Ibaraki lotus root is grown around Kasumigaura and is the largest producer in Japan. It is characterized by its thick flesh, crunchy texture, and crispiness.
Typical brands from Ibaraki include “Edosaki Squash” from Inashiki City and “Sowa Miyako Squash” from Koga City, which have a sweet and chewy taste.
Green bell pepper
More than 90% of Ibaraki Prefecture’s bell peppers are grown in the Rokko district, which is the largest area and production of peppers in Japan. Green peppers are recommended for barbecues because they absorb nutrients.
Sweet corn is grown in Ibaraki Prefecture, mainly in the western part of the prefecture. The recommended variety is “Mirai,” which is characterized by its high sugar content and strong sweetness.