Aomori is the top producer of many products in Japan.
The prefecture offers unique, locally sustained products.
Kinkamochi is one of the local sweets of the southern area of Aomori Prefecture. It is a light meal that comes up from the food culture of flour in the southern prefecture as an offering for butsudan (home Buddhist altars) during Obon (an annual Buddhist event) of August 16 or snack meal during agricultural work. 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.