To Realize a Sustainable Society

SDGs policy

Sustainable Development Goals(持続可能な開発目標)

Making Community-based Sustainable Vinegar

Our Sustainable Practices

Repurposing a Closed Elementary School

SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

We are based inside a former elementary school that was closed due to depopulation.
The old gymnasium has been repurposed into a vinegar factory which has created employment opportunities in the region

Growing Our Ingredients

DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH INDUSTRY,INOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

Working in cooperation with locals, we use fallow fields to grow our ingredients.

Asakura Sansho(Japanese pepper), Tendaki Yuzu

Donating to the Stork Fund

SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION CLIMATE ACTION LIFE ON LAND PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

For each liter sold of our vinegar products made using ”Stork Natural Rice”,  we will donate 1 yen to the Toyooka City Stork Fund, which helps to protect the ecosystem for storks and other wetland creatures.

2016
39,403yen
2017
37,614yen
2018
36,481yen
2019
36,367yen

Recycling and Waste Reduction in the Manufacturing Process

INDUSTRY,INOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION CLIMATE ACTION LIFE ON LAND

When we make vinegar, we produce waste such as sake lee, yuzu peels, and seeds.
We repurpose these materials by composting and using them to help grow our crops.

Compost Producation Process

Innovating Alternative Vinegar Uses to Reduce Waste

INDUSTRY,INOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION LIFE ON LAND

We are currently experimenting to see if vinegar can be used as a replacement for harmful herbicides and insecticides on our crops.