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

Nemagari Bamboo

Nemagari Bamboo

Takenoko, or the bamboo shoot, is a symbol of spring in Japan. Bamboo shoots have a unique flavor and are widely used in Japanese and... more

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LOCAL CUISINE

Beko-Mochi

Beko-Mochi

Beko-mochi is a type of Japanese confectionery. There are various theories as to the naming of beko-mochi. The name beko-mochi may have come from how... more

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AOMORI RECIPE

Yoshimochi

YoshimochiApr 22, 2022

“Yoshimochi,” a sweeten-mochi made of rice flour, is one of the local deserts eaten in mainly the Northwest Tsugaru area of Aomori Prefecture. 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.