Production area of Yamae Chestnuts

The secret of Yamae Chestnuts' taste


Yamae Village in Kumagun, Kumamoto is the home to Yamae Chestnuts. It has the characteristics of basin area, as the temperatures between summer and winter as well as day and night are different. In winter, there are times when it is still foggy until about half past nine in the morning.

Also, in the rainy seasons and in times of typhoon, the amount of rainfall is heavy and there are sediment disasters, but since there are advantages in soil and the weather, it is said to be a suitable place for harvesting chestnuts.