Rice and Agave Co., Ltd.
SANABURI FACTORY, a food processing facility that uses ingredients that may be discarded, such as sake lees and apples, which received more than 12 million yen in crowdfunding in May last year, will open on Saturday, April 29, 2023.
-Sale of sake lees fermented mayonnaise, sables, doburoku, etc. limited to stores-
Ina and Agave Co., Ltd., a craft salmon brewery in Oga, Akita Prefecture (Location: Funagawa Port, Oga City, Akita Prefecture; Representative: Shuhei Okazumi) is developing products using ingredients that may be disposed of, such as sake lees. The food processing facility “SANABURI FACTORY” will open on Saturday, April 29, 2023. “SANABURI FACTORY” will also have a shop and sell products manufactured at the food processing factory.
Last year in May 2022, 877 people supported us with 12,508,254 yen in crowdfunding, and we were able to open safely.
What is SANABURI FACTORY, a food processing factory that processes ingredients that may be discarded?
We named our food processing facility “SANABURI FACTORY” after taking its name from “Sanaburi”, a custom that still exists among Akita farmers to end rice planting. set up the venue. This is a food processing plant that converts sake lees, a by-product of the sake brewing process, and other ingredients that may be discarded into new valuable products. Initially, we plan to utilize the sake lees produced when brewing sake from rice and agave, and in the future, we would like to purchase sake lees from other sake breweries and turn them into valuable products. As a result, we are confident that many jobs will be created not only for rice and agave, but also for the sake industry and related industries.
Name: SANABURI FACTORY
Location: 6-2 Sakaecho, Funagawa Port, Funagawa Port, Oga City, Akita Prefecture ■ 400 tons of sake lees are discarded annually in Akita Prefecture alone Sake lees is a by-product of the process of making sake, and some of it is discarded today. Sake lees is a fermented food that has increased umami and complexity due to the action of fermentation. It was a food that was so useful. It is also known that it contains many nutrients that are useful for beauty and health, and in recent years it has been attracting attention as a healthy food. , the fact is that it has been discarded.
■Products sold at SANABURI FACTORY
“SANABURI FACTORY” will have a shop and will sell products
manufactured at the food processing plant and limited edition sake of “rice and agave”.
●DOBUROKU-Break-series (Limited sale at stores)
This is the DOBUROKU-Break-series that breaks down the preconceived notions of doburoku and discovers new possibilities.
1 DOBUROKU Hassaku
Hassaku Doburoku. A collaboration product with Yahata Farm,
representing the citrus kingdom Wakayama, where Saito, the CFO of rice and agave, was indebted to in his previous job. The combination of hassaku and doburoku, which has a refreshing sourness and bitterness, is outstanding.
Price: 2,000 yen + tax
Ingredients: rice, hassaku, rice malt
2. DOBUROKU Momo
A collaboration product with Yahata Farm, which preserves and conveys the tradition of Arakawa Momo, a representative of Wakayama, where Saito, the CFO of rice and agave, was indebted to in his previous job. The aroma and flavor of peaches make it very easy to drink, and it is a doburoku that many people are familiar with.
Price: 2,000 yen + tax
Ingredients: rice, peach, rice malt
●Fermented mayo series
A plant-based mayonnaise-like seasoning. The taste and usage are mostly mayonnaise, but all ingredients are plant-based. The main ingredient is “sake lees”, which does not use any additives from rice fields to brewing. It is an alternative food with a low environmental impact, similar to meat alternatives and egg alternatives, which are attracting worldwide attention these days. Chef Goki Inoue
(https://tetoteto.co/) of TETOTETO Inc., which conducts food branding production, supervised and developed it so that even people who do not like the unique scent of sake lees can enjoy it. We do not use animal ingredients to bring out the richness and umami.
Price: 600 yen + tax
Taste characteristics: We aimed for a taste like regular mayonnaise while feeling the flavor of sake lees. Dip vegetables, of course. You can enjoy dishes such as potato salad and shrimp mayonnaise just like you would use your regular mayonnaise.
Fermented Mayo -Mustard-
Price: 720 yen + tax
Flavor characteristics: A mayo with a characteristic pungent and spicy Japanese mustard. Not only is it compatible with yakisoba, but it is also delicious when used for sandwiches and cod roe pasta. Thanks to the flavor of Japanese mustard, it is difficult to feel the habit of sake lees that you feel in fermented mayo, so even those who are not good at sake lees can eat it deliciously.
Fermented Mayo -Aonori-
Price: 720 yen + tax
Taste characteristics: A collaboration product with Sea Vegetable, which handles everything from seaweed cultivation to sales and delivers delicious seaweed that has never existed before. Mayo, which has a faint and delicate scent of green laver, is very delicious when combined with powdered foods such as takoyaki and okonomiyaki, and it is also effective as a dipping sauce.
Fermented Mayo -Truffle-
Price: 1380 yen + tax
Taste characteristics: Luxurious mayo with plenty of truffle honey. A high-class dipping sauce that turns into a high-quality dish just by dipping it in. Just by combining it with a soft-boiled egg, you can make ufumayo that looks like a course meal at a high-class restaurant. [Image 7
Price: 720 yen + tax
Taste characteristics: Egg-free custard cream made with sake lees that can be safely eaten by those with egg allergies. The luxurious sweet scent of vanilla and the sweetness that makes you feel happy, as well as the sourness of sake lees accents the custard.
*All product photos are images.
● SANABURI sable (store limited sale)
SANABURI FACTORY’s original sable made with reference to a traditional French confectionery called ‘Sable Sale’. Salé means salty in French. The crunchy texture of the sable is a new sensation that goes well with rice and agave sake. If you add fermented mayo, it will be fun to change the taste, and you can eat it even more deliciously. There are five types of tomato, basil, kelp, cheese, and vanilla.
Price: 500 yen + tax
Recipe supervision: TETOTETO Inc. Goki Inoue
Company name: Rice and Agave Co., Ltd. (https://inetoagave.com/) Address: 1-21 Shinhama-cho, Funagawa Port, Oga City, Akita Prefecture Representative: Representative Director Shuhei Okazumi
Date of establishment: March 2021
Business: craft salmon brewing
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