New! Limited Edition Shincha Okuhikari

Limited Edition Shincha Okuhikari is a tea that arrived into our world by surprise! From a farm in the Kiewa Valley in North East Victoria, this green tea is derived from a variety of tea plant called Okuhikari, which is …

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What are the health benefits of green tea?

For centuries, green tea has been regarded as one of the healthiest drinks in the world. And today, a vast array of health claims are made about green tea, but how much of it stacks up? Well, there are three …

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Caffeine in our green teas

If you’ve ever wondered which of our green teas have more caffeine than others, read on. Some people drink tea as an alternative to coffee, but there’s caffeine in tea too! We frequently get emails asking which of our teas …

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Now Available at David Jones

We’re excited to announce that we’re now stocked in seven David Jones stores! It was a year in the making and we couldn’t be happier to be part of the DJs family and their awesome food and beverage offering.  You …

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Why is green tea so healthy?

Green tea has long been hailed as the healthiest beverage in the world, but what is it about green tea that sees this humble drink repeatedly topping “world’s healthiest foods” charts? Originating in China over 2,000 years ago (although now …

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strawberry mint iced tea recipe

Matcha Explained

What is matcha? Simply put, matcha is stone-milled powdered green tea, but there’s so much more to it than that! matcha is the ceremonial and highly prized tea of the Japanese. They have been making and drinking matcha for decades, …

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Strawberry and Mint Iced Tea Recipe

Here’s a simple and quick iced tea recipe using our Houjicha green tea as the base. Houjicha is very versatile and pairs well with citrus fruits, like oranges, lemons, or limes and also fruits, like peaches or berries so please …

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Partner Cafe: BION Societé, Camperdown

Camperdown is our neighbouring suburb and has been a little neglected nook of the Inner West to date, but thankfully things are starting to change. When we noticed a smart looking new cafe open on Layton Street we pretty much …

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A green tea beer called Otaku

Life is full of surprises and we’re pretty much always up for doing interesting things, so when a friend (Oscar), who brews beer in Newtown’s resident brewery (Young Henry’s) called and said they needed green tea for a craft beer …

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To thee I do wed

While I was perusing Zed and Bee’s blog the other day I came across this wedding.  As you know, at Perfect South we love discovering the fusion of anything Japanese and Australian and who doesn’t like a love story?  The …

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Harvest Deli opening in Newrybar

One of our favourite places to visit when on holidays up the coast is Harvest Cafe, which resides in a little village called Newrybar, near Bangalow in northern New South Wales.  We were there last week and our trip coincided …

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A simple business that captured our hearts

Simple ideas are often the most inspired and business ideas don’t get much more inspired than this. An article about ManCans recently caught our eye.  We have a man tea (Houjicha) and we thought ManCans (man-scented candles for men) was …

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