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Hasama Area
Local BeerLocal Beer

We produce tasty local beer in Tome City. You can enjoy three kinds of beer, a weizen called Date Masamune, pilsner called Hasekura Tsunenaga, and a kelsh called Sendai Tanabata Matsuri (Sendai Star Festival).

Date Masamune has a refreshing flavor, as does Hasekura Tsunenaga, while Sendai Tanabata Matsuri has a more fruity taste.

Naganuma Kankyo Kaihatsu (a company that develops natural resources while preserving the environment )
Hasama Beef Hasama Beef

A high-quality locally produced meat Hasama Beef is delicious and has a rich flavor.

Hakuchozuke (local pickles) Hakuchozuke (local pickles)

Hakuchozuke are hand made pickles produced by local people using the vegetables grown in our area. No chemical seasonings, or artificial food colorings are added.

Numano Shiki (Japanese sake) Numano Shiki (Japanese sake)

This sake is made from specially grown local rice. Water from the mountains and springs is used for producing Numano Shiki, after a special machine removes impurities from the water.

Toyoma Area PageTop
Toyoma Miso (soybean paste) and Shoyu (soy sauce) Toyoma Miso (soybean paste) and Shoyu (soy sauce)

Traditional local seasonings with good flavor and rich taste.

Yamakano Soy Sauce and Miso Paste Company
Taihaku Ame Taihaku Ame

Taihaku Ame is a traditional local candy made from wheat and glutinous rice. No artificial sweeteners are added . This candy has been enjoyed not only by the locals but by people all over Japan. It is very nutritious.

Tanabe Cake Shop

Towa Area PageTop
Shiitake Mushroom, Maitake Mushroom Shiitake Mushroom, Maitake Mushroom

Maitake is originally a wild mushroom, but in Towa, some people grow maitake in special greenhouses.

Shiitake is now cultivated locally using special yeast and woods produced in this area.

Both have nice flavor, and contain a lot of nutrients.

Rinrinkan Morino Chaya (rest stop for drivers and tourists)
Hotaru no Utage (local sake) Hotaru no Utage (local sake)

Hotaru no Utage is made from a pure local rice Sasanishiki. It is a delicious sake.

Rinrinkan Morino Chaya (rest stop for drivers and tourists)
Mokusakueki Mokusakueki

Mokusakueki is a special liquid made by cooling smoke from charcoal kilns. It is very useful and very popular among the local people, especially women. It is used for making soaps, face creams, and various other products. Some people put several drops of Mokusakueki into their bath tubs.

Mokusakueki is said to contribute to healthy, radiant looking skin. It also helps to enrich soil.

Rinrinkan Morino Chaya (rest stop for drivers and tourists)
Nakada Area PageTop
Orahono Aji Apples Orahono Aji Apples

Very sweet apples called Orahonoaji have been very carefully cultivated by local people. The apples are not covered with paper bags before harvest in order to make them sweet and ripe.

Aburafu (fried gluten) Aburafu (fried gluten)

Aburafu is made by frying gluten in vegetable oil. Aburafu is a traditional local food. It is very hard to find elsewhere in Japan. Aburafu is eaten ear-round.

Nakada Rice Nakada Rice

We believe that the rice produced in our area tastes better because surrounding rivers and mountains supply us with pure water. The quality of the water is important to the production of high-quality rice. Nakada Rice is Class A among the finest in Japan.

Aisai Kan (local farmers vegetable shop)
Toyosato Area PageTop
Tsukuneimo Udon (noodle) Tsukuneimo Udon (noodle)

The noodles are made from Japanese yam and flour and have a pleasant texture. You can enjoy Tsukuneimo Udon year-round.

Sanchoku Ganbarukan (local farmers shop)
Beppin Tomato Beppin Tomato

Very fresh tomatoes produced by local farmers. They named the tomatoes Beppin, which means good looking person. Farmers recommend the tomatoes to make you look and feel healthier.

Toyosato Yubeshi Toyosato Yubeshi

Yubeshi is a traditional Japanese sweet cake made from rice flour and walnuts.

It is not too sweet and typically served with green tea.

Terasawa Kashiten (confectionery shop)
Yoneyama Area PageTop
Eru(El) Pork Eru(El) Pork

Female pigs are carefully selected to produce high-quality pork.

Yoneyama Michinoeki (rest stop for drivers and tourists)
Kosuzu no sato Natto (fermented soybeans) Kosuzu no sato Natto (fermented soybeans)

Only carefully selected soybeans grown in Yoneyama are used for making this natto.

Yoneyama Michinoeki (rest stop for drivers and tourists)
Monzen Kuroame Monzen Kuroame

Monzen Kuroame is a hand made black sugar candy. The recipe has been handed down from generation to generation, and reminds us of what our grandmothers used to make.

Yoneyama Michinoeki (rest stop for drivers and tourists)
Ishikoshi Area PageTop
Sawa no Izumi (Japanese sake) Sawa no Izumi (Japanese sake)

Sawa no Izumi is one of the premier sakes produced in Miyagi ken (prefecture). Junmaiginjo, which is produced using carefully selected local rice, is hard to get. It is called a dreamlike sake.

Ishikoshi Jozo (sake producing company)
Ishikoshizuke (or Nagetazuke) Ishikoshizuke (or Nagetazuke)

Ishikoshizuke are pickles produced in Ishikoshi using local fruits and vegetables, such as plums, carrots, and radishes. There are many varieties to choose from.

Gyumotsu Hatto Gyumotsu Hatto

Gyumotsu hatto is a traditional dish in Ishikoshi area, consisting of cooked cow intestines with Japanese flour dumplings in soy troth.

Hiramachi Farmers
Minamikata Area PageTop
Mokkori Wagyu (brand of beef produced in Minamikata) Mokkori Wagyu (brand of beef produced in Minamikata)

Local people in Minamikata raise cows very carefully, feeding them organic rice or fresh natural grass. That is why beef produced in this area is so delicious and smells sweet.

Gyutopia Minamikata
Nirakko no Gyoza (Chinese dumpling) Nirakko no Gyoza (Chinese dumpling)

Minamikata is a famous leek (called nira in Japanese) producing center. They grow 250 tons of leeks a year and gross sales amount to about 100,000,000 yen a year.

Local people add chopped leeks to their dumplings.

Gyutopia Minamikata
Mokkori Nira Sembei (rice cracker) Mokkori Nira Sembei (rice cracker)

Mokkori Nira Sembei is made from rice flour mixed with chopped leeks, and it goes well with beer.

Gyutopia Minamikata
Tsuyama Area PageTop
Woodworks Woodworks

Tsuyama is famous for producing excellent woodworks using cedar trees grown in the area. They make furniture and original decorative pieces.

Mokumoku House (rest stop and a souvenir store)
Business hours: 9:00 to 18:00
Close: December 31 and January 1
Woodworks Woodworks
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