New to the OU: Maruyama Tea Corporation: Tasty Cups of Tradition and Health

If you’re among the health conscious, you’ve no doubt heard about the benefits of green tea. While many are first discovering this antioxidant powerhouse, the Japanese have long considered it their favorite beverage. Apparently, consumers across the globe are joining the green tea party.

Thanks to Maruyama Tea Corporation, millions of green tea lovers in 50 countries across are enjoying a taste of Japan’s finest green teas including Gyokuro, Sencha, Genmaicha, Hojicha, Kukicha and Matcha.

The company has been harvesting green teas for centuries in the fertile ground of Kakegawa, Shizuoka. Today, Maruyama combines the richness of tradition with the facility of innovation; it conducts extensive research into creating high-quality soil, as well as state-of-the art cultivation and manufacturing methods

In line with Maruyama’s quest to deliver the highest quality products, the company places high value its OU Kosher certification. Mr. Katsuhisa Maruyama, president of Maruyama Tea Corporation views OU-Kosher certification as “the icing for our business cake.”

“We strive to introduce the taste of Japanese Tea and culture to the rest of the world,” he says. “And OU Kosher is the world’s largest and most widely recognized kosher certification agency, certifying over 800,000 products produced in more than 8,500 plants located in 100 countries around the world.”

Maruyama regards Japanese Green Teas’ power to heal, protect, and refresh as a Divine gift to mankind. It asserts that it manufactures its tea blends not solely in the interest of commerce, but also as an invaluable human service.

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