From the producer:
FINEST CULINARY GRADE MATCHA imported directly from Japan where it is grown with great care, pride, and historic tradition. We studied the finest Matcha in Japan before choosing this exceptional selection
100% USDA ORGANIC and JAS (Japanese Agricultural Organic Standard) Certified. Conforms with the pickiest standards for premium Matcha Tea and consumer safety. Fresh, safe, delicious.
SMOOTH FLAVOR NEVER BITTER like lesser grade Matcha from China. This is grown in the shade and selectively handpicked. Not bitter like many other teas. Only the finest Japanese Matcha makes it into our tea.