Uehara Family Sugar Cane Press


Estimated at end of the 1800s (Meiji Period) 

Former Location:

Minato, Higashikagawa, Kagawa Prefecture

A Square Sato-shime hut!

Sato-shime huts were used for pressing the juice from sugar cane. This is a square example to accompany the two round ones. This is yet another building that helped support sugar production in the Sanuki region, which was once the nation’s largest sugar producer.