This tea producer was established in the Genroku period (1688-1704). Kyujiro Koyama, the founder, began all the processes from cultivation to manufacturing of tea in Ogura-no-sato, Uji. For generations, they have continued to work hard to improve products. Their superb tea is awarded a prize at the Grand National Tea Exhibition almost every year. The quality of their tea is so high it is selected by “iemoto” or grand tea masters, Japanese restaurants and tea lovers.