What is Hokkaido's Organic Soybean "Suzumaru"
The "Suzumaru" Soybeans are the organic soybeans raised carefully by Mr. Yuu Hirawake. He has been raising and cultivating these soybeans organically in Makubetsu-cho, Hokkaido for over 30 years.
Small grain type of soybean which is best for natto.
Being harvested when they are completely ripe, these soybeans are rich in nutrients and have fine quality of taste and flavor.
Those who ordered the natto starter spores
will received an easy-to-understand email of how to make natto.
What is "Suzumaru"
Suzumaru is the name of the varieties of soybeans, and the size of the bean is very small.
This variety is also used for small grains of natto and millet rice.
Many of Suzumaru beans found in the market is an imported product from Canada.
The Kawashimaya's Suzumaru bean is an organic, pesticide-free, non-chemical fertilizer cultivation bean that is raised in Makubetsu-cho, Hokkaido.
It will make a homemade natto or bean rice more delicious.
Hokkaido's Organic Bean "Suzumaru" is the Commitment of The Producers
This soybean is raised carefully for being organic, pesticide-free, and without chemical fertilizer cultivation.
Because we do not use pesticide, it takes a lot of time and effort to remove the weeds.
We work with 100-150 part-timers every year.
Also, we are sticking to the natural dyring process that becomes the characteristic of this bean.
The general beans that usually being distributed are those that have been heated and dried by the machines.
At the farm, we are utilizing the cold north wind blowing through the Tokachi Plain to dry and complete the beans.
Currently, there are a very few numbers of traditional soybean farmers that do the natural drying.
[Production Process] Mid May～Early June = Seeding→Early June～Mid August = Seasonal Weed Control→Early October = Harvesting→Natural Drying.）
The extraction of an organic, non-pesticide soybean contains 100% bacteria-beans. We are recommending the high quality organic beans of Kawashimaya, which even beginners do not fail to use it.
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