Toyama, Japan

Wikipedia: Toyama_Prefecture 

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About Toyama, Japan | Styles of Tea Produced in Toyama, Japan | Examples of Toyama, Japan

About Toyama, Japan

Toyama(富山) is a prefecture in Japan, locating on the North-facing central coast of Honshu, the largest island of Japan. It is bordered to the south by Gifu.

Toyama is not well-known for tea production, but does produce some tea, which can occasionally be purchased in the West. The region is a major producer of rice and also is important for the fisheries along its coast. In tea, Toyama produces batabancha, an unusual type of bancha that we classify as a dark tea because it uses fermentation during its production.

Styles of Tea Produced in Toyama, Japan

This is a selection, not an exhaustive listing, of the styles of tea most commonly produced in Toyama, Japan.

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