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2 Overview of our city

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Higashihiroshima City has many specialties that reflect the city’s characteristics.
 
What are the specialties of Higashihiroshima City?

 
Sake

Saijo Cho sake is famous across Japan. Saijo Cho has delicious water and sake rice (an ingredient of sake). People called master brewers make sake with them. Akitsu Cho sake and Kurose Cho sake are popular as well.
 
Oysters

Akitsu Cho oysters grow in the calm sea and are known for their large size and very good taste.
They are harvested the earliest in Hiroshima Prefecture.
 
Apples

Apples are grown in Toyosaka Cho. Apples grow in cold places, so the climate of Toyosaka Cho is well suited to them. Apple farms in Toyosaka Cho are the southernmost apple farms in Hiroshima Prefecture.
 
Loquats

Akitsu Cho is the largest producer of loquats in the Chugoku Region. The warm climate of Akitsu Cho is suited to the cultivation of loquats.
 
Higashihiroshima City has many other specialties, such as potatoes from Akitsu Cho, Egoma from Fukutomi Cho, and grapes and soba from Kochi Cho.
 
Let’s find out what other specialties there are.


Trivia【Do you know about branded agricultural products?】
  ※Agricultural products are crops such as vegetables and rice grown in fields.
Higashihiroshima City has branded agricultural products with special names, such as “Nasubo” eggplant, “Dekapi-kun” green pepper, “Nira-man” leek, and “Akajagaimo” potato.
Farmers who make branded agricultural products discuss farming methods and set rules together to make safe, delicious products.