Aomori is the top producer of many products in Japan.
The prefecture offers unique, locally sustained products.
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
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.