Hagimura Seicha

About Us

Hagimura SeichaInc.

TEL +81-59-329-2204
FAX +81-59-329-2460
Address 3285 Suizawa-Cho Yokkaichi City Mie Pref. Japan, 512-1105
Business Hours 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m. Mon.-Sat.
Established in 1962 (Company incorporated in 1982)
Annual Turnover App. 700,000,000 JPY (as of 2015)
Representative Director Shigemi Hagimura
Number of Employees About 15 (Regularly employed)
Our Plant

Kawasaki Kiko

240tk x 1 line

1 ton of raw tea leaves produced per hour at a line

180k moga x 1 line

Line 240k modified

New line of kamairi (tencha-like moga)

Machine by Yamamasu Tea Manufacture Machinery

Finishing Plant

- Finishing line including overall finishing machine
- Two electronic color-sorting machines
- Extreme infrared radiation heating machine
- Drum heating machine
, etc.

Machine by Ikeda Seicha Machinery

Tencha line x 2

Cooperative Farm Management

Our company original

Tencha x 3 lines

Additionally installed in 2002

Tencha x 2 lines

Additionally installed in 2011

Tencha x 4 lines

Additionally installed in 2013

Operating Area 110ha including contracted farming (47ha owned by Company)
Representative Director and President Hagimura Shigemi

About Us

Suizawa-cho, which is located Yokkaichi-city, Mie prefecture at the base of Suzuka mountains have made teas since early times and is famous for good quality Kabusecha. Also Mie prefecture is proud of making the most amount of tea following Shizuoka and Kagoshima. Hagiwara Seicha makes 350 tons of items in a year and we are proud of our amount and scale of production of Aracha. We also make “Kabusecha”, “Mogacha”, ”Gyabaroncha”, ”Japanese black tea” other than “Tencha”, which is the basic ingredient of Matcha and our main product. Also we do not only Aracha making process but also final product process, and we can do tea cultivating, packing and tea bag making all in our facilities. Beautiful nature and healthy Japanese tea of Chasho technique. Hagimura Seicha Limited Representative Director Shigemi Hagimura

Company history

1962(Showa37)
Started making tea from 3.5ha tea garden
1975(Showa50)
120K added 2 lines in the factory
1982(Showa57)
Incorporated manufacturing and selling sections
1988(Showa63)
Started iselling on internet
1992(Heisei4)
Settled cool strage warehouse
1998(Heisei10)
240K 4-2-3 Settled a new line
2000(Heisei12)
Retail selling section Kirara shop opened
2002(Heisei14)
Added 3 lines to Tencha processing facility
2012(Heisei24)
Added automatic rack cool strage warehouse
2015(Heisei27)
Authorized JGAP
2016(Heisei28)
Offered products to G7 Japan Ise-shima
Hagimura Seicha Inc.

Awards Received

Oct. 06, 1996 Kabusecha
1st Place
49th Kansai Tea Industry Promotion Contest 49th Kansai Tea Industry Competition Chairman
Nov. 20, 1999 Kabusecha
Prize Received
29th Isecha Competition Mie Prefecture Chamber of Tea Industry
Oct. 20, 2003
33th Japan Agriculture Prize Tsu Broadcasting Station of Japan Broadcasting Corporation
Mie Prefecture Agricultural Cooperative Central Meeting,
Nov. 01, 2003 Kabusecha
56th Kansai Tea Industry Competition Incorporated Association Japan Tea Industry Central Meeting
Nov. 01, 2003 Kabusecha
1st Place
56th Kansai Tea Industry Competition 56th Kansai Tea Industry Promotion Contest
Nov. 15, 2003 Kabusecha
57th National Competition Incorporated Association Japan Tea Industry Central Meeting
Nov. 15, 2003 Tencha
Encouragement Award Received
57th National Tea Festival, Shizuoka Contest Shizuoka Contest Executive Committee
Nov. 15, 2003 Kabusecha
1st Place
57th National Tea Festival, Shizuoka Contest Shizuoka Contest Executive Committee
Mar. 17, 2004
Award of Excellence
33th Japan Agriculture Prize Japan Broadcasting Corporation
National Agricultural Cooperative Central Meeting
Jan. 25, 2005 Sencha
Prize Received
44th Isecha Competition Mie Prefecture Chamber of Tea Industry
Oct. 06, 2006 Kabusecha
Special Prize
36th Isecha Competition Chief of National Horticulture Bureau in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Oct. 20, 2007 Gyokuro
Prize Received
60th Kansai Tea Industry Competition 60th Kansai Tea Industry Promotion Contest
Oct. 20, 2007 Kabusecha
Prize Received
60th Kansai Tea Industry Competition 60th Kansai Tea Industry Promotion Contest
Oct. 04, 2008 Kabusecha
Prize Received
62th National Tea Festival, Kumamoto Contest
Dec. 12, 2008 Sencha
1st Place
48th Isecha Competition Mie Prefecture Chamber of Tea Industry
Nov. 07, 2009 Kabusecha
Prize Received
62th Kansai Tea Industry Competition
Nov. 18, 2009 Kabusecha
1st Place
49th Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Festival
37th Isecha Competition
Mie Prefecture Chamber of Tea Industry
Nov. 18, 2009 Sencha
Prize Received
49th Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Festival
37th Isecha Competition
Mie Prefecture Chamber of Tea Industry