Source: © PR Times Inc. / © D-matcha Chocolate Sampler Has World’s Most Intense Matcha Chocolates At 24% Concentration 2018-01-31 Wed 2018-01-31 Wed Ah, matcha, that concentrated essence of green tea, rich in antioxidants and vitamin C. Healthy, invigorating, satisfying, and so good with desserts... Source: © PR Times / © d-matcha Matcha mania is still in full swing. We've heard about double-concentrated matcha Kit Kats, and the world's most concentrated green tea ice cream at the gelato shop Nanaya. Now, from the D-Matcha company in Kyoto, comes a new contender to satisfy the most demanding of matcha maniacs. Source: © PR Times / © d-matcha Perfect for the Valentine's Day season, this sampler of matcha chocolates called "Matcha Choco Tabekurabe Set" contains not one, but five different varieties running the spectrum of intensities, beginning with the most modest 3% concentration, and running up to the extreme level of 24% concentration. As far as chocolates are concerned, they are surely the world's most intense, as their press release describes them: "At this point, it's like eating pure matcha." Source: © PR Times / © d-matcha Using matcha fabricated from the prized Okumidori cultivar of green tea which represents only 3% of all green tea produced in Japan, these chocolates are of the finest quality. You can buy them in boxes of 6 pieces at 800 JPY or 12 pieces at 1,500 JPY. Source: © PR Times / © d-matcha Let's take a closer look at the varieties: 3%: Vivid matcha color, it leaves a hint of matcha taste in your mouth. 6%: Standard matcha chocolate, a perfect balance of chocolate and matcha. 12%: Color like concentrated green tea. You can taste the rich bitterness of matcha. 18%: Matcha lovers will drool. You'll taste intense matcha flavor with the first bite. 24%: One bite is equivalent to a full mug of matcha tea. The intensity is like eating pure matcha. Hojicha: Fragrant roasted hojicha. A favorite with all ages. Source: © PR Times / © d-matcha D-matcha painstakingly grows its own tea in Wazuka, Kyoto, one of the top Uji tea-producing regions in the world. They run their own cafe and store where they sell products featuring their prized crop. Source: © PR Times / © d-matcha You can visit their website here to find out more about their address, opening hours and find a link to their online shop where they'll begin selling their "Matcha Choco Tabekurabe Set" from February. By - grape Japan editorial staff. Source:© PR Times Inc. / © D-matcha / © D-matcha Tags: Chocolates / concentrated / D-matcha / Gift / Green Tea / green tea chocolate / Intense / Kyoto / Matcha / matcha chocolate / Okumidori / Uji / Valentine's Day / Valentine's Day chocolate / Wazuka grape Japan Culture Chocolate Sampler Has World’s Most Intense Matcha Chocolates At 24% Concentration Related Article Tully’s Japan blends traditional Japanese flavors with Kuromitsu Kinako Matcha Latte Try Gold Leaf-Covered Matcha Gelatos For A Lavish Spin To Your Usual Ice Cream Cone Blue Bottle Coffee has created a very unique treat with a Japanese confectionary shop in Kyoto! Photographer Explores Kyoto Shrine and Finds Tiny Hidden World Historic Kyoto teahouse’s elegant matcha hydrangea parfaits return for Japan’s rainy season Cafe OHZAN’s kawaii New Year sweets are available to order online!