Matcha - A brief history

Matcha - A brief history

Matcha is gaining a lot of popularity these days, but there's still a lot of confusion around what matcha actually is, where it comes from, and why it's meant to be so good for you. We like to keep you all informed, so we've decided to have a 'Month of Matcha' on our #matchamadness Mondays, starting with this 'A Brief History of Matcha'

What’s the deal with Matcha...

What’s the deal with Matcha...

This mighty powdered green tea is sweeping across the country and has taken the health world by storm with no signs of slowing down. A lot of information is flying around about Matcha and some of our customers are getting a little lost in all the facts, so we’ve put together a couple of our most frequently asked questions to help you get to know Matcha a little better.

Where Matcha Comes From and its Development

Where Matcha Comes From and its Development

  With all the talk about Matcha, it’s hard to not know something about it, but we’ve noticed that not all the facts are straight. Some people seem to have different ideas of where it is from and sometimes even what it is. We’ve decided to keep things informative and teach you a thing or two about Matcha. Click Here

Scrub your Hands Smooth with Matcha

Scrub your Hands Smooth with Matcha

  This time I’m treating my neglected hands to a bit of matcha green goodness. Hands take a battering during the winter months and for me, hand moisturiser alone just won't cut it. Enter my Green Power Scrub - a serious overachiever with Matcha Green Tea and Chunmee Green Tea to pamper and protect.

10 More Amazing Pieces of Information about Matcha

10 More Amazing Pieces of Information about Matcha

It's hard to imagine that there could be anything else to know about Matcha, but here are 10 more things you should know about this superfood. 

Comparing Matcha with your Average Cup of Green Tea

Comparing Matcha with your Average Cup of Green Tea

  Green tea addicts can often find it hard to understand why Matcha is so much better. Both are great for your health, but the figures don’t lie. So what we’ve done is compiled a nutritional table that actually compares a cup of Green Tea from Loose Leaf teas with Matcha. Here’s what we found...

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.

Why Matcha retains such a High Nutritional Value over Green teas

Why Matcha retains such a High Nutritional Value over Green teas

It is common knowledge that you should drink whole leaf tea leaves to get all their health benefits. Because of this, we often get the question about Matcha- but why is it better if it’s ground down to a powder ?

We Have New Matcha Products in Stock

We Have New Matcha Products in Stock

We know we’ve a few hardcore matcha fans amongst you. So we’ve expanded our Matcha section. At Solaris we are all about health benefits and bringing you the best solutions for your wellbeing. We believe that Matcha is one of the single most important you can have. Click here 

The Versatility of Matcha Across Industries

The Versatility of Matcha Across Industries

  As the world's tea culture research is developing, and deepening. The improvement of people's health awareness is also improving the direct consumption of Matcha drinking and drinking matcha will become a habit that the food and drinks industry can cash in on. It doesn’t end there. It’s used across a variety of industries. Here’s just four we can think of, to give you an idea of the range of things you too can do with matcha.  

The Matcha Mask that will Replenish and Nourish Your Skin

The Matcha Mask that will Replenish and Nourish Your Skin

Using tea for all kinds of different things. In this blog post, Dawn Hill explains why Matcha might just be the perfect face-mask for you.

'How to Make a Matcha Latte in 3 Simple Steps'

'How to Make a Matcha Latte in 3 Simple Steps'

A simple video to help you make the perfect Matcha Latte. Justyna from the Award Winning Pearla na Mara in Oranmore shows us how it's done.