ITO EN’s Research and Development Division is engaged in both basic and applied research based on the concept of developing products that are natural, healthy, safe, well-designed and delicious.
Key Research Findings
Basic Research and Product Development
In light of growing health awareness, we have been conducting research with particular focus on catechins and theanine.
Environmentally friendly containers and packaging
We are working to solve social problems such as plastic waste and to develop products using eco-friendly materials.
Tea Leaf Recycling System
We have established a system for recycling used tea leaves discharged in the process of manufacturing Oi Oicha and other green tea beverages as an alternative material to limited resources.