The Kurihara Brothers – 4th generation tea farmers

The Kurihara brothers, Akio and Yuji, are 4th generation tea farmers, having taken over from their father, Kippei Kurihara. As a Yame city councilman, their father is very respected in the Yamecha community in Fukuoka Prefecture, and Akio and Yuji have some big shoes to fill!

Akio is in charge of the actual farming, while elder brother Yuji is in charge of the business. At, take our farm questions to Akio, and negotiate pricing and discuss strategy with Yuji.

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