Suntheanine® is the trade name for Taiyo’s patented 100% pure L-isomeric form of L-theanine. Taiyo exclusively produces Suntheanine® via a patent protected enzymatic method that mimics the natural production of L-theanine in green tea leaves. Suntheanine® is 100% water-soluble and highly bioavailable. It has a unique sweet taste which is known as “umami” or 5th taste. Suntheanine® can be used in RTD and instant beverages, tablets sachets, effervescent, teas and many other dietary supplement and food applications.