Tsubame-Sanjo


June 13, 2016

Exquisite Gems from the Sea at Ginpachi Sushi (Niigata)

by Kayoko

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One of the great joys of importing barware from Japan is that we not only make annual visits to the factories in Niigata but we also get to stop into Ginpachi, a local sushi-ya in Sanjo City.

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May 14, 2015

Todai Utensil Factory

by yoko

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I’d like to start with a little background on the small town of Tsubame-Sanjo. This manufacturing town in Niigata Prefecture produces most of Japan’s stainless steel items.

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April 16, 2014

Inside Yukiwa Barware Factory

by Kayoko

Our main objective for our trip to Japan (besides noodles and ekiben) was to visit the many factories where they make the bar and glassware we select for Umami Mart.

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