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Tokyo's Specialties Associations

Groceries

Product Tsukudani (seafood etc. boiled in soy sauce)
Key Items tsukudani of kelp, broiled beans, etc.
Characteristic Over 500 types produced
Production Center mainly Edogawa, Ota, Arakawa, Chuo, Minato, Shinagawa wards
Specialties Associations Tokyo-to Tsukudani Souzai Kogyo Kyodo Kumiai
Location 4-1-11 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-3811-2229
URL http://www.food-tokyo.jp/tfic/index.html
Product Tsukemono (Japanese pickles)
Key Items takuan (pickled in rice bran), narazuke (pickled in sake lees), bettarazuke (pickled in rice mold), shoyuzuke (pickled in soy sauce), other seasonal asazuke (lightly marinated pickles)
Characteristic Radish daikon is the main ingredient for several of these
Production Center throughout Tokyo
Specialties Associations Tokyo-to Tsukemono Cooperative Association
Location Kyodobansei Building, 2-2-17 Soto Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-3253-9744
URL http://www.food-tokyo.jp/tfic/index.html
Product Miso
Key Items Edo sweet miso, other high-end miso
Characteristic An old tradition, Tokyo's unique style
Production Center factories throughout Tokyo
Specialties Associations Tokyo-to Miso Kogyo Kyodo Kumiai
Location Toumi Building, 2-16-5 Hama-cho Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-3669-5391
Product Soft drinks
Key Items carbonated drinks, concentrated drinks, mixed drinks
Production Center throughout Tokyo, especially Minato, Taito, Sumida
Specialties Associations The Soft Drink Cooperative Association of Tokyo
Location 2-4-17 Koishikawa, Bunkyo-ku
Phone Number 03-3814-7641
URL http://www.food-tokyo.jp/tfic/index.html
Product Sayama green tea
Key Items natural leaf tea
Characteristic Sophisticated and elegant taste
Production Center Western region of Tokyo, especially Mizuho-machi
Specialties Associations Tokyo Sayama Tea Agricultural Cooperative Association
Location 715-1 Nihongi, Mizuhomachi, Nishitama-gun, Tokyo
Phone Number 0425-57-2221

Apparel
Product Woven goods
Key Items brocaded wool, neckties, scarves, etc.
Characteristic covers 80% of brocaded wool production, sturdy and wrinkle-resistant outdoor wear
Production Center Hachioji
Specialties Associations Hachioji Textile Industrial Association
Location 11-2 Hachiman-cho, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo
Phone Number 0426-24-8800
Textile and Apparel
Product Murayama Oshima Pongee
Key Items Murayama Oshima pongees
Characteristic Japanese style woven fabric, enhancing the feel of hand-woven silk
Production Center Throughout Musashi-murayama
Specialties Associations Murayama Orimono Cooperative Association
Location 2-2-1 Honcho, Musashimurayama-shi, Tokyo
Phone Number 042-560-0031
URL http://www.muraori.sakura.ne.jp/( External link )
Product Textiles
Key Items towels products, bedding fabric, yukata fabric, sheets
Characteristic Futon cotton material doesn't shift, and towels are soft
Production Center Oume area
Specialties Associations Ome Orimono Industrial Cooperative Association
Location 3-123 Nishiwakecho, Ome-shi, Tokyo
Phone Number 0428-22-2126
URL http://www.jcwa-net.jp/component/content/article/102.html( External link )
Product Yukata
Key Items single-color dye, sashi-wake (split) dye, Hosokawa dye (twice-dye)
Characteristic Using high-quality dyes, dye process is pour-dyeing
Production Center Nihonbashi-horidomecho, Tomizawacho area
Specialties Associations Tokyo Honzome Yukata Promotion Society
Location 1-9-6 Horidome Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-3663-2101
URL http://www.yukata-too.com/
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Product Knit goods
Key Items outerwear, underwear, sweaters, etc.
Characteristic Design, colors are fashionable
Production Center throughout Tokyo
Specialties Associations Tokyo Knit Fashion Association
Location TKF Daiichikaikan 6F, 4-37-2 Ryogoku, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-3633-5601
URL http://www.tkf.or.jp/( External link )

Product Neckties
Key Items prints, knits, wools, synthetics
Characteristic Products of good taste
Production Center Mainly Taito, Sumida; also Bunkyo, Shinjuku, Shinagawa
Specialties Associations Tokyo Necktie Cooperative Association
Location Mimatsu shoji Inc 2-16-12 Nihonbashi Kakigara-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-5623-3911
Product Hats
Key Items women's, children's, men's
Characteristic Mainly for leisure use
Production Center throughout Tokyo, especially Taito
Specialties Associations Tokyo Hats Manufacturing Cooperative Association
Location 5-25-7 Asakusabashi, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-3851-2306
Product Socks
Key Items socks (manufacturers)
Characteristic Mainly for leisure use
Production Center throughout Tokyo
Specialties Associations Tokyo Socks Cooperative Association
Location 2-27-4 Higashi Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-3851-5371

Others
Product Goldfish
Key Items goldfish
Characteristic Excellent quality
Production Center Mainly Edogawa ward
Specialties Associations Tokyo-to Tansuigyo Youshoku Gyogyou Cooperative Association
Location 7-19-15 Funabori, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-3687-2448
Product Furniture
Key Items Japanese-style, western-style furniture
Characteristic Refinement of designs, succession of traditions
Production Center Minato, Arakawa, Adachi, Taito
Specialties Associations Tokyo Furniture Wholesale Merchant Association
Location 3-24-13 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-3834-1581
Product Toys
Key Items toys
Characteristic movable toys
Production Center Katsushika, Adachi, Arakawa, Koto, Edogawa, Taito
Specialties Associations Tokyo Paper Toys Manufacture's Association
Location 3-11-6 senzoku, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Phone Number 03-3873-0544

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