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SDGs, migration to rural areas, entrepreneurship, and management by a tomato lover, using tomatoes as a starting point

Food & Drink Beautiful Scenery
550 JPY - / person
About 1 hours
Language: Japanese

What we'll do

Do you like tomatoes? Of all the foods I eat, there is none that I love more than tomatoes.
It was this "love of tomatoes" that led me to move to Japan when I was over 50 years old.
I moved to Nishiyo City, Ehime Prefecture. It is located on the west side of Ehime Prefecture and is rich in nature.
Above all, it is an area with a large temperature difference between day and night, which is one of the most important factors for the growth of tomatoes.
This is where I started my tomato farming business. What I found out was that about 20% of tomatoes are not distributed, and are discarded as substandard tomatoes.
As a lover of tomatoes, I couldn't just discard the substandard tomatoes.
That's why I started a company called "Lycopene's" to plan and sell processed products using the discarded off-spec tomatoes.
We hope that everyone will learn about the depth of tomatoes and the appeal of Nishiyo City.
I look forward to meeting you both online and offline!

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Details

Price per person (tax included)
550 JPY - / person
Max participants
Up to 10 people
Languages
Hosted in Japanese
Communication tools
Please download Zoom in advance.
Purpose
Best for learning Japan
Please prepare the following products by the implementation date.
Things you need to know before the tour

Since the event is hosted by a group of tomato lovers, there will be an outpouring of passion for tomatoes. Products and other items will be available for sale, so please take a look beforehand.

Highlights

  1. 1
    What is Seiyo City, Ehime Prefecture like?

    Information about Seiyo City, Ehime Prefecture

  2. 2
    How to Grow Delicious Tomatoes

    You also can become a tomato owner.
    We'll bring you delicious tomatoes!

  3. 3
    YUSUKAWA, a place of relaxation and old-fashioned dining

    A cafeteria where you can enjoy tomatoes themselves and dishes made with tomatoes.
    It provides a nostalgic and warm "place" where local people and tourists can interact.

yukihiro

Serial Entrepreneur

I am an entrepreneur in Japan. I have my company EXest that makes the international travelers WOW. EXest runs the platform that connect the traveler to guide. We have to different kind of guides, one is a national licensed guide, another is a WOW U-mediator who can express her/himself. So I can talk about a Japanese start-up company, each side(good side and bad side). If you want to understand Japanese start-up, please contact me. I am looking forward to meeting you. Thank you.

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