Inaniwa Udon is one of the three best Udon noodles in Japan. The manufacturing process of the Inaniwa brand noolde was established more than 350 years ago. The histroy of Inaniwa Udon can be traced back to 1665, when the brand noodle was born in southern part of Akita called “Inaniwa” which is surrounded by mountains and clean air and water, and most importanty high quality wheat. Feudla lord of the land found its perfect environment to make delicious Udon noodle, and then made villegaers produce Inaniwa Udon and the products were offered to the lord. In 1752, the noodle became the most famous product from the area, and had been used as a present for Shogun general and Daimyo feudal lord. Since then the noodles were made only from strictly seleceted clean water and ingredients, the Inaniwa brand Udon noodles came to be known as luxurious product. It has been told that ordinary people could hardly got to eat the brand noodle in their everyday life.