1 Our towns
Dairy farming, which consists of raising and milking cattle, flourishes in Shiwa Cho. Dairy farmers in the town produce and sell milk and ice cream.
Lotus roots and green onions
Rice cultivation has flourished in Shiwa Cho since ancient times. Lotus roots and green onions are often grown as well. They are sometimes used for school lunches served in Higashihiroshima City.
Factories (world-class technology)
One of the factories in Shiwa Cho has the world’s top-class technology.
It manufactures tools and machines that can accurately measure one millionth of a millimeter. Its products are used in Japan and around the world.