Famous Japanese Chef, Dr. Yukio Hattori, chose our Shiitake for his traditional Japanese New Year Foods ""Osechi."" He is known as an expert commentator
on the Japanese TV show ""Iron Chef.""
His cooking school,"" Hattori Nutrition College"" recommends our Shiitake and allows us to use his name on our products.
Our Shiitake is perhaps the only Kosher certified Shiitake that are 100% Forest-Grown. The most strict Orthodox Union approves our factory. ( https://oukosher.org/companies/sugimoto-co-ltd/ ) Kosher certification means Pure Shiitake as with no chemicals or insect egg.
We are the only Japanese Shiitake company to be admitted to the Specialty Food Association in the United States. The taste and quality of our Shiitake are unparalleled.(https://www.specialtyfood.com/organization/245416/sugimoto-co-ltd/)
All of our Shiitake are grown completely pesticide-free, but we can also provide certified organic products.
We are one of the few COMPANIES DRIVING REGIONAL GROWTH supported by the Japanese government's Ministry of Economic, Trade, and Industry (METI).