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Solicitation of support members of World Green Tea Association

We are soliciting the “support members” (members who agree with the purport of the Association and support the Association’s activities) of World Green Tea Association.

Membership Privileges

  1. "Ryokucha", the journal filled with green tea information (to be issued twice a year) will be delivered twice a year. *"Ryokucha" is written in Japanese.
  2. Members may post information on the member advertisement section in the Association’s website. (http://www.o-cha.net/english/member/)
  3. Members may preferentially make a presentation at the events hosted by the Association.
  4. Members may take part in the forums and lecture meetings hosted by the Association at a discounted rate.
  5. Members may receive e-mail newsletter.


Term of Membership

From April to the end of March in the next year according to the Japanese fiscal year system (hence renewed every year)

Annual Membership Fee

  • Individual Member
    A share:5,000 yen
  • Corporate Member
    A share: 10,000 yen

*You may apply for any number of shares.

How to Apply

  • Please fill out the application form and send it to us by e-mail.
  • We will tell the payment information after confirming the application.
  • We will enroll you as a member after confirmation of payment. (After completion of the enrollment procedure, the membership card will be sent by mail.)

Application form (PDF)


  • We ask you to pay the full annual membership fee even if you will join us midway through the year.
  • If you withdraw midway through the year, the annual membership fee is not refundable.

Where inquiries or applications are accepted

World Green Tea Association

Zip code: 422-8067

14-1 Minamicho, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka city, Shizuoka JAPAN

Phone: +81 54 654 3700

E-mail: photo