Our History Jugetsudo

The history of Jugetsudo
Maruyama Nori supplies tea under the
brand name of Jugetsudo

Japanese tea shop Jugetsudo was started by the laver merchant Maruyama Nori founded in 1854. 160 years of tradition and experience pursuing the highest quality ingredients along with the spirit of "Cha-Zen" promises an enjoyable fragrance of tea that will both stimulate your senses while providing a sense of comfort.

The meaning of the name Jugetsudo

From ancient times, the Japanese have been attuned to the worship of nature, knowing how to savor its beauty, as for example, the view of the moon rising in the sky and glowing onto the mountain slope, reflecting in the water... While contemplating this backdrop, they would write poems and have tea, and present offerings to the full moon at harvest time...

Jugetsudo means “the place from where one looks at the moon.” At the time we founded Jugetsudo, we had in mind this sentiment towards nature so particular to the Japanese heart of deeply savoring the existence and the passing of the seasons.

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