FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What Is Matcha?
Matcha is a finely ground green tea powder, made from specially cultivated green tea leaves. Matcha is packed with antioxidants, and drinking matcha is similar to drinking 10 cups of regular green tea in terms of nutritional value.
What Makes Matcha a Superfood?
Matcha has more antioxidants than gojiberries, dark chocolate, pomegranate, wild blueberries, acai berries, and broccoli combined, making it one of the most antioxidant-rich foods in the world. Unlike regular green tea, matcha is specially cultivated in the shade, which increases its chlorophyll content.
Does Matcha Contain Caffeine?
A serving of matcha has around 30mg caffeine per serving (1 tspn), whereas a cup of brewed coffee has roughly double this amount. The caffeine in matcha is released a lot more smoothly, providing energy for up to 6 hours. matcha also contains L-theanine, which prevents the anxiety and constant crashes you get drinking coffee.
How Long Will This Bag Last Me?
One bag of Matcha Oz has 30 servings. If you have one serving (one tsp) a day, one tin will last you the whole month.
How Long Does Matcha Stay Fresh Once Opened?
As with any tea, matcha will decrease in flavour and nutritional value over time. However, matcha won't 'go off', and you can store your matcha in the fridge after opening to keep it at its best.
Can This Be Used in Shakes and smoothies?
Matcha Oz is finely ground and is perfect for use in shakes and smoothies.
Can I Drink Matcha Whilst Pregnant?
Matcha contains caffeine, which is normally limited during pregnancy. One serving of matcha contains 30mg of caffeine, half the amount of a serving of coffee. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns.