An article (“I want to introduce the taste of Japanese Tea at World Tea Expo”) about Kurihara-san of Kurihara Seicha was published by the Asahi Shimbun Newspaper on June 24, 2011. An ITFA tea farmer, Kurihara-san took part in the ITFA’s booth at the World Tea Expo in June.
Kurihara-san and his family has been cultivating and processing tea since his grandfather started the farm.
Based in the Yame region of Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, Kurihara Seicha produces Yame-cha, one of the most famous regional teas in Japan.
“I want to introduce the attraction of Japanese tea that connect people to people,” said Kurihara-san when asked why he took part in World Tea Expo.
Find out more about the World Tea Expo here.