Commonwealth’s VA location in Virginia Beach is opening its (抹茶) Matcha Bar, officially releasing on February 27, 2020. The store unofficially released their matcha products in 2019 for testing, and will be featuring a selection of drinks served either hot or iced. Matcha, 抹茶, is a fine powdered green tea originating in Japan. The tea drinks are traditionally consumed with the precise, meditative preparation and presentation in mind; also possessing caffeine and health benefits including stress reduction.
Commonwealth’s quality grade matcha is sourced from Miyazaki City, Japan––a sister city of Virginia Beach since 1992. The Matcha Bar will be open for all store visitors in both a cafe and shopping setting.