Green tea is one of the fastest-growing segments inthe US specialty tea market due to continued media attention surrounding its abundant health benefits.Green tea is rich in EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate; one of nature's most potent antioxidants) and is gaining widespread popularity due to its natural ability to promote weight-loss and good health.
As a result of minimal processing, green tea retains its natural appearance and vibrant color as well as high levels of the plant's healthy properties. Green tea varies dramatically in flavor from grassy and sweet, to floral and fresh, to nutty and roasted.
Green tea tends to be the most difficult category to brew correctly and can easily go bitter. The brewing instructions (listed under the “Brewing Tips”) will help you achieve the best flavor.