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.

  • 11/18/2016 Possible Technical Difficulties
    Due to high order volume, our website has been experiencing technical difficulties. If it is taking a long time to process the order, please do not click multiple times.
  • 11/18/2016 Lupicia Contact
    If you are experiencing technical issues, please contact us at supportusa@lupicia.co.jp
  • 11/18/2016 Holiday Office Hours (2016/11/24-27)
    Hayward office will be closed from Thursday 11/24 to Sunday 11/27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We appreciate your understanding.
  • 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 available 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.
  • 06/01/2015 Dear valued customers
    LUPICIA regrets to inform that the sample tea of LUPICIA Tea Magazine issued June 2015 encloses Ginger & Lemon Myrtle, not Elderflower & Chamomile.We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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