The fourth generation of tea business started in 1905, “Hattori Yoshiaki”handled green tea which is a special product of Shizuoka Prefecture.Since 1989, we have started cultivation of organic pesticides, and now we grow various varieties in green tea fields of 6 hectares. We would like to incorporate new technological progress into agriculture and propose new services to customers.
Our supply chain
As one of our outstanding features is we are not tea trader but tea farmers. Usually in Japan, tea business is divided into 3 sections: farmer, producer and seller.Our concept is we grow tea plants and sell them by ourselves. Ryutsu service operates all process under integrated production system.
To make good soil is the basis of making tea safe and reliable. The meanings making good soil is not to put much fertilizer but to fertilize the shortage only. This is way we commission the soil analysis to understandthe soil conditions. We just have to know that before to fertilize. There are differences that the nutrition fact is many or insufficient depending on places.
Quality and safety
We settle 2people having FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) who can manage a food safety preventive controls program in accordance with the Hazard-Analysis and Preventive Controls Rule of the US Food and Drug Administration
Third Party Quality Certification
Organic JAS Certification
A Japanese certification mark for organic products. A mark for agricultural products and processed foods which are produced in farms where chemical fertilizers or agrochemicals were not used for more than 3 years prior to harvest and only organic fertilizers such as compost was used.
An organic certification mark in the EU.
An organic certification mark in U.S.A