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Sakuraco May 2024 Booklet

This year has been full of authentic flavors and delicious Japanese snacks and sweets. Therefore, this month, the Sakuraco Team has carefully hand-selected some of their favorites so far. Which did you receive? 

Miso Peanut Tetra

By Uchiyama Tozaburo Shoten (Niigata)
Common Allergens: Peanuts, Soy
May Contain Traces Of: Wheat, Dairy, Egg, Shrimp, Crab
Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

These peanuts are generously coated in white miso from the esteemed Yamazaki Brewery. Savor the unique blend of umami and pleasantly sweet miso, inviting you to experience a taste of time-honored craftsmanship.

Setouchi Hassaku Jelly

By Kuniwa Sangyo (Okayama)
Common Allergens: N/A
May Contain Traces Of: Dairy, Peach, Apple, Gelatin
Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Savor the essence of Setouchi’s sun-kissed hassaku, a Japanese citrus fruit, in this delectable jelly. Carefully grown to preserve its natural sweetness and balanced acidity, this jelly captures the refreshing flavors of hassaku.

Tsubu Arare

By Yamato Foods (Hiroshima)
Common Allergens: Wheat, Shrimp, Soy
May Contain Traces Of: Egg, Dairy, Peanuts, Crab, Almond, Squid, Cashew, Kiwi, Beef, Walnut, Sesame, Salmon, Mackerel, Gelatin, Chicken, Banana, Pork, Peach, Yam, Apple
Vegetarian Friendly: No

Enjoy this pack of bite-sized arare boasting two different flavors, shrimp and seaweed. Each bite offers your palate a delightful burst of flavor with a satisfying crunch.

Setouchi Lemon Cream Cookie

By Itokawaya (Mie)
Common Allergens: Wheat, Egg, Dairy, Soy
May Contain Traces Of: Buckwheat, Crab, Shrimp, Peanuts, Walnut, Sesame

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Artfully adorned with an image of Itsukushima Shrine’s floating torii gate, these subtly sweet cookies embrace a layer of lemon cream infused with the flavor of Hiroshima Setouchi lemons. A combination of refreshing flavor and crisp texture.

Maneki Neko Arare

By Newest Co. (Osaka)
Common Allergens: Wheat, Mackerel, Soy
May Contain Traces Of: Dairy, Egg, Shrimp, Crab, Beef, Chicken, Pork, Apple, Gelatin, Sesame
Vegetarian Friendly: No

Crafted using high-quality ingredients, these golden arare have been carefully baked and encased in packaging with one of eight joyful lucky cat, or maneki neko, designs.

Anko Chocolate Arare

By Seikado Arare Honpo (Miyagi)
Common Allergens: Wheat, Soy
May Contain Traces Of: Egg, Dairy, Peanuts, Shrimp, Sesame, Gelatin
Vegetarian Friendly: No

Savor indulgent flavors with these Anko Chocolate Arare. Crafted with organic glutinous rice, it combines the sweetness of red bean paste, the bitterness of cacao powder, and the crispness of arare for a delightful treat.

Peach Dorayaki

By Ichiei Foods (Aichi)
Common Allergens: Wheat, Egg, Dairy, Soy, Yam, Peach
May Contain Traces Of: N/A

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Experience the mellow, sweet flavors of Okayama’s finest white peaches kneaded into the luscious bean paste filling of these dorayaki—a delightful balance.

Mini Heart Arare

By Hatsuho Confectionery (Osaka)
Common Allergens: Soy
May Contain Traces Of: Wheat, Sesame, Almond, Egg, Dairy

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Savor the unique charm of these Mini Heart Arare, thoughtfully crafted with 100% sticky rice, using a patented method. Coated with a gentle salad plum flavoring, each piece will delight your palate.

Komachi Adzuki Pie

By Kawachi Surugaya (Osaka)
Common Allergens: Wheat, Egg, Dairy, Soy
May Contain Traces Of: Peach, Apple, Salmon, Almond
Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

This Komachi Adzuki Pie has a rich red bean paste filling delicately enveloped in several layers of flaky puff pastry. With a perfect balance of sweetness, it’s a delightful and wholesome treat.

Chili Oil Ebi Senbei

By Mainatto (Aichi)
Common Allergens: Wheat, Shrimp, Soy, Sesame
May Contain Traces Of: Peanuts, Egg, Dairy, Crab

Vegetarian Friendly: No

Enjoy the fiery zest of these bite-sized senbei, featuring a special shrimp batter coated with chili oil and chili pepper sauce. 

Setouchi Olive & Wine Vinegar Noriten

By Maruka Foods (Hiroshima)
Common Allergens: Wheat, Egg, Squid
May Contain Traces Of: Dairy, Shrimp, Crab
Vegetarian Friendly: No

Invigorate your palate with the enticing flavors of noriten—where the rich aroma of Setouchi olives captivates your senses, followed by a refreshing touch of acidity from wine vinegar.

Sakura Donut Bou

By Fuji Bambi (Kumamoto)
Common Allergens: Wheat, Egg
May Contain Traces Of: Dairy, Apple, Banana, Orange, Soy
Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

The crispy fried dough of these donut bou are soaked in honey and plenty of cherry blossom syrup resulting in a fresh, spring flavor. Crispy on the outside and moist on the inside, these treats are perfectly paired with a cup of tea.

Sakura Arare Tetra

By Matsumoto Confectionery (Osaka)
Common Allergens: Soy, Wheat, Shrimp
May Contain Traces Of: Egg, Dairy, Peanuts
Vegetarian Friendly: No

Enjoy this charming, pleasant blend of unglazed arare and sakura-shaped soy sauce arare—crafted from premium Japanese rice using traditional techniques. 

Sakura Mochi

By Marusan Tamakiya (Nagano)
Common Allergens: Soy
May Contain Traces Of: Wheat, Egg, Dairy, Walnut, Apple, Orange, Peach, Banana, Gelatin

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

This chewy mochi is lightly sprinkled with iridescent powder, making it glisten in the light. The sweetness of these mochi, combined with the floral notes of the cherry blossom, creates a harmonious balance of flavors.

Mentaiko Senbei

By Sanshu Confectionery (Saitama)
Common Allergens: Wheat, Dairy, Soy, Salmon, Seafood (Fish Sauce), Gelatin
May Contain Traces Of: Shrimp, Egg
Vegetarian Friendly: No

Savor the bold flavors of this Mentaiko Senbei. Each senbei is seasoned with a special sauce made from mentaiko, spiced cod roe, offering a satisfying spiciness.

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