Kei Nishida (Green Tea Enthusiast)

Professional Experience

  • Kei is the founder and CEO of Japanese Green Tea Company– Portland, Oregon (2013 – Present).
  • Having a diverse career, he has worked with giants like Hewlett Packard (HP) as a Software Development Manager for his interest in science, research (2004 – 2013).
  • He has authored four books that are already published showcasing his enthusiasm for green tea.


About Kei

He is a Japanese green tea enthusiast, a writer, and the founder and CEO of Japanese Green Tea Company. His passion for introducing America to the tea of his homeland was the catalyst for creating the only company that brings high-quality tea from Arahataen Green Tea Farms to the USA, India and the rest of the world.

Having spent his early years in Japan, Kei Nishida has been fervent about green tea throughout his life. He credits his first career as a software engineer at Hewlett Packard (HP) for his interest in science, research, and writing that influences his drive to source the best green tea for a wider audience today. He is also drawn to the research-driven approach by Arahataen farm to utilize the best technology for every batch.

Today, you can find his published work in Fresh Cup Magazine, Yoga Digest Magazine, T-Ching and more. He is also the author of four published books related to matcha and green tea.

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Kei holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science specializing in Computer Science, from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA USA.