It is a key crop in the Kanaetsu area of Kawachi Town, and ships top-level high-quality lotus roots in the prefecture. Half of the subcommittees are managers in their 50s or younger, and it seems that the production area is expected to be revitalized. It is one of the leading production areas that is working on the production of good products by selecting varieties with excellent commercial value. In addition, it seems that producers themselves are trying to grasp the intentions of actual consumers and consumers by focusing on consumer promotion.
All branch members in the Sakuragawa district of Inashiki City have been certified as environmentally friendly farmer (as recognized by law), and have a high awareness of environmental conservation-type agriculture and “food safety and security”, such as obtaining prefectural specially cultivated agricultural product certification and pesticide appropriateness advisors. Known for the Ukishima lotus root brand, it cultivates milky white, fine-skinned, high-quality lotus root, and has been well received by market participants and gained popularity among consumers.