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    【Fukuoka Mitsukoshi】 Commemorative products for 600th anniversary of birth of 『Yame Tea』

    2023/10/24 Fukuoka Mitsukoshi

    【Shop】Fukuoka Mitsukoshi
    【Location】Second basement Groceries/Koga Tea
    【Event Period】2023-10-17 to 2024-03-30

    Yame Tea sees its 600th birthday this year.
    It is said to have originated in 1423 (Muromachi period), when Zen master Eirin Shuzui returned from the Ming dynasty (which is now China), bringing back tea seeds to a place whose current address is Kasahara, Kurogi-machi, Yame City, Fukuoka Prefecture, and imparted the cultivation and manufacturing methods to Matsuo Tarogoro Hisaie, a then village headman. In commemoration of the 600th anniversary of the birth of Yame Tea, the product 『Yukyu Ippuku』 is available, which is a tea produced in cooperation with Mr. Shozaburo Matsuo, the 34th head of the Matsuo family as a descendant of Matsuo Tarogoro Hisaie, and with the help of employees of Iwataya Mitsukoshi in planting seedlings, caring for the tea garden and harvesting the tea.

    Enjoy an everlasting tea break at home.
    Yame Tea has unique sweetness and flavor; despite having a gentle taste, it leaves a refreshing aroma in its aftertaste.

    Commemorative products for 600th anniversary of birth of Yame Tea
    <Koga Tea> Yukyu Ippuku (75g) 1,620 yen
    Expiration date: 270 days from the production date

    ※Please consume it as soon as possible after opening the product container.
    ※Please store it at a cool, dark place with little moisture.
    ※Its storage in a refrigerator/freezer is not recommended.
    ※When taken out of the product container, the tea may have a degraded taste/aroma due to condensation caused by the difference between its temperature and room temperature.

    Gentle sweetness and rich flavor

    <Koga Tea>Newly-picked Yame Tea taken out of storehouse Gyokuro (80g) 2,160 yen
    Seasonal product (October to March)
    ※Expiration date: 270 days from the production date

    Full-bodied aroma

    <Koga Tea>Newly-picked Yame Tea taken out of storehouse Gyokuro (80g) 2,160 yen
    Seasonal product (October to March)
    ※Expiration date: 270 days from the production date

    ※Please consume it as soon as possible after opening the product container.
    ※Please store it at a cool, dark place with little moisture.
    ※Its storage in a refrigerator/freezer is not recommended.
    ※When taken out of the product container, the tea may have a degraded taste/aroma due to condensation caused by the difference between its temperature and room temperature.
    ※Some products are available in limited quantities; if the product that you would like is out of stock, please accept our apologies.
    ※All the prices shown here include the tax.