For long time, Tea leaves are being drunk by Japanese people
as Powdered or boiling down with raw,
as it is written in historical literature.
was revolutionally established by
Nagatani Soen（永谷宗円）in 1783.
widespreaded these green tea style to our Sayama area.
It is exactly beginning of Sayama Green Tea,
Amount of production of Tea leaves in Sayama
steadily increased,supported by vast consuming city, Edo（江戸）.
In 1858, Trade with foreign country started
and some ports was opened in Japan.
Yokohama port, near by Sayama area, was one of them.
Industry of Tea-leaves producing was highly developed because of that, also freedom of Job Selection and encouragement of Government.
But big amount of poor quality leaves took to distribute around there at the same time.
Then many farmers tried to maintain quality of Tea-leaves. Finally they succeeded in establishing
"Method of Sayama Green Tea Harvesting and Manufacturing Process"
It was characterized by
Sophisticated Harvesting and Strong Tea heating
In High Economic Growth era during 1960's~1970's,
Population of Tokyo was numerously expanded with immigration from regional area.
According to increase of population,
Consumption of Tea leaves increased.
Consequently, Sayama Green Tea came to be
most famous Green Tea brand in Japan
according with Kyoto and Shizuoka
by the effect of urbanization,
Both production amount and homeland of
tea leaves in Sayama are decreasing.
Now we are making effort
to be great sight-seeing area.
Founder of Sayama Green Tea
Opening of Yokohama Port in 1858