Dried Shiitake mushroom



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Company Introduction

Mission statement
SUGIMOTO Co., Ltd. is grateful to work in this area together with the producers, always wishes for our customers' health, and challenges the satisfaction of our customers by making daily efforts to continue to develop and provide safe and easy-to-use foodstuffs, and challenging the sustainable development of the region and the satisfaction of our customers.

Established: 1954 by Masami Sugimoto (Grandfather of current owners).
Incorporated: 1970
Address: 458-28, Mitai, Takachiho, Nishiusuki, Miyazaki 882-1101 JAPAN
Tel: +81-982-72-3456 (Japanese) +81- 90-2714-7654 (English). Email: tony@sugimoto.co
Products: 100% naturally Forest-grown, Dried Shiitake Mushroom (whole & cut Koshin, Donko, Hana Donko)
Customer Base: wholesale and retail: Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union (COOP brand); Japan,
USA, UK, HK, Taiwan, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Lithuania, Israel, Singapore, Vietnam, India, etc.
Our Global Endorsements & Certifications.
No. of Employee: 30 + over 600 local cultivators & their partners
Annual Production: 60+ Metric Tons

Trusted Company of Shiitake.

We, SUGIMOTO Shiitake, present a unique selection of Forest Grown Shiitake Powder, Shiitake Donko, Shiitake Koshin, etc., using no preservatives, artificial chemicals, nor additives. Our collection is a gift from nature to you. We provide our Shiitake for a broad global clientele. We have gained a very loyal worldwide customer base due to our products' high quality, integrity, and purity. Our company promises always to deliver only the best quality and tasting natural Shiitake. Also, we pledge to test the quality of each package before they leave the factory. For more than 50 years, we have been focused on controlling our inventory's quality in the best possible manner. We are one of a kind. We are the only manufacturer and exporter of Shiitake mushrooms and related products that manage a completely in-house process, where everything is bar-coded and controlled. This gives our clients full transparency and traceability. We are dedicated to constantly improving our products and other benefits for our clients in the future.

We are one of the few COMPANIES DRIVING REGIONAL GROWTH supported by the Japanese government's Ministry of Economic, Trade, and Industry (METI).
We won the Grand Prize for the Sustainable Award 2020 from the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF).

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Forest-grown Shiitake in Miyazaki, Japan

Our company has been owned and managed by 3 generations of the Sugimoto Family. It was established in 1954 by Masami Sugimoto (Grandfather of the current owners) and incorporated in 1970.

Our Unique Advantage
1) We guarantee that Our Premium Forest-grown Shiitake is 100% harvested in Oita, Miyazaki & Kumomoto, Kyushu Japan. These regions produce the best tasting & textured Shiitake on Kunugi Logs (Japanese Sweet Sap Oak). Many competitors will mix in other Shiitake from outside these regions using different trees and even from other countries. Grown by our direct network of 600+ local farmers using 100% natural & sustainable practices (no pesticides or artificial chemicals used) ⇒Organic Certification available.
2) Innovative drying process to improve quality and taste. Least amount of moisture content <9% vs 12%+. Most Vitamin D: 9,680IU/100g vs the average of 508IU/100g. 100% insect & insect egg-free (only Kosher Certified Shiitake in Japan as Forest-grown.)
3) Globally Recognized & Purchased on Amazon, also by other importers. US Amazon Best Seller for dried Japanese Shiitake. Sold in the US, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, HK, Taiwan, Singapore and Vietnam etc. Over 200 online recipes with video in Japanese and English.

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