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

Nagaimo

Nagaimo

Nagaimo, or Japanese yam, produced in Aomori claims a 40% share of domestic distribution. In recent years, there has been an increase in the numbers... more

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LOCAL CUISINE

Nanbu Senbei Crackers

Nanbu Senbei Crackers

Nanbu senbei is a type of crackers from the Nanbu region of Aomori. In the end of Edo period, the region experienced famine and poor... more

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AOMORI RECIPE

Simmered Asparagus and Chicken in Creamy Sauce

Simmered Asparagus and Chicken in Creamy SauceFeb 20, 2024

Aomori’s asparagus is cultivated in the greenhouse as a winter vegetable from December through March. They are produced by the “forced cultivation” method, planting the parent root grown in summer in the greenhouse and harvesting them in winter. Aomori’s green asparagus in winter has good quality and taste and has received high praise from outside the prefecture. 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.