We hope that you had a wonderful holiday season. Throughout the end of December, the Toro Matcha team traveled to Japan, so we wanted to share some of the highlights with you! Continue reading “A look back at our amazing trip to Japan”
“Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water –– and from sugary Turkish Rize tea to salty Tibetan butter tea, there are almost as many ways of preparing the beverage as there are cultures on the globe.”
Check out this TED-ed video talking about the history of tea! Continue reading “The History of Tea”
Matcha has a much higher antioxidant content compared to other “antioxidant-rich” foods. The ORAC scale (which measures the antioxidant capacity) shows that matcha is several times more antioxidant-rich than goji berries, blueberries, and acai berries. Many different molecules constitute the “antioxidants” definition, among which are beta-carotene, Continue reading “Antioxidants in Toro will keep the doctors away”
We’ve all experienced the love-hate relationship with coffee. You drink your favorite cup of coffee and everything is great for the first half an hour or so. You’re energetic, proud of yourself for being productive, and then bam! The caffeine spike hits. Everyone experiences it differently (apart from a few blessed individuals that don’t) but most people describe it as “jitters” or “nervousness”. Once you get past the spike, bam! It’s the “caffeine crash” and you Continue reading “Why you should ditch coffee for Toro Matcha”
Matcha is a traditional Japanese green tea that has been part of the exotic culture for a millennium. Buddhist monks discovered the tea’s extraordinary physical and mental benefits. In fact led to the incorporation of matcha into the heart of Japanese culture. Young leaf buds of Camellia sinensis are hand-picked at the peak of their ripeness and stone-ground into a vibrant green powder full of nutrients.
Since matcha is ground tea buds, you consume ALL Continue reading “Discover the incredible benefits of Matcha”