We are delighted to delivere fresh and luxurious scent of high-quality yuzu fruits nurtured by clear air, river, fog and sunlight of Kawanehon-cho, Shizuoka prefecture, to you.

What is “Kawanehon-cho Yuzu”?

“Kawanehon-cho Yuzu” refer to high-quality yuzu made in Kawanehon-cho.
The yuzu grown in a mountain field at an altitude of 200 to 600 meters have very strong scents and compare favorably with Yuzu from other areas in Japan.

Plenty of sunshine and severe temperature difference of day and night give thick and rich pericarp to the “Kawanehon-cho Yuzu” as their unique character. Since most of the scent components of the Yuzu are in the pericarp, it is thought that “Kawane-cho Yuzu” grow richly with a strong scent.

Kawanehon-cho abounding with nature

Kawanehon-cho the hometown of “Kawanehon-cho Yuzu”, has long been known as a production center for high-quality green tea.
Prominent Japanese mountain ranges and the southern Alps rise at the northern end of Kawanehon-cho and the reigion is cerified as the Southern Alps UNESCO Eco Park.

Like the green tea, “Kawanehon-cho Yuzu” have achieved unique quality through the blessings of nature such as the clear air on the mountains, river fog and blessed climate.

Production system of “Kawanehon-cho Yuzu” to the world

In order for more people to enjoy “Kawanehon-cho Yuzu”, related businesses in Kawanehon-cho are focusing on stable production of high-quality fruits without using pesticides and development of processed products.
New products using Kawanehon-cho Yuzu, such as essential oils, seasonings, and yuzu powder whose fragrance does not deteriorate easily, are newly introduced every year and have been well received.

We are also trying to develop the products for overseas export. If you are a company, chef or pastry chef who would like to try Kawanehon-cho Yuzu, please feel free to contact us.

Introduction of “Kawanehon-cho Yuzu” products for overseas

Kawanehon-cho Yuzu powder

(Coarse type / Fine powder type)

“Kawanehon-cho Yuzu powder” is made with our original and special method of drying the peel and juice of fruits. We use everything except the seeds.
Raw fruits are dried at a low temperature of about 40 ℃ using a vacuum low-temperature dryer that was put into practical use for the first time in the world. Therefore, the ingredients of Yuzu are hardly damaged in the process of powdering.
We have achieved a vivid scent and yuzu color that is significantly different from the conventional powdered yuzu made only from fruit juice or peel.
It can be used for various dishes and confectionery.

Storage period: 1 year or more
Over 600 pesticides tested in Germany

Coarse type

You can use as an alternative to the citron peel. Recommended when you want to retain the texture of yuzu.

Fine powder type

This is recommended if you want a smooth texture. Also possible to reproduce the vivid yellow of citron.

Usage example

With chocolate

Alternative of citron fruit juice, peels, for a variety of Sweets

For candy and gummy ingredients

With sauce and dressing

With soba and ramen

Contact us : sense@kawane-hd.co.jp