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Elora Tea

Sweet Blue Raspberry Matcha

Regular price $7.95 CAD
Regular price Sale price $7.95 CAD

Sweet and juicy raspberry flavor with a bright blue twist of color, from butterfly blue pea flower.

HEALTH PROPERTIES:  Very High in Anti-Oxidants


TEA SOURCING:  Ingredients sourced from Paraguay,Thailand, Japan, China

INGREDIENTS: Cane sugar, Butterfly blue pea flower, Green tea, Raspberry, Natural + artificial flavors.

ETHICS:  Ethical Tea Partnership and GMO free



Raspberries are red. So, what's up with blue raspberry? According to foodie lore, the idea for blue raspberry flavour was hatched in 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Legend maintains that a food processing company in that city, looking to separate their products from the rest of the pack, coloured raspberry juice, evidently to great acclaim. (I mean, here we are talking about it today.)

The bright blue food colouring they used to create blue raspberry was Brilliant Blue FCF - not the most natural of food additives. Thankfully, to create our version of this indelible delight - Sweet Blue Raspberry Matcha - we've taken a turn for the better, naturally. Specifically, in keeping with the spirit of innovation and helping this Sweet Matcha stand out from the rest, we've blended this one with Butterfly blue pea flowers, known for their ability to turn boiled water blue. To this we've added freeze dried raspberry pieces along with a dash of flavoring to create a deliciously sweet and playfully blue concoction suitable for sipping all day.

Meticulously crafted using our own, home-ground Matcha (yes, we mill our own matcha), Sweet Blue Raspberry Matcha is sure to capture the attention of your customers, the same way blue raspberry did the good people of Cincinnati, way back when. Cheers


BREWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR HOT TEA:  Place approximately half a teaspoon of Matcha in your cup. Infuse with 8oz/250ml of water heated to 80-85 degrees celcius, whisk briskly and enjoy.

BREWING INSTRUCTIONS FOR MATCHA LATTE:  Place half a teaspoon in a cup and infuse with water heated to 80-85 degrees.  Whisk until a smooth paste is formed.  Add steamed milk and sweeten to taste.  If you have a frother, froth away, but excellent results can be achieved by simply adding hot milk.