The bright color of the vegetables indicates the
powerful vital force of the tropical sun
Goya bitter gourd is a vegetable that represents Okinawa.
It contains an abundance of vitamin C that is resistant to
heat perfect for stir-fry. The bitterness comes from
It is said that this component is effective in lowering blood
sugar level, strengthening the stomach increasing
It is said that Okinawan vegetables are rich in antioxidants in
comparison with vegetables grown in other parts of Japan.
It acquired the strong vital force in order to protect
themselves from severe ultraviolet rays ocean breezes
that contain salt.
These vegetables are a source of longevity in Okinawa.