UMAIMONO AOMORI

No.1 food

Aomori is the top producer of many products in Japan.

No.1 food

The prefecture offers unique, locally sustained products.

AOMORI SPECIALTY GUIDE

Potatoes

Potatoes

Although Hokkaido is the eminent producer of potatoes in Japan, Aomori is another major producer, ranking as the sixth largest in the nation. 90% of... more

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LOCAL CUISINE

Sushiko Pickled Rice

Sushiko Pickled Rice

Originally from the rice country of the Seihoku area in the Tsugaru region, sushiko is a unique Japanese pickle made with rice. Sushiko uses lactic... more

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AOMORI RECIPE

Kinkamochi

KinkamochiJul 28, 2021

Kinkamochi is one of the local sweets of the southern area of Aomori Prefecture. It is a light meal that comes up from the food culture of flour in the southern prefecture as an offering for butsudan (home Buddhist altars) during Obon (an annual Buddhist event) of August 16 or snack meal during agricultural work. more

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ABOUT AOMORI

Aomori is home to a rich natural environment producing fresh top-quality produce. In addition, Aomori has distinct food cultures that have developed and continue to evolve within its many local regions.