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What's Pecan Nuts Project ?

We aim to regenerate agriculture and create regional revitalization in Rikuzentakata City in collaboration with three unions: ‘Salon de Royal’, Rikuzentakata city and Tokyo university.(Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Science).
To achieve that goal, we would grow domestic production and distribution of American well known pecan nuts which have high profitability and anti-aging effects.

History of the Project

  • Jun.2016

    -Investigators repeatedly visited Arizona and established Sanshimon Institute in Tokyo University.

  • Aug.2016

    -Tokyo University study group visited Rikuzentakata City.

  • Oct.2016

    -Tokyo University organized Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Science(participants:Rikuzentakata City and SDR).

  • Jan.2017

    -Tokyo University and Rikuzentakata City visited SDR HQ and factory.

  • Feb.2017

    -SDR CEO (Jan) and Rikuzentakata City Representative (Feb) visited Arizona farm.

  • Mar.2017

    -USA Relatives visited Tokyo University, SDR and Rikuzentakata City.

  • May.2017

    -Joint project announcement at the agricultural summit.

  • Jul.2017

    -Signed joint laboratory agreement and collaborative cooperation agreement.

Future of the Project

This project brandizes Rikuzentakata pecan nuts like wine of Napa Valley, and not only builds the production and distribution base of pecan nuts, but also create the culture of eating them widely in the country. Moreover, this includes a concept to extend the community creation.