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Kanagawa Cuisine

Shonan Gold

Shonan gold is a fruit invented by Kanagawa prefecture that offers an entirely new sensory experience. It was born from a fusion between the ogonkan (golden oranges) that were already being harvested in the west of Kanagawa prefecture and the "Imamura unshiu" (a variety of satsuma orange). Visually the fruit resembles a lemon, and you would expect it to have a strong sour taste. But upon taking a bite, a fresh scent and refreshing sweetness fills the mouth, and the fruit is a tiny treasure that offers immense satisfaction despite its small size. Recent years have seen the production and sale of sweets and drinks that make use of Shonan gold.

Yokohama Kamakura Hakone

Where to eat Shonan Gold

Oiso Fruit Orchard / Mikan picking

Oiso Fruit Orchard / Mikan picking

Oiso
Picking up Mandarins at Shonan-Ninomiya

Picking up Mandarins at Shonan-Ninomiya

Ninomiya
Yugawara Mandarin Picking

Yugawara Mandarin Picking

Yugawara
Orange Garden (Orange Picking)

Orange Garden (Orange Picking)

Odawara

Kanagawa Cuisine