Green Tea Varieties


Green Tea Varieties

Types of green tea: Overview and infos on major green tea varieties, from Sencha, Bancha, Matcha, Gyokuro to Chun Mee, Gunpowder, Lung Ching and Mao Feng.

Huge amounts of types of green tea worldwide

It is reported that there we more than 8000 types of green teas in ancient China. Nowadays, it is estimated that no less than 1500 types of green teas are existing. This large variety of teas is mainly concentrated around China and Taiwan, whereas Japan’s production is focused on a relatively narrow range of  specific varieties.

The world production of green tea is focused on the following countries.