We use abundant local resources and support the development of high added-value foods with the aims of promoting and developing a concentration of food-related industries.
A temperate climate
A highly varied topography
Abundant fishing grounds
Advanced food processing technologies
★Green horseradish (wasabi):Output value (ranked No.1 in Japan)
★Bonito: Volume of fish catches(ranked No.1 in Japan)
Concentration of Food-related Industries
The value of shipped manufactured goods and added value in the food and beverage industries are the highest in the country.
Shizuoka Prefecture is a hub of food-related industries.
Knowledge Foundations in Shizuoka
There are many universities and research institutes in Shizuoka Prefecture that have achieved outstanding research results in the food product and life science fields.
★University of Shizuoka
★Industrial Research Institute of Shizuoka Prefecture