Turning the bowl: a blog

Kagoshima field notes: Organic tea cultivation

Kagoshima field notes: Organic tea cultivation

A visit to Kagoshima enriched our understanding of sustainable methods for growing organic delicious Cuzen matcha leaves.

Kagoshima field notes: Organic tea cultivation

A visit to Kagoshima enriched our understanding of sustainable methods for growing organic delicious Cuzen matcha leaves.

Cuzen Matcha is Whole30 approved

Cuzen Matcha is Whole30 approved

Thanks to our commitment to 100% organic, whole leaves, Cuzen Matcha is now a Whole30 approved partner. 

Cuzen Matcha is Whole30 approved

Thanks to our commitment to 100% organic, whole leaves, Cuzen Matcha is now a Whole30 approved partner. 

Talking with Japanese calligrapher, Aoi Yamaguchi

Talking with Japanese calligrapher, Aoi Yamaguchi

Both innovator and master, the collaborating artist on our Sumi Black launch brings depth to design.

Talking with Japanese calligrapher, Aoi Yamaguchi

Both innovator and master, the collaborating artist on our Sumi Black launch brings depth to design.

Meet Naoto, our mechanical engineer

Meet Naoto, our mechanical engineer

With tea farming roots and an unflappable commitment to UX, Naoto was the best man for the job.

Meet Naoto, our mechanical engineer

With tea farming roots and an unflappable commitment to UX, Naoto was the best man for the job.

Picking ichibancha

Picking ichibancha

Learn from the Cuzen team members that handpicked first harvest with our Kirishima farming partners.

Picking ichibancha

Learn from the Cuzen team members that handpicked first harvest with our Kirishima farming partners.

Home of Cuzen Matcha leaves

Home of Cuzen Matcha leaves

Our matcha leaves begin with premium Kirishima soil and are preserved with an innovative and intentional process. Here is our photo story with pictures and descriptions from the farm.

Home of Cuzen Matcha leaves

Our matcha leaves begin with premium Kirishima soil and are preserved with an innovative and intentional process. Here is our photo story with pictures and descriptions from the farm.

A woman in kimono is holding a bamboo water ladle at a traditional tea ceremony

A guide to ceremonial grade matcha

Learn the difference between the unstandardized “ceremonial grade” label and authentic, ceremonial-worthy qualities.

A guide to ceremonial grade matcha

Learn the difference between the unstandardized “ceremonial grade” label and authentic, ceremonial-worthy qualities.

How to prepare the best matcha latte

How to prepare the best matcha latte

The secret to a perfect latte is perfect matcha. Here’s how we like to prepare ours.

How to prepare the best matcha latte

The secret to a perfect latte is perfect matcha. Here’s how we like to prepare ours.

Matcha tea farm in Kirishima, Japan

Single origin matcha

Defining single origin matcha, understanding why it’s special, and appreciating blended matcha, too.

Single origin matcha

Defining single origin matcha, understanding why it’s special, and appreciating blended matcha, too.