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Special Feature

Delicious Relationship Between
Yaeyama Islands and

Salt of Ishigaki

It is said that there are more than 300 kinds of salt in Japan, which is a country surrounded by the sea.
Thank you for your interest in Salt of Ishigaki among the many varieties of salt. 

In this special feature page, we hope you can get a sense of; 
which part of Japan
Salt of Ishigaki was born,
the relationship between
the forest, ocean, nature and us,
and the secret of the deliciousness.

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Delicious Relationship Between Yaeyama Islands and
Salt of Ishigaki

What is Salt of Ishigaki? 

Ishigaki island is located in the Yaeyama Islands, about 430 km further southwest of Okinawa, located in the southernmost part of Japan. Yaeyama Islands are made of a group of small islands including Taketomi Island, Kohama Island, Yonaguni Island, Hatoma Island, Hateruma Island, Kuroshima Island, Iriomote Island, Aragusuku Island, and Ishigaki Island. 

Salt of Ishigaki is 100% pure island salt made by the islanders, which contains the blessings of the Yaeyama Islands nurtured by the unique islands. 

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What is Salt of Ishigaki



Just Seawater


No Additives


No subtractions

Human and Nature Friendly

This salt is based on

the concept of real nature blessing.


Yaeyama islands that nurture the Salt in this Island

Japanese southernmost Yaeyama Islands are reached by ANA, JAL, PEACH, etc. There are direct flights from Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Hong Kong, and other overseas. From Ishigaki Island, the main island of Yaeyama Islands, you can visit each island. 


Ishigaki Island

Yonaguni Island

Iriomote Island

Hatoma Island

Kohama Island

Taketomi Island

Kuroshima Island

Aragusuku Island

Hateruma Island

The Yaeyama Islands have a population of approximately 53,723.

Out of those, Ishigaki Island has a population of about 48,000,

a circumference of 162km and an area of 228k㎡.

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