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Sazen Tea Co. Ltd. is a Kyoto-based company operating in Japan.
Our commercial activities consist of distributing teas and tea making accessories, while representing quality and reliability.
Beside our own exclusive products we are also offering the works of acknowledged Japanese craftsmen and rare ceramics in our portfolio.

Our Story

Once upon a time there was a small country in Central-Europe called Hungary, where one day a Japanese man and a Hungarian woman walked next to each other as strangers. They now walk together, as a family, along the way of tea.

Sazen Tea was founded in 2014 by Motonari Jotatsu (historian, Japanese tea instructor, Chinese tea advisor) and his wife, Agnes Balogh. Its goal is to provide high-quality teas and tea utensils, and to spread the greatness of tea culture.

Our Thoughts

Motonari Jotatsu

„With the help and support of our partners we strive with utmost dedication and persistence to reach our goal: provide real, genuine, high-quality selected tea worldwide.” (Motonari)

Agnes Balogh

„Through our website we hope to help people realise that tea is a divine gift, a great treasure of nature, that helps us truly live life. I believe that the experience of tea drinking gives comfort, conveys joy and helps live a healthy life both physically and mentally.” (Agnes)

Our Values

Best offer

High quality yet reasonably priced tea products.
We offer our products at prices true to Japanese domestic retail costs, so they are the most authentic prices in the world.

Wide range

A wide range of professional tea utensils to produce tea with the fullest flavor.
Our comprehensive range of utensils will accommodate your every tea need, as our mission is to provide all the requirements to enjoy for tea culture.

High quality

Products are sourced from respected traditional tea factories and skilled artisans across Japan.
We have strong connections with Japanese companies who have over a hundred years' experience making tea products. All utensils are selected and tested by the company owner, an industry professional.


Company details:
Sazen Tea Co. Ltd.
Established: 2014
Company owner and CEO: Motonari Jotatsu
Managing Director: Agnes Balogh


Head office & Warehouse
Enmado-Cho 222-1
Tel: +81 77 585 9661, Fax: +81 77 584 4110


We trust that our portfolio will meet your demands and look forward to receiving your order.

Webdesign: Agnes Balogh
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