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

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LOCAL CUISINE

Akahata Mochi

Akahata Mochi

“Akahata” (Mazzaella japonica) is a type of seaweed that can be cultivated between January and May. In Aomori prefecture, akahata has only been available in... more

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AOMORI RECIPE

Nishime, simmered vegetable

Nishime, simmered vegetableJan 24, 2023

“Nishime” is a Japanese dish made when people gather, such as on New Year’s Day or Obon (a Japanese Buddhist custom day in summer). Sometimes, people cook in large quantities using a large pot, reheat and eat for several days. The dish includes various ingredients like vegetables, mountain vegetables, and soybeans products; therefore, it has a good nutrition balance. 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.