Notice of Price Change 価格変更のお知らせ

Notice of Price Change 価格変更のお知らせ

Notice of Price Change


We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude for your continued patronage of the rice factory.


Due to the steep rise in distribution costs and ocean freight rates in Japan, we are finding it difficult to maintain our retail prices. In particular, ocean freight rates have soared more than three times compared to last year's rates, and we do not expect a recovery to previous rates in the foreseeable future.


We have been working hard to keep prices unchanged by reducing distribution costs through mass production contracts and improved efficiency, but we have been unable to do so and have no choice but to raise prices in order to maintain our current services.

We would like to ask for the understanding of all our customers.


We will continue to make our best efforts to deliver safe products and provide products that satisfy our customers.


We would like to thank you for your understanding.


【Details of the price change】

Rice : $0.4~0.6/lb price increase (Effective from new crop for each brand)

Other products : about 15% price increase (Effective from December 1, 2021)



the rice factory CEO

Satoshi Ito




平素よりthe rice factoryをご利用いただき、厚く御礼申し上げます。












(お米)$0.4~0.6/LB up 各銘柄とも新米から順次適用(19年産、20年産は現状価格を維持)

(その他)15%前後 up 2021年12月1日から適用


the rice factory店主

伊藤 聡

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We renewed the online store in the first half of April. We will continue to improve the service and usability, so we look forward to your continued support.

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In order to prevent COVID-19 infection, we started an initiative so that customers can shop without going out, and we are very grateful to everyone for their favorable reception.

Vaccines are becoming more widespread in the United States, but I hope that they will return to a healthy United States as soon as possible.

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