan’s hot bottled tea/coffee in the microwave? Only if you see this special notice

Almost all drink makers caution against it, but one says it’s safe as long as you follow some special rules.

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Japan’s Oi Ocha green tea keeps going upscale with new bottled matcha costing 1,000 yen a bottle

Third premium offering in line of matcha is set to please the palate while hurting the wallet.

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