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Tea is a flavored drink popular in Japan and Japanese people pay attention to it conservation. The main issue of tea storage conditions, therefore Japanese Temple offers all kind of tea boxes sealed, in metal or in wahsi paper. 

A Japanese tea box to preserve the flavors of your favorite tea

The tea ceremony, called Chanoyu in Japanese is a vertiable art for centuries in Japan. Tea is considerated as a delicate, precious and refined drink. The importance of tea in Japanese culture is anchored in their culture which highlight the secret of tea preparation; a good storage conditions to preserve all its aromas and flavors.

The tea cannot expire but it can "spoil", so some precautions need to be taken to ensure the proper conservation of these leaves. It is necessary to store loose tea in airtight and opaque tea boxes. Indeed, tea is sensitive to light, heat, humidity and strong odors. Exposing it to air and light would risk oxidizing the leaves and thus reducing the aroma they contain. In contact with humidity, the leaves could mold and loose their flavors. If you store your tea in the kitchen, avoid damp places, sources of heat and spices or other food that emit smells and could permeate the tea.

What type of Japanese tea box to choose?

Green teas have a better taste when consumed within 12 months after picking. For excellent preservation of your tea, Japanese Temple advises to store it in metal tea boxes with a double lid. These airtight boxes protect your tea from light, humidity and odors. . Japanese washi paper tea tins also make perfect containers for your loose tea. Tea boxes are often very pretty, decorated with Japanese motifs and add a colorful Japanese touch to your kitchen decor.

A tip to keep your tea for even longer:

When buying tea loose in large quantities, divide it into several small boxes to limit oxidation on contact with air each time you open the box.