We serve as “Iwai-nushi” (a main host of the celebration) of SAIDAIJI EYO on 18(Sat.) February. (The 2nd time to be “Iwai-nushi” since 1994)
“SAIDAIJI EYO” (Naked man’s festival) is an unique festival with a long history since Nara period (710-794). It has been designated as an important intangible folk cultural asset on 2 March 2016.
At midnight in bitter cold winter, about 10,000 naked men wearing loincloth only struggle to take hold of "Shingi” (a lucky sacred wooden stick) thrown from a window of SAIDAIJI Temple (Higashi-ku, Okayama). The highlight is really overwhelming and virile.
Fujiwara Techno-Art is a brewing machinery pioneer enterprise that broke the path to fully automated unmanned koji (rice mold) production for the brewing of soy sauce, miso, sake, shochu and similar.
Our technological capability has won high appraisal ever since, to the point where our machines account for a roughly 80% share of the koji production capacity inside Japan.
With the global spread of Japanese food culture, we now export our products to more than 20 countries worldwide. Further, we have utilized our expertise built up in the field of brewing to develop machinery for filtering and powder sterilization. Striking out into the general foodstuff and bio industries, we are blazing trails to the affluent eating of the future with our outstanding plant engineering capabilities.