In a time where the demands of tea drinkers have changed dramatically, from the raw ingredients for green tea, to tencha and imported teas, Horiguchien is working from the fields to the production line to meet that demand. Horiguchien is also working to bring positive new additions to meet the changing needs of this new era. Recently, Horiguchien has drawn the attention of the tea industry by utilizing advanced tea cultivation methods without relying on agrichemicals.
The Osumi Peninsula in Kagoshima Prefecture is blessed with rich nature of the sea and mountains, and is an area where agriculture, fishing, and livestock farming are thriving. Driving around the treasure trove of spectacular scenery created by nature is a standard part of the trip. From Kyushu's southernmost cape to majestic waterfalls and canyons where you can experience canyoning, there are many beautiful spots, each with its own charm. The area is also home to many gourmet food from the bounty of the land and sea, as well as many hot springs rich in beneficial properties, making for a fulfilling trip.