Semi-dried Fuyu persimmon Urekko-chan

Showa Farm Co., Ltd. (Gifu)

The seemi-dried Fuyu persimmon is a specialty product from Gifu Prefecture: a semi-dried persimmon made using Fuyu persimmon, known as the king of sweet persimmons, which is carefully and slowly dried without using any additives. The Fuyu persimmon is known for its intense sweetness, dense and tender flesh, and its optimal ripeness with a sugar content of 18 to 20 degrees. By transforming Fuyu persimmon into a semi-dried state, Showa Farm has achieved a unique texture that combines an elegant sweetness with a slightly moist yet firm bite, setting it apart from fully dried fruits.
The renowned Fuyu persimmon, a treasured asset of Gifu Prefecture, has been witnessing a gradual reduction in annual production. Showa Farm, in pursuit of preserving this unique specialty and ensuring its continued existence for the years to come, is dedicated to leasing abandoned fields wherever possible to contribute to the preservation of local heritage. Furthermore, the creation of innovative products such as this semi-dried Fuyu persimmon serves to elevate the fruit’s value and establish a new sources of income for local farmers. Showa Farm’s endeavors closely align with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the agricultural sector, focusing on sustaining Fuyu persimmon production, amplifying its intrinsic value, and fostering economic growth.
Persimmons are rich in nutrients, particularly abundant in vitamins A and C. They are said to aid in fatigue recovery, aging prevention, immune system enhancement, and skin health. Experience the natural flavors derived from the Fuyu persimmon, without the use of sugar or preservatives.

Showa Farm Co., Ltd. (岐阜県岐阜市)

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Genre: Food/Drink

Price (excluding tax) ※ Please see the latest pricing and tax information on the company's home page.

‘- Simple packaging (60 g) JPY650
– Gift packaging (60 g) JPY750
– Commercial use (500 g) JPY3,400
(All excluding tax)