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

Tuna

Tuna

Tuna is a large-sized migratory species found in tropical and temperate zones around the world. Tuna caught in Aomori are all-natural Hon-maguro, or bluefin tuna.... more

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LOCAL CUISINE

Dried Mochi

Dried Mochi

Dried mochi, or “hoshi-mochi,” is a traditional preserved food from the northwestern area of the Tsugaru region in Aomori prefecture. It is also called kori-mochi,... more

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AOMORI RECIPE

Sake Manjū

Sake ManjūSep 25, 2020

Sake Manjū is a traditional sweet confection used for celebrations. Instead of the more commonly used rice, wheat is the key ingredient for this dish, representing the Nanbu region of Aomori prefecture where grains such as wheat, buckwheat, and chestnut have long been the staple. This is a recipe that has long been passed on between locals over generations. 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.