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What is matcha?

Matcha is a special kind of powdered green tea, traditionally used in the Japanese tea ceremony. Matcha is unique among other types of green tea in both appearance and taste. It has a vibrant, beautiful green colour, a subtle aroma, and a rich umami taste.

How much caffeine does matcha have in it?

Depending on grade of matcha, one bowl of matcha contains 80-120 mg of caffeine.

How it is prepared, hot or cold?

You can drink matcha as you like, both cold and hot. The benefits of drinking matcha. If you want to drink it cold, we recommend you dissolve the matcha with water or hot milk and then pour it into a glass of ice. You can also use it as an ingredient to prepare delicious matcha recipes.

What benefit does it have comparing to coffee?

One of the great differences between matcha and coffee is the large amount of antioxidants contained in each serving of matcha (1 g). Specifically, each dose of matcha contains 1384 ORACs (method to measure oxygen radical absorption capacity), 53 times more than spinach.

One serving of matcha (1 g) contains approximately 35 mg of caffeine, the same as an espresso coffee. When you drink coffee, you are likely to notice the high energy generated by caffeine and, after about 2 hours, a sudden downturn, also called caffeine crash. Matcha, in addition to containing caffeine, contains L-Theanine, an amino acid that causes an extended release of caffeine, creating a state of calm-alertness without jitters or energy high and lows.