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

Salmon

Salmon

Natural salmon caught in Japan is safe, with no chemical preservatives or additives. Americans import and consume them as all-natural “wild salmon.” Fishing for salmon... more

Ikkyu Nyukon Kabocha SquashIkkyu Nyukon Kabocha Squash Naratake (Honey Mushroom)Naratake (Honey Mushroom)

LOCAL CUISINE

Imo Mochi no June-ae/Oshiruko

Imo Mochi no June-ae/Oshiruko

Imo, or potato, is a treasured produce in the Shimokita region in Aomori due to its resilience to the summer cold and humid Yamase winds.... more

Nanban MisoNanban Miso KeiranKeiran

AOMORI RECIPE

Plenty Beans, Miso Soup with Lots of Ingredients

Plenty Beans, Miso Soup with Lots of IngredientsSep 24, 2021

Generally, the season of edamame (green soybeans) is summer. However, Aomori’s edamame (“Kemame” ) is harvested in September, when the difference in temperature of morning and night becomes large. 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.