Posts Tagged ‘野花豊後’



2017.02.22 (Wed)


  Yurihama’s Genki Ume (peppy plum) brand uses locally grown Japanese plums (ume) in a variety of %e3%81%92%e3%82%93%e3%81%8d%e6%a2%85%ef%bc%92delicious and unique local creations sold at several locations throughout the town. The brand was devised to bring out the vitality of the region, guided by the idea that the spirit and energy of the community is intrinsically linked to the spirit and energy of its citizens.

The original products sold under the Genki Ume brand are made with Nokyō Bungo Japanese plums, which is a large type of plum grown in the area. These large Japanese plums not only make a sweet and tasty treat, but are also said to help in relieving fatigue and increasing energy and vitality

%e3%81%92%e3%82%93%e3%81%8d%e6%a2%85%ef%bc%91   You can choose from everything from desserts, ice-cream, and pound cakes to syrups, vinegar, and jams! The sweet tartness of the plums makes a surprisingly satisfying and delicious contrast when matched with the other ingredients of these local creations.


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野花梅渓散策ツアー・Yurihama Nokyō Japanese Plum Blossom Walking Tours

2016.03.17 (Thu)


During March, such plum blossoms can be found in Yurihama’s Nokyō district, which produces the area’s 梅渓well-renowned Nokyō bungo (a large and sweet variety of Japanese plum- also sometimes referred to as a Japanese apricot). With light pink and white petals and a sweet fragrance, these blossoms offer tidings of spring with over 2000 plum trees decorating the landscape near Lake Tōgō.

Guided group and individual tours of the area are available for those interested in viewing these beautiful plum blossoms (reservation required).

For groups of at least 20, the cost per person is 330 yen, while the cost for smaller groups or individual reservations is 700 yen per person. Tour participants also receive a special souvenir and a voucher for the bath at Yurihama’s Tōgō Yu-asis Ryūhōkaku spa resort).




.・:☆ Yurihama no Shiki ☆:・.

2016.01.06 (Wed)


Yurihama no Shiki (Yurihama’s 4 Seasons) is an assortment of processed goods made from ingredients brought up in Yurihama’s abounding nature, including the area’s specialty 20th century pears and large Japanese plums.