The power of Antioxidants

The power of Antioxidants

  Everyone knows that antioxidants are good for the body. But what do they actually do? In short, they protect the cell walls from changes! Every chronic medical condition and even aging can bring on small changes in the cell wall.

Matcha: what it looks like, feels like, smells like and consists of...

Matcha: what it looks like, feels like, smells like and consists of...

  In part two of our series on Matcha information we look at the characteristics of Matcha, so you can identify it in any situation and make very informed comments about its consistency! 

The Nutritional Value and Health Benefits of Matcha

The Nutritional Value and Health Benefits of Matcha

Matcha is much more than an energy boost and is famous for its high antioxidants and polyphenols. Here we take a little more time to go into it in more detail so you can understand exactly what that means.

Trends in tea from the land of the rising sun - Part 2: Have a “tea” break, have a Kit Kat

Trends in tea from the land of the rising sun - Part 2: Have a “tea” break, have a Kit Kat

In 1954, Nestle first introduced the slogan “Have a break…. Have a kit kat!” Since then it has been one of the chocolate bars of choice for people all over the world when taking a tea break. In Japan, its possible to have a tea break without the tea, by snacking on a tea flavoured Kit Kat.  

Trends in tea from the land of the rising sun - Part 1: Coca leaves and tea leaves

Trends in tea from the land of the rising sun - Part 1: Coca leaves and tea leaves

A Buddhist Monk introduced tea to Japan in the 6th Century. By the year 1200 Japanese Zen priest Eisai, wrote the first book on tea (“Kissa Yojoki” or translated: “Book of Tea“).He described the tea plant and stressed the important health benefits of green tea for vital organs such as the heart and the brain.