Organic Kukicha

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Origin:Shizuoka, Japan


Our Organic Kukicha is made from the stems of young tea leaves separated during our Organic Sencha Asamushi's refining process. Kukicha is often known as "stem tea" or called "twig tea". Since kukicha is made up of primarily stems, it has a higher concentration of L-theanine and lower amount of caffeine compared to leaf-only green teas. This gives it a natural sweetness and makes it a relaxing tea that can be enjoyed any time of day without inducing sleepiness. Our Organic Kukicha has a mildly sweet, refreshing vegetal flavor, and a pleasant fragrance.

Find a sample of this tea here.


Hot Brew Preparation

Icon of Tea Leaf 5g (1 Tbsp)
Icon of Water Droplet 12 oz (350 ml)
Icon of Stopwatch 1-2 min
Icon of Thermometer 175 °F+

Cold Brew Preparation

Icon of Tea Leaf 5g (1 Tbsp)
Icon of Water Droplet 12 oz (350 ml)
Icon of Stopwatch 10-15 min
Icon of Thermometer Ice Water


  • Organic Green Tea Stems
  • Bulk Size Net Weight: 1.0 lb (454g)
  • Package: Nitrogen flushed and vacuum sealed in foil bag

Product Reviews

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Organic kukicha

Very good kukicha. I cannot have green tea with high caffeine so this is perfect. Also the taste is still good unlike other kukicha brands I've tried.

My daily green

I first tried Sugimoto's Kukicha at a tea event in Portland and now it is my daily drinking tea! I love the flavor and that it is low in caffeine. In the summer I cold brew the second steeping for a refreshing pick me up in the afternoon. So happy to discover Sugimoto!

Delicious, I’m hooked!

I have fallen in love with the fresh grassy flavor of this organic green tea. Thanks Sugimoto Family!


I bought this tea because of it’s low caffeine content. I love the sweet smooth taste.

Perfect tea

I love this kukicha and I love that it is organic too. It really is a perfect kukicha, low in caffeine but strong in flavor. Perfect for people who love green tea. I sometimes add some matcha powder to my second steeping to give it a bit more flavor and caffeine. I could drink this everyday.

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