Kyushu has a vast variety of local specialty products such as agricultural produce, local sake, processed food, folk crafts, and goods manufactured by traditional techniques. Warm climate helped locals to develop products unique to this land. The island also has a lot of unique local traditions tracing back to ancient times, which has led to a production of a huge variety of items of interest in a large quantity all year round. Local sake wines are brewed using clear and abundant water resource. Livestock products have been developed including Japanese beef of local brands and Berkshire pork, taking advantage of the local geographic and climate conditions. Exceptional craftsmanship stays alive such as Yamaga lanterns, which originate from sacred rites performed in the community in old times. Enjoy unique products and experiences that only Kyushu has to offer.