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

Cabbage

Cabbage

Aomori cabbage is shipped between June and October, with summer/fall cabbage (July~October) production ranking seventh nationwide. Spring cabbage, suited for salads, dominates Aomori’s cabbage production... 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

Hittsumi

HittsumiOct 26, 2020

As farmland spreads across the region, the regional cuisine of the Nanbu region in Aomori has long featured grains and flour (wheat/buckwheat).The soup dish, “Hittsumi,” is named after the manner in which the dumplings are made by tearing off the dough. 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.