It is said that pineapple seedlings drifted to Kabira Bay from a Dutch ship that ran aground off Ishigaki Island in 1866, at the end of the Edo Period, and were first introduced to Okinawa.
Later in 1930, pineapple seedlings were brought from Taiwan, and full-scale production began on Ishigaki Island.
Please wash thoroughly in warm water by hand before the first use to remove the starch. They use natural sweet potato starch from Kagoshima prefecture in Japan. Soak in hot water at 40 degrees to let the starch soften. Rinse until water comes out clean.
Size: 30 x 35 cm (12 x 13.5 inches)
Material: Cotton, Viscose
Made in Nara Prefecture, Japan
How to care for Shirayuki Kitchen Cloth
Please use a laundry net when washing in a washing machine.
Please air dry.
Avoid tumble drying as the dryer will cause shrinkage.