Founded in 1871. Its flagship brand name “Maboroshi' literally translates to the English word 'phantom' rooting back to the catalyst discovery of apple yeast by Kiyoma Nakao, the fourth-generation. Apple yeast is a yeast fungus that excels in three aspects: fermenting power, refreshing acidity, and fruity aroma. When brewed with apple yeast, it produces sake with a fruity aroma and a clean taste. In addition, in order to fully demonstrate the power of this yeast, we have developed the industry's first "high-temperature saccharification moto" and received the 1st Technical Achievement Award. "