Lupicia started out in Japan in 1994 and actually began as two separate tea stores. First as a black tea specialty store called "L'epicier", meaning grocery store in French. Then a few years later a specialty tea store offering green teas from China and Japan called "緑碧茶園 Lu Pi Cha En", meaning jade green tea garden in Chinese, was opened.

In 2005 the company decided to become a purveyor of world teas and combined the two stores and the two names resulting in the name "LUPICIA". In a sense, it is a blending of cultures that envisions the hope to spread the wonderful flavors of tea and a tea drinking culture throughout the world.

  • 05/27/2016 Iced Tea Promotion -From May 28 to June 12
    In honor of National Iced Tea Day(6/10), we would like to offer you special complimentary gifts perfect for the upcoming summer season! For more details, please go to http://usa.lupicia.com/icedtea
  • 05/27/2016 Holiday Office Hours (2016/5/30)
    Our office will be closed on Monday 5/30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. We appreciate your understanding.
  • 04/25/2016 Mother’s Day Tin Label
    Mother's Day Tin Label is avaialbe upon request. Please leave your request in the comment section when you place an order. *You need to purchase at least one tea in a tin or an individual empty tin.
  • 02/12/2016 Holiday Office Hours (2016/2/15)
    Our office will be closed on Monday 2/15 in observance of the President’s Day holiday. We appreciate your understanding.
  • 12/28/2015 Holiday Office Hours (2015/12/31-2016/1/3)
    Hayward office will be closed from Thursday 12/31 to Sunday 1/3 in observance of the New Year’s Holiday.
  • 12/10/2015 Last Call for Shipping
    Last day to place order for delivery by Christmas is Mon Dec 14* Excludes international orders. Your order may be delayed due to inclement weather occurring along the shipment route.
  • 11/23/2015 Online Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales Extravaganza
    Enjoy a 20% discount with promo code, carol20, on your LUPICIA favorites (excludes matcha products). Sale Begins Fri 11/27 9AM and ends on Mon 11/30 midnight PST
  • 11/19/2015 Holiday Office Hours (2015/11/26-29)
    Hayward office will be closed from Thursday November 26 to Sunday November 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • 10/15/2015 Fall Tea Recipe Contest
    Submit your original recipe for your favorite fall tea drink by Mon Nov 2 and the winner will receive a fall gift set from LUPICIA! Visit the following link for more details: http://goo.gl/Hzr9D1
  • 08/03/2015 LUPICIA’s Events on August 8th (Sat) and 9th (Sun)
    We're having two events on Aug 8th and 9th: J-POP SUMMIT Festival at SF Union Square, from 11am-6pm and also Summer Tea Mocktail Party on the same days at Westfield SF Centre 3rd Floor from 2-4pm.
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