Hoji Cha is Japanese bancha green tea stems and leaf that are roasted. The roasting gives this tea a nutty, warming aroma and flavor. Hoji Cha has half the caffeine due to the fact that it has tea and stems.
The tea master where this tea is made was recently awarded Top Tea Connoisseur in Japan. This company bypasses the government tea auctions and purchases their tea directly from the farmers. The advantage to this is the tea farmers get a higher price for their tea and the tea manufacturer knows the tea source.
Japanese green tea.