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Product Summary (Registration No.18)

Registration No.18 三島馬鈴薯

Registered name (Transcription) : 三島馬鈴薯 (Mishima Bareisho)、MISHIMA BAREISHO
Reference information : Mishima Potato

Category of product

Class 2 Vegetables (Potato)

Producing area

Mishima City and Kannami Town in Takata County, Both in Seiroku Area of Shizuoka Prefecture

Registered Group

JA Mishima Kannami (Japan Agricultural Cooperatives)


MISHIMA BAREISHO has a beautiful skin surface and sweetness. It also has a high storage stability due to its air‐drying and storing methods addition to strict quality control. The quality is highly evaluated in the market and traded at about 20%‐50% higher unit price than same variety potatoes from other production areas.

Link with the local area

South‐facing slopes in Hakone Seiroku area excels in its breathability and water retentivity, which are perfect naturalsoil conditions for producing potatoes. Large harvesters cannot be used in this areas due to the slopes, farmers have to dig the potatoes by hand. This seemingly disadvantageous production condition helps producing beautiful skin surface of potatoes.


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