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New Beginnings

New Year, New Me! The start of the new year is the best time to be planning new goals, new resolutions, and… new travels!!

January 2023

Start the New Year with Japan's Enchanting Winter Festivals

Despite January being known as one of the coldest months in Japan, let’s defy convention and transform the season into a heartwarming winter experience by attending a captivating winter festival.

What's in this box?

Our snack boxes feature a carefully curated selection of Japanese snacks, teas, and home goods from local makers that each represent a unique aspect of Japanese Culture.
The rice cake shop meets the rice cracker shop! A fresh combination of potatoes and rice gives these crunchy potato chips an irresistible exquisite sa...
A big hit product that is making its return yet again in our omiyage box! Over 250,000 packets were sold when this snack first hit the shelves in Sing...
This yuzu drink is a long-selling product that has been sold for more than 30 years. Originated from Umaji Village, the second smallest village in Koc...
Made with 100% Toyama rice, these rice cracker snacks were made by kneading "shiroebi" (baby white shrimp)—the jewel of Toyama Bay—into the dough. The...
These peanuts are coated with batter containing grilled shrimp. They are then directly roasted at 180ºC or higher to attain the crispy texture and its...
Spice up your New Year with some wasabi! This bag of lotus root chips gives a refreshing twist to this month's omiyage box with a Japanese native flav...
A cute and unique snack with a fun process that will make you savour its taste! Also hailing from Kurian Fumidou, the fragrant and crispy texture of t...
This award-winning chestnut yokan is made with custom-made touches of Fumido's pure domestic chesnut bean paste kneaded with the finest high-quality a...
Usher in the New Year with this sweet combination of red (strawberry) and white (apple), which is regarded as auspicious colours in Japan! This jelly ...
UPCOMING MONTH’S THEME

August 2024: Scale New Heights With Nagano's Natural Splendour And Unique Flavours

Next month, get ready to immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Shinshuu region, the historical name for Nagano Prefecture. Renowned for its stunning views, including the Japanese Alps, Shinshuu is a summer paradise with its majestic mountain landscapes, crystal-clear alpine lakes, and lush green valleys. From thrilling outdoor adventures to serene retreats in traditional onsen, Shinshuu offers something for everyone. Discover the unique flavours of Nagano, including delectable chestnut, the spicy kick of Shichimi, and more as we unveil the hidden gems and vibrant culture of this captivating region. Prepare for an unforgettable summer journey to the heart of Japan’s natural splendor.

Past Monthly Theme

From flavor pairings and prefectures, to festivals and holidays, we carefully curate the most authentic Japanese snacks, candy, and teas to get a true feel of Japan.

Yummy Yamagata

June 2024

So Much Matcha

May 2024

Spring Beginnings

April 2024

Tasty Tohoku Treats

March 2024

With Love, Izu

February 2024

Ichigo Ichie

January 2024

JR EAST PASS

Unlock unlimited travel across Eastern Japan with our flexible JR EAST PASS. Journey through iconic destinations at your own pace.

Mochiya Potato Chips

もちやのポテトチップ

The rice cake shop meets the rice cracker shop! A fresh combination of potatoes and rice gives these crunchy potato chips an irresistible exquisite saltiness—you won't stop reaching for more!

Origin
Chiba
Made By
Sanshin
Flavour
Savoury
Allergen
N/A

Chilli Oil Shrimp Crackers

ラー油せんべい

A big hit product that is making its return yet again in our omiyage box! Over 250,000 packets were sold when this snack first hit the shelves in Singapore back in 2021. It maintains its long-standing popularity with the perfect combination of the spiciness of the chilli oil and the sweetness of the prawns. The addition of garlic and sesame also enhances its taste, making this another addictive snack.

Origin
-
Made By
KINOKUNIYA
Flavour
Sweet and savoury
Allergen
Sesame Seed, Shrimp, Soybean, Wheat

Gokkun Umaji Village Yuzu Can Drink

缶のごっくん馬路村アルミ缶

This yuzu drink is a long-selling product that has been sold for more than 30 years. Originated from Umaji Village, the second smallest village in Kochi Prefecture, it is a village filled with an abundance of yuzu, which is the iconic fruit of the region. Simply made with its very own yuzu harvest, the pure water of the Yasuda River, and sweet delicious honey, this drink has been perfected through repeated trials and errors for everyone to enjoy, including children.

Origin
Kochi
Made By
Umaji Village Agricultural Cooperative Association
Flavour
Sweet
Allergen
N/A

Crispy Ebisen (Seaweed Flavour)

ぱりぱりえびせん 青のり味

Made with 100% Toyama rice, these rice cracker snacks were made by kneading "shiroebi" (baby white shrimp)—the jewel of Toyama Bay—into the dough. The dough is stretched as thinly as possible, giving it a crisp texture. It is a popular product that is loved by people of all ages. This bag comes in individual packaging, which makes it perfect for sharing to celebrate the start of a new year! FUN FACT: Did you know that shrimp symbolises long life in Japan? It is an absolute essential for Osechi, the New Year's meal!

Origin
Toyama
Made By
Hinodeya Confectionery
Flavour
Savoury
Allergen
Mackerel, Shrimp, Soybean, Wheat

Hokkaido Kaisen Mame Umashio Grilled Shrimp Peanuts

北海道海鮮豆 焼えび豆旨塩

These peanuts are coated with batter containing grilled shrimp. They are then directly roasted at 180ºC or higher to attain the crispy texture and its fragrant aroma. This snack also goes well with alcohol.

Origin
Hokkaido
Made By
Ikeda Foods
Flavour
Savoury
Allergen
Peanut, Shrimp, Soybean, Wheat

Wasabi Soy Sauce Flavoured Lotus Root Chips

わさび醤油味れんこんチップス

Spice up your New Year with some wasabi! This bag of lotus root chips gives a refreshing twist to this month's omiyage box with a Japanese native flavour; spicy wasabi mixed with soy sauce. The wasabi powder used to season these lightly-textured lotus root chips comes from Azumino, Nagano Prefecture.

Origin
Okayama
Made By
Kamoi Food
Flavour
Savoury
Allergen
Beef, Chicken, Dairy, Egg, Gelatin, Pork, Soybean, Wheat

Kumasan Monaka

くまさんもなか あずき

A cute and unique snack with a fun process that will make you savour its taste! Also hailing from Kurian Fumidou, the fragrant and crispy texture of this bear monaka is specially grilled in the Kaga Region of Ishikawa Prefecture, which is famous for its monaka wafer skin. You can enjoy this snack by spreading their prided azuki bean paste on the wafer, or by dissolving the azuki bean paste in hot water and put the bear to float on it! Like they say: enjoy the process, and savour every bit of the azuki bean paste as soon as you put it in your mouth.

Origin
Nagano
Made By
Kurian Fumido
Flavour
Sweet
Allergen
Soybean

Chibi Chestnut Yokan

ちび栗ようかん

This award-winning chestnut yokan is made with custom-made touches of Fumido's pure domestic chesnut bean paste kneaded with the finest high-quality agar from Ina, Nagano Prefecture. Since the start of its business in 1864, Kurian Fumidou has been working closely with the local community of Obuse, a small beautiful town in the prefecture, which is famous for its chestnuts.

Origin
Nagano
Made By
Kurian Fumido
Flavour
Sweet
Allergen
N/A

Red and White Enmusubikan

紅白縁結びかん

Usher in the New Year with this sweet combination of red (strawberry) and white (apple), which is regarded as auspicious colours in Japan! This jelly is in the shape of the "En-musubi" matchmaking symbol. Tsuyama-ya Confectionery is a confectionery maker with over a 100 years of history in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture—home to the famous Izumo Taisha, where the deity of relationships and marriage (Okuninushi-no-Kami) is enshrined at.

Founded in the first year of the Taisho era, Tsuyama-ya Confectionery is considered one of the three major confectionery shops, in which their products are originally made using ingredients from the region.

Origin
Shimane
Made By
Tsuyama-ya Confectionery
Flavour
Sweet
Allergen
Apple, Orange, Soybean