Giontsujiri (祇園辻利)

Giontsujiri is a corporation located in Gion, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City.

Summary

It sells Uji tea products, and runs a Japanese style teahouse 'Saryo Tsujiri.'

As well as process and sale of tea as a main business, it serves parfait and ice cream made with Japanese tea including maccha (powdered green tea) and hojicha (roasted green tea), which are popular among young women.

History

1860

- Established.

1948

- Opened a shop in Gion-cho.

1978

- Renovated the main shop in Gion-cho. Opened a Japanese style teahouse 'Saryo Tsujiri' in the head-office building.

1997

- Opened Saryo Tsujiri Kyoto Isetan shop.

1998

- Opened Saryo Tsujiri Kodaiji shop.

2002

- Opened Saryo Tsujiri Shiodome shop.

2007

- Opened Saryo Tsujiri Daimaru Tokyo Shop.