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Product Information

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Rich Variety and Deep Flavor

We will introduce to you the types and flavors of Japanese tea handled by Hotta Katsutaro Shoten. We ensure a stable supply of tea leaves, by securing suppliers of good quality tea from all over Japan, mainly “Uji, Kyoto”, to fulfil the needs of our customers.

Organic

ORGANIC

Organic Cultivation and History of Hotta Katsutaro Shoten

We were one of the first in the Japanese tea industry to obtain Organic JAS accreditation through JONA (certification body). We also have extensive experience of exporting tea to overseas. Stable supply is ensured by signing contracts with organic tea growers across Japan.
JONA
USDA ORGANIC
EU ORGANIC
TAIWAN ORGANIC
CANADA ORGANIC
Product Development and OEM

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT OEM

Total Support for Japanese Tea

We can assist customers in a variety of ways ranging from concept planning for merchandise to blending matcha and green tea leaves suitable for the merchandise, producing samples, introducing packaging materials and design companies, and ideas for naming the products.

In-house Factory

In-house Factory

Acquired FSSC 22000 certification
Organic JAS certified factory

The factory has acquired food safety standard FSSC 22000 certification and is organic JAS certified. The tea products are carefully manufactured in our factory that meets stringent hygiene standards, while incorporating the traditional techniques handed down by the Hotta family and the latest technology.

FSSC22000
JONA
Quality Control

QUALITY CONTROL

Scientific proof of "safety and reliability"

Awareness of food safety and reliability is on the increase worldwide. We continue to take on the challenge of maintaining hygiene control that is top-class in the industry, by thorough adherence to the hygiene management standards, which is becoming stringent with each passing year.

JAPAN'S TOP TEA APPRAISER

Special Advisor to Hotta Katsutaro Shoten
Haruhide Morita

Three-time winner of the Tea Appraisal Technique Contest and three-time winner of the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Award