Green tea appeared the earliest among the six major Chinese teas, having a drinking history of over 3,000 years. Historical records indicated that green tea originated in northern Sichuan and southern Shaanxi in China. Nowadays, China and Japan exist as the two largest green tea producers in the world. Tea processing methods and craftsmanship differ in these two places, that the fixation procedure becomes their key differentiator.
Green tea leaves appear emerald in colour while looking like between light green and emerald after brewing. Generally, green tea carries refreshing aroma of green plants such as vegetables, bean sprouts and wet grass etc.. Additionally, since green tea isn’t oxidated, it contains a much higher concentration of catechins than other five major types of tea, giving itself the freshest flavour among all.