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Derivation2

産業労働部地域産業振興課

Department of Industry and Labor Akita Prefectural Government

Department of Industry and Labor Akita Prefectural Government

In the days of the Edo Period (1602), in order to relieve the poverty-stricken populace from their distress, Odate ruling Satake-Nishi’s family made the best use of the abundant forest resources within their territory.
As such, the lord encouraged lower class samurai to start side jobs making bentwood lunch boxes which were made from resources brought along by woodcutters.

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  • Title: Derivation2
  • Creator: 産業労働部地域産業振興課

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