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Hasegawa Agricultural Mushrooms grown at the foot of Mt. Fuji

We, Itabashi Trading Co., Ltd., have been handling mushrooms produced by Hasegawa Agricultural Co., Ltd. for domestic restaurants for about 25 years.

Hasegawa Agricultural Mushrooms are produced without using any pesticides by introducing genuine cultivation technology and equipment from the Netherlands, which is said to be a developed country, and using their own know-how and computer management.

Using water from the foot of Mt. Fuji in Shizuoka Prefecture and mushroom , a fungus bed not only imported one from the Netherlands, but also domestic one, Hasegawa managed to produce as good quality mushrooms as those in Europe.

You can see Mt. Fuji and Hasegawa Agricultural Mushroom House side by side!

Hasegawa Agricultural mushrooms have very high quality and are believed to have strong taste. Hasegawa Agricultural does not use bleaching agent to produce mushrooms because they stick to produce the real good taste mushrooms. Mushrooms, which are generally sold in supermarkets, are used bleaching agent to delay color change and prolong their shelf life. However, the use of bleaching agent will lead to reduction the quality and the taste. Though, it takes high cost not to use bleaching agent, Hasegawa Agricultural has the enthusiasm to deliver the best taste as they can.


Inside the mushroom house

Mushrooms are native to Europe and are the most produced mushrooms in the world.

There are white species that has an elegant taste and can be eaten raw and brown species that have a rich taste and get much juicier taste by heatins.


Mushroom salad

The special feature of white mushrooms is that they can be taken out of the package and eaten as they are, soon after taken out of the package. On the contrary, it is said that if you wash it with water, the savory flavor will disappear, so we recommend cooking as it is without washing in water.


Mushroom arabiata

The characteristic of the brown mushrooms is its strong taste and aroma. It is delicious as it is, but it is also suitable for stewed dishes and stir-fried foods because savory extract will exude by heating.


Brown mushrooms and white mushrooms

It take about 45 days from planting to harvesting of mushroom. For larger sized giants, it will take an additional 3-4 days.

In addition, as it is not a processed product, the daily production volume is limited, and in rare cases it may not be possible to ship even if ordered.


Hasegawa Agricultural Brown Mushroom Packing style


It is often used in high-end restaurants and bistros in Tokyo, and its taste and quality are highly reputed. Mushrooms are called "mass of delicious taste" because it contains various savory flavor, such as amino acids. Among vegans and vegetarians, it's also called a superfood.


We would like to bring you the mushrooms produced by Hasegawa Agricultural Co., Ltd., which are delicious and nutritious all year round! If you are interested, please feel free to contact us.


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Itabashi Trading Co., Ltd.

Food Department 

Mr.TAKAYAMA (Japanese, English, German, Chinese)

TEL :+81-3-3248-1016(Workday 10:00~17:00) 

FAX :+81-3-3248-1008


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