Hojicha (ho-jee-cha) means “roasted tea” in Japanese, which may include both stem and leaf.  Aroma from fire-roasting Hojicha tea has shown an increase of alpha waves in the brain.  Roasting decreases the amount of Caffeine in the tea leaf.  Hojicha benefits are the relaxing aroma and low level of Caffeine; Hojicha makes a perfect evening tea.  SEI MEE TEA’s organic Hojicha offers delicious roasted flavor.



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Ingredient: organic Hojicha (roasted green tea) powder from Japan

Hojicha is pronounced ‘ho-jee-cha’.  ‘Ho-jee’ means “roasted” and ‘cha’ means “tea” in Japanese.  Hojicha, roasted green tea, is one of the traditional green teas in Japan.  The roasting process adds cozy roasted aroma and decreases the amount of Caffeine in green tea.  This aromatic tea is popular to accompany with meals and snacks in Japan, and also served at Japanese food restaurants.

Our “HOJICHA afternoon green tea for modern warriors” is a very unique product.  100% organic hojicha leaf is ground into a fine powder form in the same way as Matcha is made.  Contrary to the jade green Matcha, the color of HOJICHA powder is a rich brown.  Like Matcha, HOJICHA powder offers you more aroma and a richer flavor than Hojicha loose leaf.  How to make this is simple and quick in the same way as Matcha.  You can even use a whisk and froth it like Matcha.  We named HOJICHA ‘afternoon green tea for modern warriors’ because of its lower level of caffeine compared to Matcha.

Which one is for you, loose leaf or powder?  If you like a clear, fresh note, Hojicha loose leaf is for you. If you like a savory, richer flavor, you will enjoy Hojicha powder.  Hojicha powder is also great to use when making a latte or frappe.  Also great in baked goods.

Put 1/2 tsp. powder in a cup, add 8 oz hot water, about 170º F.  Stir well and enjoy!

30g pouch makes about 30 cups.

Net Weight: 30g/1.1 oz

Packaged in a BPA free & eco-friendly PCR (post consumer recycled) jar (3″x 3″).


Hojicha Frappe

Blend ½ C Simple syrup*, and ½ tsp. Hojicha powder in a blender until smooth.  Top off with Whipped Cream and drizzle with Hojicha Sauce (click link below for recipe).

*Simple Syrup—mix 1c sugar in 1c warm water until sugar dissolves completely.

Find more easy, delicious hojicha powder recipes here.


Additional Information

Weight 0.17 lbs
Dimensions 3 x 3 x 3.25 in
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