“The Tohoku region is located in northeast Japan and comprises of the six prefectures of Aomori and Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, and Fukushima. These prefectures make up 30% of the landmass of Japan’s main island, and receive heavy snow with the exception of coastal areas in Miyagi and Fukushima.

Due to this, Tohoku has an image of being a cold region. Did you know, however, that this area is actually a top producer of fruit in Japan? This fruit heaven boasts the number one domestic crop of apples, cherries, and European pears, and many different fruit is cultivated all year long. Even if there is heavy snow, you will still be greeted with the best strawberries. Please come visit Tohoku and bite into some delicious and freshly harvested fruit. We are sure it will make you smile!”