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Summer Fruits

We've chosen snacks that feature our favorite summer fruits to keep us feeling fresh all month long!

This month's snacks:

Orange Stick Cake

CLASSIC EXCLUSIVE!
MADE BY: Nakajima Taishodo
PRODUCT OF:
Osaka
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: Alcohol

This cake from Nakajima Taishodo is delightfully tart and full of natural flavor. It is light, fluffy, and flavored with orange inside and out making it delicately airy and moist. The real orange slices baked on top give it a classy look and delightfully zingy freshness perfect for summer. 

 

Okinawa Shiquasa Fried Rice Crackers and Peanuts

CLASSIC EXCLUSIVE!
MADE BY: Nansei Shokuhin
PRODUCT OF:
Okinawa
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Peanuts
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

These deep fried rice crackers are flavored with shiquasa, a native Okinawan citrus fruit. It lends a sharp sour note to the start of every bite that blends into the savory flavor of the rice crackers.
Chopped peanuts are added to the crackers for added texture and a boost of umami. 

Lemon Pack Soft Cookie

MADE BY: Yamazaki Biscuits
PRODUCT OF:
Tokyo
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: Alcohol

Lemon Pack is an incredibly popular cracker in Japan, and Yamazaki Biscuits has given it a soft cookie twist. The fluffy cookies have a hint of salt that brightens the smooth lemon cream sandwiched between them. A little salty, a little
sweet, and a little tart, it’s more than your average lemon cookie.

Suika Watermelon Gummy

MADE BY: Kabaya
PRODUCT OF:
Okayama
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

 

Join us for a slice of suika? Suika, or watermelon, is a popular summer snack in Japan for its sweet, thirst-quenching flavor. These limited-edition gummies are shaped like little watermelon slices, dusted with sugar, and have a super chewy texture that you can enjoy only in the summer.

 

 

Puré Gummy Petite: Grape

MADE BY: Kanro
PRODUCT OF:
Tokyo
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: No
COMMON ALLERGENS: None
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

 

Each flavorful bite delivers the concentrated fruity flavor of real grape juice. It's no wonder they're so popular! The sour powder on the outside is mouth-wateringly tart and complements the natural sweetness of fresh grape flavor.

 

 

Purun Konjac Jelly: Peach

MADE BY: Orihiro
PRODUCT OF:
Gunma
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: None
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

 

Konjac jelly is a natural, plant-based jelly made from the konjac plant. It makes a super refreshing treat in the hot summer months, especially when chilled in the refrigerator first. The neutral flavor of konjac really lets the peach juice shine for a sweet and delicate flavor.

 

Kororon Momotaro Sakupuff Chocolat: Peach

MADE BY: Tanabe
PRODUCT OF:
Okayama
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Momotaro and friends dance along the package of this delightful puff. The puffed biscuit is extremely airy and crisp, with an almost savory flavor. On top though is a sweet swirl of peach-infused white chocolate for delicate fruity flavor. 

 

Mikan Mochi

MADE BY: Seiki
PRODUCT OF:
Ehime
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Mikan is one of the sweetest citrus fruits, great for snacking, and has no seeds. Its sweet juice and peel flavor this mochi throughout. A bit of iyokan is also added for balance, as it’s a slightly more bitter citrus fruit and keeps the mochi from being too sweet.

 

Aji Karuta Yuzu Chili Pepper Rice Cracker

MADE BY: Bonchi
PRODUCT OF:
Osaka
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: No
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Fish, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: Alcohol

Yuzu is an aromatic citrus fruit that pairs well with sweet, savory, or spicy, and you’ll find all three in this cracker! The thick and crunchy fried rice cracker has black sesame seeds scattered throughout. It’s covered with an intensely flavorful glaze that starts sweet before the heat kicks in with a gentle yuzu aroma. 

 

Candied Yuzu Peel

MADE BY: Shindoshigeharu Shoten
PRODUCT OF:
Ehime
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: None
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

While recently growing in popularity around the world, yuzu has been a favorite in Japan for centuries. It’s rarely eaten alone, so this treat is that much more special for elevating our precious yuzu into something fantastically chewy and tart.

 

Hokkaido Akaniku Melon Anpan

MADE BY: Bokksu X Honma
PRODUCT OF: Hokkaido
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: Eggs, Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Anpan is a Japanese sweet bun filled with red bean paste, traditionally. But Honma always makes deliciously unique flavors like this akaniku melon and sweet white bean paste filling. Every bite is rich with the flavor of perfectly ripe melon, and is unlike any anpan we’ve tried before!

 

Otona no Otsumami: Lemon Salt

MADE BY: Iwatsuka Seika
PRODUCT OF:
Niigata
VEGETARIAN: No 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Crustacean Shellfish, Peanuts, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Otsumami is a Japanese snack mix of crunchy rice crackers and peanuts, popular for pairing with beer. This version is salty and tart, flavored with lemons from Japan’s Setouchi region. 

 

Organic Hojicha Tea

MADE BY: Bokksu
PRODUCT OF:
Kagoshima
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: None
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Hojicha is made by roasting sencha green tea, which lowers caffeine content and adds a toasty roasted flavor. This Hojicha is a little on the lighter side in terms of flavor, making it perfect for pairing with both sweet and savory foods.

BREWING INSTRUCTIONS:
Steep the tea bag to your desired strength in hot water. Remove the teabag and enjoy.

 

Orange Stick Cake

CLASSIC EXCLUSIVE!
MADE BY: Nakajima Taishodo
PRODUCT OF:
Osaka
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: Alcohol

This cake from Nakajima Taishodo is delightfully tart and full of natural flavor. It is light, fluffy, and flavored with orange inside and out making it delicately airy and moist. The real orange slices baked on top give it a classy look and delightfully zingy freshness perfect for summer. 

 

Okinawa Shiquasa Fried Rice Crackers and Peanuts

CLASSIC EXCLUSIVE!
MADE BY: Nansei Shokuhin
PRODUCT OF:
Okinawa
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Peanuts
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

These deep fried rice crackers are flavored with shiquasa, a native Okinawan citrus fruit. It lends a sharp sour note to the start of every bite that blends into the savory flavor of the rice crackers.
Chopped peanuts are added to the crackers for added texture and a boost of umami. 

Lemon Pack Soft Cookie

MADE BY: Yamazaki Biscuits
PRODUCT OF:
Tokyo
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: Alcohol

Lemon Pack is an incredibly popular cracker in Japan, and Yamazaki Biscuits has given it a soft cookie twist. The fluffy cookies have a hint of salt that brightens the smooth lemon cream sandwiched between them. A little salty, a little
sweet, and a little tart, it’s more than your average lemon cookie.

Suika Watermelon Gummy

MADE BY: Kabaya
PRODUCT OF:
Okayama
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

 

Join us for a slice of suika? Suika, or watermelon, is a popular summer snack in Japan for its sweet, thirst-quenching flavor. These limited-edition gummies are shaped like little watermelon slices, dusted with sugar, and have a super chewy texture that you can enjoy only in the summer.

 

 

Puré Gummy Petite: Grape

MADE BY: Kanro
PRODUCT OF:
Tokyo
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: No
COMMON ALLERGENS: None
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

 

Each flavorful bite delivers the concentrated fruity flavor of real grape juice. It's no wonder they're so popular! The sour powder on the outside is mouth-wateringly tart and complements the natural sweetness of fresh grape flavor.

 

 

Purun Konjac Jelly: Peach

MADE BY: Orihiro
PRODUCT OF:
Gunma
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: None
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

 

Konjac jelly is a natural, plant-based jelly made from the konjac plant. It makes a super refreshing treat in the hot summer months, especially when chilled in the refrigerator first. The neutral flavor of konjac really lets the peach juice shine for a sweet and delicate flavor.

 

Kororon Momotaro Sakupuff Chocolat: Peach

MADE BY: Tanabe
PRODUCT OF:
Okayama
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Momotaro and friends dance along the package of this delightful puff. The puffed biscuit is extremely airy and crisp, with an almost savory flavor. On top though is a sweet swirl of peach-infused white chocolate for delicate fruity flavor. 

 

Mikan Mochi

MADE BY: Seiki
PRODUCT OF:
Ehime
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Mikan is one of the sweetest citrus fruits, great for snacking, and has no seeds. Its sweet juice and peel flavor this mochi throughout. A bit of iyokan is also added for balance, as it’s a slightly more bitter citrus fruit and keeps the mochi from being too sweet.

 

Aji Karuta Yuzu Chili Pepper Rice Cracker

MADE BY: Bonchi
PRODUCT OF:
Osaka
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: No
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Fish, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: Alcohol

Yuzu is an aromatic citrus fruit that pairs well with sweet, savory, or spicy, and you’ll find all three in this cracker! The thick and crunchy fried rice cracker has black sesame seeds scattered throughout. It’s covered with an intensely flavorful glaze that starts sweet before the heat kicks in with a gentle yuzu aroma. 

 

Candied Yuzu Peel

MADE BY: Shindoshigeharu Shoten
PRODUCT OF:
Ehime
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: None
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

While recently growing in popularity around the world, yuzu has been a favorite in Japan for centuries. It’s rarely eaten alone, so this treat is that much more special for elevating our precious yuzu into something fantastically chewy and tart.

 

Hokkaido Akaniku Melon Anpan

MADE BY: Bokksu X Honma
PRODUCT OF: Hokkaido
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: Eggs, Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Anpan is a Japanese sweet bun filled with red bean paste, traditionally. But Honma always makes deliciously unique flavors like this akaniku melon and sweet white bean paste filling. Every bite is rich with the flavor of perfectly ripe melon, and is unlike any anpan we’ve tried before!

 

Otona no Otsumami: Lemon Salt

MADE BY: Iwatsuka Seika
PRODUCT OF:
Niigata
VEGETARIAN: No 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Crustacean Shellfish, Peanuts, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Otsumami is a Japanese snack mix of crunchy rice crackers and peanuts, popular for pairing with beer. This version is salty and tart, flavored with lemons from Japan’s Setouchi region. 

 

Organic Hojicha Tea

MADE BY: Bokksu
PRODUCT OF:
Kagoshima
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: None
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Hojicha is made by roasting sencha green tea, which lowers caffeine content and adds a toasty roasted flavor. This Hojicha is a little on the lighter side in terms of flavor, making it perfect for pairing with both sweet and savory foods.

BREWING INSTRUCTIONS:
Steep the tea bag to your desired strength in hot water. Remove the teabag and enjoy.

 

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