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Green Tea Video Documentary

Green Tea Video Documentary Filmed in Shizuoka Japan in 2005


green tea documentary<< Left: A cameraman from The Discovery Channel films harvesting taking place in the same green tea field where many of O-Cha.com Shizuoka green teas are grown.

In September of 2005, O-Cha.com was contacted by producers from The Discovery Channel for assistance in producing a green tea video documentary. Production started on October 4th, 2005 in the fields and factory of O-Cha.com's main green tea supplier in Shizuoka, Japan.

 

green tea in Shizuoka Japan<<Left: Filming taking place at the green tea field adjacent to the factory.

After filming the main growing fields, the crew moved on to the factory, picking up additional footage at a growing area adjacent to the factory before heading inside. In the documentary, O-Cha.com founder and President Kevin Moore shows the stages of green tea production, from harvest through rolling and drying.

 

filming green tea documentary<<Left: Preparing for the segment on the Japanese Tea Ceremony. 

The tea ceremony house located at the Ocha-no-Sato green tea museum in Kanaya, Shizuoka provided the perfect setting for the segment on the Japanese tea ceremony.

 

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Above: Green Tea Processing

Here is the final video...