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What is Sasanishiki rice?

Why is Sasanishiki Rice Special? We have a deep appreciation for Sasanishiki rice not only because of its reputation as … More

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What is Mineasahi rice

Mineasahi rice, a Special A ranked variety from Aichi Prefecture, is known as “phantom rice” for its scarce marketing and superior taste.

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What is Massigura rice?

Discover the unique qualities of Massigura rice, renowned for its exceptional yields, clean taste, and low viscosity. Explore its history, flavor profile, and special A ranking.


What is Yumepirika Rice?

Discover the unique taste and qualities of Yumepirika rice, a prized variety from Hokkaido known for its exceptional stickiness, sweetness, and texture.

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What is Nanatsuboshi Rice?

Explore the uniqueness of Nanatsuboshi rice, Hokkaido’s prized variety known for its sweetness, stickiness, and versatility in various dishes.

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What is Seiten no Hekireki Rice?

Learn about Seiten no Hekireki rice, a remarkable variety from Aomori prefecture celebrated for its unique qualities and awarded the prestigious Special A rank

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What is Ginga no Shizuku Rice?

Discover the story behind Ginga no Shizuku rice from Iwate, Japan. Learn why it’s special, its taste, and the unique production process behind this top-grade variety


What is Yukiwakamaru Rice?

Unlock the essence of Yukiwakamaru rice—a delightful blend of texture and taste, offering a masculine, yet firm, and lightly textured experience


What is Tsuyahime Rice?

Explore the unique characteristics and production methods of Tsuyahime rice, a highly regarded variety known for its white sheen, pure taste, and even-sized grains.

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How Rice Is Evaluated In Japan

Discover the intricate process of evaluating rice in Japan, from the meticulous grading by the Japanese Grain Inspection Association to the expertise of Rice Meisters.