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

Carrots

Carrots

Aomori is the fourth largest producer of carrots in Japan. Soft and sweet, carrots from Aomori are known for keeping well. Production reaches its peak... more

Shimokita Apios AmericanaShimokita Apios Americana MelonMelon

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

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AOMORI RECIPE

Sea urchin rice

Sea urchin riceJun 28, 2022

Lettuce, which grows well under the cool and drier weather, fits the climate of Aomori Prefecture, and its best season is about to begin. Lettuce has approximately 30 leaves per one, and the four outer leaves, with high fiber and crunchy taste, are compatible with oil and good for fried rice. 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.