Ogata rice is made by turn the rice bran, a by-product back into fertilizer and using it to grow the next generation of rice.
At the same time as it feeds nutrients into the rice crop, rice bran fertilizer creates a soil with lots of microbes that is good for raising flavorsome, high quality rice.
Stabilized production through contract farming
Every year in call, we confirm how much planting will be needed and then we renew our contracts with the producer-members.
Rice produced specially under the Akita Prefecture approval system
Ogata rice is produced as specially cultivated agricultural products under the approval of Akita Agriculture Public Corporation (AAPC – Akita Prefecture’s approvals body).