Takara Holdings Co., Ltd. 075-241-5111
"Specialty Sho Chiku Bai [Junmai Daiginjo]" is a junmai-daijinjo sake characterized by an elegant, fruity bouquet and velvety taste and carefully brewed with rice polished up to a 45 percent polishing ratio.
Through its luxurious, authentic-feeling gold-toned label design, it expresses the exquisite quality of junmai-daijinjo sake.
Reference retail price: 2,630 yen (excluding consumption tax)
Distribution area: all of Japan
Release date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Patissier es koyama PR Secretariat (part of Dentsu PR) [TEL] 06-6342-3367
es koyama received a total of 24 medals: 4 gold, 11 silver, and 9 bronze. Among the winning creations are "Completely Ripe Red Sansho from Wakayama”, “Matcha
Owner-chef Koyama Susumu has created many chocolates by exploring combinations with worldwide cacao by digging deeply into the wonderful ingredients of Japan.
In the world of chocolate, born from different cultures, he will continue to express new creations from Japan and disseminate them both domestically and overseas in future.
"SUSUMU KOYAMA'S CREATION INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE AWARDS 2017" (4 pieces,
1,620 yen including consumption tax)/released on November 2
"UNDERGROUND CHOCOLATE AWARD 2017" (8 pieces, 3,240 yen including consumption tax)/on sale December 1
"SUSUMU KOYAMA'S CREATION INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE AWARDS 2017" (2,160 yen each including consumption tax)/on sale December 1
【New Product】 Dora Nouveau (1,620 yen for each including consumption tax)/on sale December 1st release
On September 15th, the Chamber of Tea Association of Shiga Prefecture released this year’s harvest of "Gyokusen-cha Hiei" and "Lake Biwa Kabuse", two consolidated brand-name products using carefully selected prime tea leaves that are high-end even among "Omi no Cha", a famous kind of tea which is mainly produced in the southern part of the prefecture.
A “consolidated brand-name product” is a high-quality tea made using only ingredients carefully selected from tea leaves harvested by producers in the prefecture in May of that year by a review board made up of quality appraisal professionals.
This year, the Chamber has decided that sales will commence simultaneously at specialty tea shops et al. in the prefecture on September 15th, which has been stipulated as the start of the season since 2015 in order to put in place a maturation period for increasing the tea’s umami.
Chamber of Tea Association of Shiga Prefecture (Mizuguchi, Mizuguchi-cho, Koga-shi) TEL: 0748-63-6960