Yoshino nikkan bancha
Yoshino nikkan bancha (吉野日干番茶) (literally: sun dried bancha from Yoshino) is a bancha from Yoshino in Nara prefecture. Yoshino nikkan bancha is, as the name indicates, sun dried after steaming (kill green). Finally, the tea is also roasted to preserve it and to ad toasty flavors . The whole production process is similar to houjicha as it is also roasted. But, for yoshino nikkan bancha is unrolled bancha used in contrast to houjicha.