Tea Museum
Japanese green tea museum

Japanese green tea production areas

Japanese tea production spreaded in suitable areas in end of 19th century because of Japan opened market to overseas and export two main products, silk material and Japanese green tea. @
Japanese green tea plantation area is increased between 60,000ha and 50,000ha in beginning of 20th century.

It was recovered to the level of beginning of 20th century in 1960th. In 1980, that area is 61,000ha and In 1998 that area is 60,000ha. Major Japanese green tea production areas are Aichi prefecture(Mikawa tea), Ibaragi prefecture (Okukujicha, Sarushima cha), Kagoshima prefecture (Kagoshima tea), Kyoto prefecture (UPI tea), Gifu prefecture(Mino tea), Kumamoto prefecture (Higo tea), Kouch prefecture (Tosa tea), Saitama prefecture ( Sayama tea), Saga prefecture( Ureshino tea), Siga prefecture(Omi tea) Sizuoka prefecture (Sizuoka tea), Nagasaki prefecture ( Sonogi tea), Nara prefecture(Yamato tea) Fukuoka prefecture ( Yame tea), Mie prefecture( Ise tea), Miyazaki prefecture,(Hyuga tea).

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