We offer an extensive range of high quality loose leaf green teas, including Chinese green tea and Japanese green tea.
It can be challenging to buy green tea online. Some assurance as to the quality and value we offer when you buy green tea from our online store:
At Valley Green Tea, we offer a wide range of fresh loose leaf, organic and non-organic, premium quality green teas sourced directly from tea farmers in China for your enjoyment and health.
Green tea is the only class of teas that are unfermented. It is also the biggest class of Chinese teas. There are more than 300 varieties in the record and many folk teas have not yet been documented. Fresh green teas are packed with natural antioxidant and well known for their luscious refreshing taste and numerous health benefits. Buying the right green teas to suit your needs can take some experiment and experience sometimes, as a cup of tea for one person may not be the one for the next. Try a few in small amount and find out which ones you like best.
The best green teas are the fresh teas. Premium green teas are highly sensitive to its environment such as high temperature and foreign odours. Once they are exposed to unsatisfactory conditions, their quality deteriorates rapidly and manifest changes in their appearance, aroma, taste and benefits.
Valley Green Tea supplies premium quality seasonal green teas sourced directly from growers and plantations in traditional tea producing regions of China, stored optimaly (refrigerated) after harvest for fast delivery in Australia and world wide.
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We believe the quality of the green teas we supply is second to none on the currently market outside of China.
Many health benefits have been reported in recent years to be associated with drinking green tea, largely attributed to a group of active biochemical compound 'catechins' in the tea leaves. These benefits include:
Chinese green teas are roasted/baked, have a slightly ‘nutty’ flavour and use full leaves, selected for differing quality grades. Japanese green teas are mainly steam-softened, then dried, often have a a ‘raw green’ taste instead of roasted aroma, come in various forms such as powder and paste, use mature as well as broken leaves and may have additions such as rice bubbles
The founder of the business, En Jie, grew up in the tea country of China - the Fu-Jian province. Through her personal connection and net work, we are able to source the top quality premium Chinese green teas directly from the tea farmer. She event visits these tea farmers on a regular base to inspect the plantations, exchange opinions and re-enforce the mutual trust and understanding.
We are proud of the range and quality we offer and seek to expend to bring the real green tea experiences to our customers.
We understand the concerns of our customers, in both health and environment aspects. Although we only source our products from responsible and environmental concious suppliers, we have been actively sourcing and expending our organic green tea range to offer a complete organic experience.
All our organic green teas are plantation organic certified - we obtain the organic certificates from our suppliers and request for updates on a regular base.
We also offer a range of Japanese style green teas such as: Sencha, Genmaicha and Matcha.