The highest production fields for lettuce in Japan. Kawakami Village, is located at an altitude of over 1,000m, and features a cool plateau-like climate, even in summer. Located at the top of the Chikuma River, it is blessed with abundance of water and rich soil. The large temperature difference between day and night is one of the reasons why Kawakami village crops are said to be so delicious. “Premium lettuce ice cream” is a powder made from fresh lettuce that grew in Kawakami Village and blended using raw milk sourced from the Yatsugatake Plateau. In order to convey the original flavor of the ingredients, no fragrances, emulsifiers or stabilizers are used. Fully textured with the refreshing flavor of lettuce. How about taking some ice cream with you?
[Sales location] Mori No Eki Marche Kawakami, Kinpo Sanso, Machida City Shizen Kyuuka Mura, Mitaka City Kawakami Kyo Shizen No Mura, Super Nanaazu (Kinpo Sanso, Machida City Shizen Kyuuka Mura, Mitaka City Kawakami Kyo Shizen No Mura also has ice cream sales.)
Another recommendation is “Lettuce soba buckwheat noodle”. Soba buckwheat noodle made from freshly-grown lettuce and uses domestic buckwheat flour. Lettuce contains a good balance of minerals and is rich in vitamins C, E, K and folic acid and promote good looks and beauty. In addition, it contains hypnotic-promoting substances and is said to be effective for insomnia and nervousness. This buckwheat contains about 1 serving of lettuce per serving (100g). A refreshing summer limited quantity product with a salad soba recipe.
[Sales location] Forest Station Marche Kawakami, Kinmine Sanso, Machida City Nature Vacation Village, Mitaka City Kawakamigo Nature Village, Super Nanazu