Kaga Vegetables are 15 designated vegetables that have been uniquely cultivated in Kanazawa since 1945 or earlier. Cultivated using traditional methods, they are frequently used in authentic Kanazawa cuisine. The citizens of Kanazawa are very proud of these well-known vegetables that can be enjoyed all year round.
Kaga Vegetable Mascot “Veggietan”
- Modeled after an Utsugi red-skinned sweet chestnut pumpkin. He carries other Kaga vegetables in the basket on his back.
- Chosen from designs submitted from across the country.
Introducing 15 Kaga Vegetables
Kinjiso (Okinawan Spinach)View more
Kaga Futokyuri (Big Cucumbers)View more
Takenoko (Bamboo Shoots)View more
Utsugi Akagawa Amaguri Kabocha (Utsugi Red-skinned Sweet Chestnut Pumpkins)View more
Heta Murasaki Nasu (Eggplants)View more
Kaga Tsurumame (Wild Soybeans)View more
Akazuiki (Red Taro Stems)View more
Kaga Renkon (Lotus Roots)View more
Satsumaimo (Sweet Potatoes)View more
Kanazawa Ippon Futonegi (Large Spring Onions)View more
Gensuke Daikon (Japanese White Radishes)View more
Kanazawa Shungiku (Chrysanthemum Greens)View more
Futatsuka Karashina (Indian Mustard)View more
Kanazawa Seri (Japanese Parsley)View more
Kuwai (Arrowhead Bulbs)View more