With over 145 years in the business and with two high-ranking certified tea appraisers on staff, it’s safe to say that Marumo Mori Shoten knows tea. Not only are they able to procure the highest quality tea from around Japan, their expertise in heat processing and quality control enhances the flavor of the leaves to their full potential. Head to their retail store Chagama in central Shizuoka City to get a taste of the true versatility green tea has to offer. There are about 100 kinds of tea available — many of which you can try in-store — and experienced staff on hand to guide you through this fragrant and flavorful adventure.