How can I get rid of matcha clumps?
We understand that sipping clumps of matcha isn't ideal - we, too, prefer a smooth, clump-free cup. The best way to avoid clumps is to sift your matcha through a stainless steel tea strainer or sieve.
PRO TIP: Pre-sift your matcha before service
Save time and increase efficiency by pre-sifting our wholesale matcha into airtight containers before the day's service. Be sure to pre-sift only what you'll use for the day.
It's a super easy step that only takes a few seconds. Simply place the stainless steel strainer over your cup or tea bowl and use a tea scoop (or spoon) to gently sift the matcha.
I'm sifting but there are still large clumps of matcha in my drink...
Don't worry, we're here for you! If you are sifting your matcha and still finding that large clumps of matcha make it into your drink we recommend making a matcha shot that you would then pour into your drink of choice.
Crafting a matcha shot (one serving of matcha and 2 oz of warm water) is a helpful method to ensure that large clumps are broken down evenly. A mistake we often see is when a serving of matcha is placed into 6-8 ounces of liquid, then blended. Blending matcha into a smaller amount water (or milk), then pouring into your drink will almost always ensure a smooth, clump-free experience.
Where can I get a stainless steel sifter?
All about #KnowYourMatcha:
Know Your Matcha is a campaign born out of our desire to share knowledgeable matcha education. We wanted to invite our passionate community of wholesale partners into the conversation; busting many matcha myths and misinformation that currently lives on the web. We hope you and your team find this information helpful. We welcome any questions or comments that may arise. Feel free to drop us a line and let us know what's on your mind. You can reach Robert, our Director of Foodservice at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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