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May 18, 2023

Farmind, Cheongdo-gun and Nature Farm have signed MOU for mutual cooperation in sales promotion, with the aim of further expanding the market for "Oyatsu Jukugaki"

Farmind Corporation (Headquarter: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Tatsuo Horiuchi; hereafter "Farmind"), establishing a nationwide comprehensive fruits and vegetables cold chain network, , is delivering fresh and delicious fruits and vegetables to Japanese customers from Japan and various countries around the world .

On May 17th, Farmind welcomed KIM HA-SOO, the Mayor of Cheongdo-gun and YE JUNG-SOO, the CEO of Nature Farm Corporation, to its headquarters in Tokyo. They signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aiming to further expand the domestic sales of semi-dried persimmons called "Oyatsu Jukugaki." Cheongdo-gun is a production area of premium Korean persimmons, which are the ingredient for "Oyatsu Jukugaki," and Nature Farm Corporation is responsible for its manufacturing.

During the MOU signing ceremony, the Mayor Mr. KIM stated, "Through 'Oyatsu Jukugaki,' we hope to convey the deliciousness of Cheongdo-gun’s special persimmons to many Japanese consumers. As the local administrative agency, we will strive to maintain quality and actively support stable supply to Japan." He expressed his enthusiasm for future sales expansion.

Seedless semi-dried persimmons, 'Oyatsu Jukugaki'
Rich in beta-carotene and vitamin A, packed with nutrients
※Product image for illustration purposes only
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Based on Farmind’s corporate philosophy of "linking farmers with consumers", Farmind will continue to strengthen the supply system of fruits and vegetables in Japan and overseas and improve the quality through its nationwide cold chains, deliver fresh and delicious fruits and vegetables from farms to consumers, and contribute to the development of domestic and overseas fruits and vegetables distribution from various perspectives.

■Signing ceremony for the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
(From left to right in the photo) YE JUNG-SOO, CEO of Nature Farm, KIM HA-SOO, the Mayor of Cheongdo-gun,
and Tatsuo Horiuchi, the President and CEO of Farmind
Corporate Planning Department, Farmind Corporation
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