Roasted tea? Absolutely! Our Hoji Cha is a twig tea roasted to warm, toasty perfection. As roasting lowers the caffeine content, it is an ideal choice for late afternoon and evenings. Origins: To prevent waste, a tea merchant in the 1920s began roasting leftover stems, twigs, and stalks over charcoal, creating this unique and delicious brew. Flavor Profile: Earthy, nutty, warm, toasty roasted notes. Caffeine: 35-75mg/8oz cup Health Benefits: All green teas contain powerful antioxidants known for fighting disease, specifically heart disease. Tea is a zero-calorie beverage, making it an ideal, delicious substitute for high-calorie drinks like soda and energy drinks. Ingredients: Organic Hoji Cha green twig tea from Japan.