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Certified Organic Japanese Matcha Powder

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Good Ingredients Approved
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Organic Product (Certified)
Palm Oil Free
100% Wholefood Source
Vegan
Pregnancy / Breastfeeding Friendly
GMO Free
Heavy Metals Tested
Dairy Free
Raw
Artificial Flavour Free
Artificial Sweetener Free
BPA-Free Packaging
Recyclable Packaging
Vegetarian
Sugar Free
Filler Free
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Highlights

BioBalance Certified Organic Japanese Matcha Powder is made from green tea leaves which are carefully hand-grown in the shady highland valleys of Japan. The ancient practice of blocking out sunlight for 20 days before harvest concentrates the production of amino acids, catechins and antioxidants, to bring out a strong natural green colour, and a milder, pleasant, and fresh taste.  When you consume matcha powder you ingest the entire leaf and receive 100% of the nutrients like chlorophyll (which supports your body in eliminating heavy metals and chemicals), antioxidants and amino acids in every sip or sprinkle. Just think: one teaspoon of matcha tea powder contains 137 times more antioxidants than regular green tea*. The Buddhist monks popularised matcha tea around the 11th Century, and to this day the Japanese people enjoy the slow and graceful process of creating and brewing the perfect cup of tea.

Each batch of BioBalance Certified Organic Japanese Matcha Powder is fully tested here in New Zealand for heavy metal and radiation contamination to ensure it is safe to mix into your daily routine.

  • High in antioxidants
  • Immunity & general well-being
  • Mental clarity and focus

Enjoy your daily Zen moment. Kampai!

*Study by Dr Dj Weiss and CR Anderton, 2003: “Determination of catechins in matcha green tea by micellar electrokinetic chromatography”

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding please consult your healthcare professional before using this product.
  • Always read the label and use as directed, supplementary to a balanced diet.
  • Or as directed by a healthcare professional.
  • Store below 30°C in a dark, dry place.
  • Keep out of reach of children.

TAPS Code: PP9222

  • Contains caffeine. Caution for children and people who are sensitive to caffeine.

Adults and children over 12 years: Take up to 1 teaspoon (5g) daily.

Mix well with hot or cold water as a tea on its own, add to baking or cooking, or add to smoothies, sprinkle on yoghurt, ice-cream or on your lattes and chocolate bliss balls for an extra healthy hit.

It’s natural that the matcha powder will oxidise when it’s exposed to light. Store the powder as airtight as possible to decrease this process. Another way to keep it fresh for longer is to store it in the fridge.

Matcha powder contains small amounts of caffeine. Don’t exceed the daily recommended dosage.

Japanese matcha green tea powder, Certified Organic 5,000mg


How is BioBalance Certified Organic Matcha grown?

Before each manual harvest in May, the green tea plants are covered in vinyl sheets (it was straw once upon a time) for up to six weeks, rendering vast green fields entirely black, quite a sight from above. This ancient practice of blocking out the sunlight concentrates the levels of chlorophyll, a green antioxidant pigment which supports your body in eliminating heavy metals and chemicals. The practice of shading the leaves also concentrates the production of L-theanine – an amino acid which supports concentration and focus and when combined with matcha’s modest caffeine content.

The two leaves at the tip of each new shoot – the greenest and most tender – are the only ones picked. They are steamed to preserve colour and nutrient density, then dried in large cages equipped with heated blowers. Once dry, they are graded before moving on to the laborious and time-consuming task of destemming and deveining. The leaves that make it through this rigorous process are called tencha, the quality of which varies widely. After a period of refrigeration, the leaves are ground into the very fine powder known as matcha, using large granite wheels that rotate gently and slowly to avoid scorching. It is this grinding process from which matcha – literally, “ground tea” gets its name.

 

 

  • High in antioxidants
  • Immunity & general well-being
  • Mental clarity and focus
  • Radiation-tested
  • Dairy & gluten Free
  • No heavy metals
  • Vegan
  • Non-GMO 

Reviews

5 out of 5
(Out of 13 Total Reviews)
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Sue
02-09-2019 18:43:28
Matcha Powder
02-09-2019 18:43:28
It’s ok but I doubt I would order it again.

Hannah
31-07-2019 16:59:53
Love it!
31-07-2019 16:59:53
First time consistently taking matcha and I really like the calm subtle energy it brings. I\'ve noticed it has stopped my cravings and I\'m not overeating anymore. Also hoping to see some fat burning results alongside the HIIT workouts and running I\'ve been doing. Perhaps wishful thinking but I know it aids thermogenesis.

Sofia
08-02-2019 12:42:00
Cant live without!
08-02-2019 12:42:00
I'm in love with this matcha! Litteraly can't function without it. Subtle and calm but definite energy booster! My partner and I find we are much more productive when we ad a teaspoon of match a our day! Mixed with cocoa= treaty!!

Michael
31-12-2018 19:01:05
Best matcha ever!
31-12-2018 19:01:05
Great tasting matcha! It is very fresh, smells amazing, and tastes amazing too!

Trisha
25-07-2018 20:49:56
My prefered tea!
25-07-2018 20:49:56
This matcha green tea is delicious. I drink 3 cups a day. I carry it in my hand bag so I can drink it when I'm out during the day. It's an added bonus that its organic!

Mel
10-11-2017 18:40:20
Love it
10-11-2017 18:40:20
Have purchased twice now, really good both as a drink and used in baking. Tastes delicious with some honey! Great price and lasted me quite a while

Trisha
09-11-2017 01:47:21
My favourite tea
09-11-2017 01:47:21
I was so pleased to find this great product. I prefer matcha green tea to any other variety of green tea. Lovely flavor!

monika
20-10-2017 00:27:42
yes yes
20-10-2017 00:27:42
I am trying to quit coffee as it makes me shaky and sweaty and matcha is doing a great job, I have up to one teaspoon every morning in smoothie and it keeps me awake and alert for long time, I am so happy with this product, again Bio Balance wins against other brands :)

Tim
20-09-2017 17:57:17
Great Product
20-09-2017 17:57:17
Takes me right back to Japan. Taste good too.
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