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Date updated:December 23, 2013

Specialty Products

Let us introduce you to the many indigenous and local specialty products that are distinctly Okinawan.

Food

Goya (bitter melon)

Squash

Sweet potatoes

Green beans

Papaya

Sugar cane

Aguu (Ryukyu hogs)

Local beef

Umi budo (sea grapes)

Shiitake mushrooms

Enokitake (Enoki mushrooms)

Bunashimeji (Shimeji mushrooms

Prawns

Tuna

Diamondback squid

Fruit

Mangoes

Pineapples

Shikwasa lemons (hirami lemons, flat lemons)

Plants

Small chrysanthemums

Dracaena

 

Crafts

Sho royal family heirlooms

Ryukyu lacquer ware (property of Naha City Museum of History)

The Bashofu textiles of Kijoka

Tsuboya pottery

Ryukyu Glass