Hiroto Mochida is the CEO of YAMADAYA Shokuryo Co Ltd. He was born in 1967
and holds a Bachelor of Faculty of Business Administration from HOSEI University.
He started his career working for Kanagawa Honda Cars Sales Company as a sales
person, and then joined YAMADAYA Shokuryo Co Ltd. The Japan Rice Retailers
Association certified him as a 3-Star Rice Master Japan. In 2004, he became
CEO of YAMADAYA Shokuryo Co Ltd.The Japan Rice Retailers Association has
then certifiedhim as a top rank 5-Star Rice Masterin 2005.
YAMADAYA Shokuryo Co Ltd. (formerly called "Yamadaya Rice Shop") is dedicated
to the contribution of improving the health of the customers.
For the past seven years, we have been visiting elementary schools giving lessons
aboutrice. This experience has deepened our own understanding. We realized that rice
fields have a biological diversity. If rice fields decrease in number, environmental issues
may increase and the effect on the beautiful scenery of rural areas would lead to the
loss of regional cultures and customs. This problem made us think that rice fields need
to be conserved more to provide for a potential world-wide food crisis.
Currently, approximately 30% of the rice fields in Japan are not allowed to be cultivated because of the rice acreage reduction policy.
If these rice fields are reused for other crops, it wouldn’t matter. However, if these rice fields are left in poor condition and abandoned because villagers grow old or leave the village, it would be hard to cultivate them once more and may even become irreparable.
Why is the rice acreage reduction policy in effect? It is for adjusting national demand
and maintaining the price stability. Planting rice for export is allowed as long as it
doesn’t affect the national demand. Our purpose as a member of YAMADAYA
international is to protect the biodiversity and carry on the regional cultures and
customs by plantingand selling rice which have been produced in the rice fields
under the rice acreage reduction policy.
If you purchase our “environmental preservation rice”, the rice producers will feel
hopeful about the future. And it will also develop the next generation of agriculture
We are really appreciated with your corporation.
YAMADAYA Shokuryo Co Ltd.
Hiroto Mochida, CEO
Jury at “Best Rice Contest”
Certification of “5-Star Rice Master
Proof of “Quality Control” that is implemented under the clean a nd safety environment.
Certification of qualification to instruct a proper way of cooking rice.
As a certified 5-Star Rice Master, the CEO of Yamadaya Shokuryo Co Ltd has been on the jury at several rice contests.
He's kept a close relationship with excellent rice producers all over Japan. Their rice, which is produced with the utmost care, is like precious rice diamond.
We know a lot of unknown producers who have brilliant skills.
Hiroto Mochida, CEO of Yamadaya Syokuryo Co Ltd, goes to rice fields himself and carefully selects satisfactory rice.
We are confident of the quality we deliver！ We treat our rice as if it were our own child.
Milky queen Rice, improved from Koshihikari Rice, is called “low amylose rice”. It's special due to its quality between glutinous rice and nonglutinous rice. It doesn’t get hard when it’s cold, so you can still enjoy its glutinous texture.
We guarantee that our Milky queens Rice, which is provided by Yamadaya international is remarkably tasty compared with the dry, poor texture of brown rice. You've never tried anything like this before!
This brown rice has been specially treated so it can be cooked as if you were cooking white rice in a regular rice cooker.
According to a traditional Chinese medical science, brown rice is considered to be the food in which yin and yang are closest to being in balance. Whole grains such as brown rice, which contains carbohydrate, fiber, protein, vitamin and minerals, are recommended as the basis of your diet.
*Futaba city, Fukushima Prefecture-------------Kakegawa, Shizuoka Prefecture.
The geographical distance between the two is 500km.
* We requested a radioactivity inspection by Japanese third-party entities. As a result,
nothing was detected.
Certificate of Analysis（Milky queen rice)
scenery of neighborhood
* The fiber in brown rice is six times more than polished white rice. The fiber helps relieve constipation. Your clean bowels make your skin smooth and beautiful.
* Brown rice contains plenty of vitamin E, which likely prevent the symptoms of menopause, promote blood circulation, and prevent from having a cold constitution.
* When it comes to minerals, brown rice contains 3 times more iron, 5 times more magnesium, and 1.4 times more calcium.
* Even a small amount of brown rice makes you feel full, which is ideal for diets.
Brown rice: 2cups (360cc) / Water: 3cups (540cc) / 2 pinches of salt
< If you use a pressure cooker, you can enjoy the glutinous texture.>
1: Put the brown rice into a bowl. Add water and wash it by stirring gently.Change the water 3 to 4 times.
Then drain in a colander.
2: Put the clean brown rice and water into a pressure cooker. Place it over medium heat, then wait until the water is boiling.
3: When it boils, add 2 pinches of salt and place the lid on. Set the heat to high until it gains pressure.
4: When the pressure reaches the limit and the pressure cooker whistles, hold it there for 30 seconds. Then reduce the heat to a lower level and hold it there about for 23 minutes.
5: Turn the heat to a high level and hold it there about for 20 second to remove excess fluid.
Then turn off the heat.
6: When the pressure reduces on its own, open the lid and stir the rice.
< If you use a rice cooker, you can enjoy the plain taste>
1: Put a brown rice into a bowl. Add water and wash it by stirring gently. Change the water 3 to 4 times. Then drain in a colander.
2: Put the clean brown rice and 2 pinches of salt into a rice cooker.
Turn the rice cooker on.
3: When it is finished, steam the rice in the rice cooker for 15 minutes.
Then open it and stir it.
Meister means "master" in German. Germans are known as people with practical skills
in their profession. They have established the Meister system and operate it in a
stringent manner to raise excellent technical experts. Only a person, who has the
experience as a specialist of rice, is qualified for the examination for Rice
Meister. The Rice Meister examination is conducted by Japan Rice Retailers
Association. Rice Meister has 2 ranks, 3-Star and 5-Star.
The highest enlisted rank of all is the 5-Star Rice Meister.
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