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

Aomori Cassis

Aomori Cassis

Aomori city is the largest producer of cassis (black currant) in Japan. Aomori became a major producer in the 1970s. Aomori Cassis, suited to the... more

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LOCAL CUISINE

Wakaoi Onigiri

Wakaoi Onigiri

The most well-known preparation of rice in Japanese cuisine is, without question, “sushi.” However, the original Japanese soul food is rice balls, or “onigiri.” Wakaoi... more

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AOMORI RECIPE

Ubatama

UbatamaJul 29, 2020

Ubatama is a traditional sweet confection originally from the Kamikita/Sampachi region of Aomori prefecture. Ubatama features nagaimo, or Japanese yam, making it a highly nutritious snack. It is believed to be perfect for “uba” or wet nurses, giving it the name Ubatama. 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.