Kagawa prefecture products

Hinohikari

Seasonal season
September
Main production area
Manno Town, Zentsuji City, Mitoyo City

There are about 250 rice varieties grown in Japan. Among them, "Hinohikari" is one of the varieties that have been selected as the "recommended varieties" most suitable for the climate and climate of Kagawa. "Hinohikari" was born by crossing "Koshihikari" and "Koganeharu" at the Miyazaki Prefectural Agricultural Experiment Station (designated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries). Today it is widely cultivated in western Japan, mainly in Kyushu. Brown rice with amber color and gloss is small compared to Koshihikari, but it is thick, packed with sweetness and umami, and is very easy to eat.

  • "Hinohikari" is widely produced in western Japan and has intense competition between production areas. However, the climate in Kagawa Prefecture, where there is little difference in temperature and temperature and there are many flat lands, seems to have been suitable for cultivation. Fortunately, most of the water was supplied by reservoirs, and many farmers cultivated barley for the back crop. In addition, Hinohikari, as a recommended variety, is focused on quality improvement, cultivation technology guidance, and safety inspection so that safe, secure and delicious rice can be shipped with stable quality in accordance with consumer needs. You.

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