Matcha tea leaves grows in shaded tea plantations in Japan. The tea leaves are then dried and ground by granite stones into a very fine powder. The powder can be used in a variety of different drinks from the tea itself with water, to lattes, juice shots and cooking. The result is a creamy, full bodied green tea. One gram of Matcha is equivalent to 15 cups of green tea such is the levels of antioxidants levels in Matcha.