Aomori is the top producer of many products in Japan.
The prefecture offers unique, locally sustained products.
The Tsugaru region of Aomori prefecture has a unique culture of Japanese pickles using rice. Hosotake sushi is one of them. It is preserved foods made of fish or vegetables using fermentation of rice. Local people enjoy it as food served to accompany a drink or a side dish for gohan (cooked rice). 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.