Established in 1966 in Japan and positioned as the world’s leading supplier of green tea leaves and green tea beverages, ITO EN (North America) INC. was founded in May 2001 with the mission of introducing authentic green tea products and cultivating an interest and tea culture in the United States and beyond. With a history of innovation spanning four decades, the company is vertically integrated working closely with the tea farmers to craft the finest quality tea leaves. An industry leader in developing the first natural ready-to-drink green tea beverage- OI OCHA, the company offers a vast selection of award winning products to include TEAS’ TEA and ITO EN SHOTS, that embody the five principles of Natural, Healthy, Safe, Well-designed and Delicious. Committed to being a responsible corporate entity, the ITO EN implements the recycling of tea leaves and product bottles, and incorporates an environmental conservation in its daily operations