Perfect for those who are sensitive to caffeine, SABŌ is a Japanese tea label offering high quality, non or very low caffeine organic teas, selected by Makio McDonald.
Bancha Aki & Genmai from Nara, Japan
Bancha ‘Aki’ and toasted puffed-brown rice, (Genmai). The fresh slightly bitter Bancha ‘Aki’ tea is complimented by the toasted sweetness of the Genmai rice. Very low caffeine content.
Hojicha from Kyoto, Japan
Naturally grown with no fertiliser. This Hojicha is made by roasting Sencha at a very high temperature. It has an easy to drink smoky aroma and taste and is very low in caffeine.
Mugi Cha from Ishikawa, Japan
This organic barley tea has been gently roasted at a low temperature to enhance its mild flavour. No caffeine.
Sannen Bancha from Nara, Japan
Organic Sannen Bancha is the stem of the tea plant which has been picked only after three years. It is then slowly roasted over a wood burning fire. After which it is rested for over 6 months. It is a warming tea, very low in caffeine.
Soba Cha from Nagano, Japan
Roasted buckwheat tea. It has a mild toasted flavour. It contains a large amount of the antioxidant lutin. It can be used to sprinkle on salads straight from the package or, once brewed can be cooked with rice. Naturally no caffeine.