Taiyo’s Natural, Organic Matcha receives Non-GMO Project Verification

NGP Verification Mark

Taiyo is proud to announce that its USDA certified organic Matcha Powder has been Non-GMO Project Verified. Taiyo’s Matcha Powder is prepared under carefully controlled low temperatures in a GMP and FSSC Certified quality facility using only the highest quality pesticide-controlled leaves to assure compliance with stringent U.S. FDA residual pesticide regulations for tea.

“We are proud to achieve Non-GMO Project Verification, which validates our Matcha Powder’s quality and the integrity of our supply chain,” says Scott Smith, vice president of Taiyo International. “This confirms that Taiyo’s Matcha Powder is produced in compliance with rigorous best practices for GMO avoidance, including segregation and traceability to prevent contamination.”

Matcha Powder can be used as a unique refreshing flavor in beverages, dairy products and confections. Not only enjoyed for its rich flavor, Matcha is also a wholesome nutritious ingredient.  When treated with care, Matcha is a rich source of polyphenols, vitamins, minerals, fibers, chlorophyll and L-theanine.

“We chose to get Taiyo’s Matcha Powder Non-GMO Project Verified because we respect people’s right to know what is in their food and dietary supplements. We believe this verification offers the highest transparency about GMOs.”

Smith adds that, “We were excited to achieve Non-GMO Project Verification for Taiyo’s Matcha Powder as another benefit / competitive advantage for our customers. Taiyo is eager to assist all of its customers interested in using this Verification in their product labeling and marketing to get their product certified as well.”

For additional information about Organic Matcha Powder, visit www.taiyointernational.com/matcha.

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