Who we are
Hitotema literally means "a hand and time." It represents the extra effort and the intent to improve a simple experience.
We selected a variety of superior, first harvest teas such as Sencha Chiran, Kabusecha, Kamairicha, and more.
Whether it is to serve on special occasions or to enjoy on a daily basis, we are committed to offer a unique experience.
Our founder Takumi C. Maruyama, shares with you his expertise and his avant-garde vision to redefine the essence of tea in our daily life.
Japanese green tea distinguish itself from other teas on three fronts:
Taste, Health benefits, and Preparation.
Its manufacturing process allows the preservation of the flavors and molecular properties of the tea leaf.
Moreover, Japanese green tea is recognized to be rich in antioxidants.
Its preparation is simple yet intricate.
We aspire in finding a balance between tradition, science and the simplicity of an optimal infusion.
Discover how much caffeine, theanine, and antioxidants your tea contains. Only at Hitotema.
Find out about our producers
Hitotema green teas are farmed in the respect of Japanese culture, on fertile lands, cultivated by our Tea Masters themselves. To guarantee an unparalleled freshness and an incomparable quality, all our teas are made from the young buds of our first harvests of the year.
Hioki Region, KagoshimaFarmed at an altitude of 100 metres on a volcanic plateau, the tea plants blossom on a soil rich in minerals. These exceptional conditions, allow the tea leaves to be packed with flavors and nutrients.
Kirishima Region, KagoshimaFarmed at an altitude of 400 metres, at the foot of the Mount Kurinodake. The young tea buds grow being nurtured by the pure water that flows down its hillside. A later harvest in this region allows the tea plants to be denser in flavors and nutrients.