Jan 22, 2021
It’s that time of year in Fukuoka when we enjoy ripe, red strawberries! While berries are now ready for picking, many are rightfully hesitant to visit picking farms during the pand...
Jan 13, 2021
Yame City-based sake brewer, Kitaya Co., Ltd., debuted two new-generation products; Kitaya Sparkling Crystal and Kitaya Craft Gin. The brewery with two-hundred years of history cre...
Jul 21, 2020
An exhibition featuring traditional Yame chochin lanterns is currently being held in Yame City. The tradition of the lantern production in the region goes back to the Edo period, a...
Jul 13, 2020
Nipponia Yamefukushima Merchant Town Hotel opened in Yame City, Fukuoka, in the spring of 2020. The small-scale luxury hotel located in a nationally-designated Preservation Distric...
Jun 26, 2020
Two producers of quality Yame tea visited Fukuoka Prefecture, Governor Hiroshi Ogawa. The farmers won a regional tea competition in May for their gyokuro (Akio & Akiko Kurihara) an...
Sep 27, 2019
A group of creators based in Yame City created a golden tea room on the occasion of a local festival in the city. The room was built inside a container, measuring 2.5 m x 6 m. An e...
Sep 7, 2018
On August 27, it was officially announced that Thailand has agreed to receive fruit from Yame City (Fukuoka Prefecture) from November this year, after the quality of the produce wa...