Manatsu Fruits

Manatsu Fruits

This month, we’re celebrating the manatsu (midsummer) with unique Japanese citrus flavors, like shiquasa, kabosu, and setouchi lemon.

Manatsu Fruits

This month, we’re celebrating the manatsu (midsummer) with unique Japanese citrus flavors, like shiquasa, kabosu, and setouchi lemon.

Let’s dive into this month’s box

We’re “UnBokksuing” our Manatsu Fruits snack box!

Let’s dive into this month’s box

We’re “UnBokksuing” our Manatsu Fruits snack box!

This month's snacks:

Kamu Kamu: Pineapple

MADE BY: Meiji Chewing Gum
PRODUCT OF:
Aichi
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: No

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Kamu means "to chew" and this chewy snack has three sweet and sour layers.

Stick Financier: Lemon Tea

MADE BY: Igetado
PRODUCT OF:
Aichi
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Financiers are French-style cakes flavored with beurre noisette (brown butter) and almond flour. Maker Igetado grinds the almonds in house and adds a lightly sweet and tangy lemon tea flavor.

Mori no Madeleine: Lemon

MADE BY: Ragueneau Sasaki
PRODUCT OF:
Aomori
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs,Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

A madeleine is a fluffy French sponge cake. This treat is flavored with lemon for a delicious touch of citrus.

Mixed Berry Cake

MADE BY: Nakajima Taishodo
PRODUCT OF:
Osaka
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

The perfect combination of light, airy, and moist, this cake interweaves the taste of cranberries, strawberries, and blueberries for a berry delicious snack.  

White Peach Jelly

MADE BY: Yugeya Honpo
PRODUCT OF:
Ishikawa
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: N/A
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

A one-bite jelly with slices of real white peaches inside! In Japan, the word momo (peach) often refers to white peaches. They’re often sweeter and more fragrant than standard yellow peaches and lend a juicy flavor to this jelly.

Oita Kabosu Langue de Chat

MADE BY: Nikko Shokuhin
PRODUCT OF:
Oita
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

A langue de chat is a cookie that sandwiches delicious cream. The cream is flavored with rich chocolate and kabosu, a small and sour citrus fruit native to Oita Prefecture.

Marui Chinsuko: Pineapple

MADE BY: Nampo
PRODUCT OF:
Okinawa
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Chinsuko are a traditional Okinawan shortbread-style cookie with a crumbly and crunchy texture. This version is flavored with another Okinawa specialty: pineapple! It has a mildly tropical flavor that is lightly sweet and tart.

Natsu Mikan Waffle Sand CookieChoshu Hogaya

MADE BY: Choshu Hogaya
PRODUCT OF:
Yamaguchi
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Mikan are a tangerine-like citrus that’s native to Japan. Maker Choshu Hogaya kneads waffle dough with Yamaguchi mikan juice, and through its cream filling as well.

Levain Classical Crunch: Setouchi Lemon

MADE BY: Yamazaki Biscuits
PRODUCT OF:
Tokyo
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Yamazaki Biscuits takes their saltine-like crackers and coats them in setouchi-flavored cream. Setouchi are tart lemons from Japan’s Seto Inland Sea region, giving the snack a lemon tart-esque taste!

Muskmelon Bouchée

MADE BY: Ichifuji Seika
PRODUCT OF:
Shizuoka
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: Alcohol

A bouchée is a bite-sized pastry with a sweet filling in between two buns. Maker Ichifuji Seika incorporates real cantaloupe juice in the luscious cream. If you can’t bite into a fresh melon right now, this is the next best thing!

Pokekarin: Lemon

MADE BY: Yamawaki Seika
PRODUCT OF:
Tokyo
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

This crispy snack is called karinto. Karinto is a crunchy puffed and deep fried treat that’s been around in Japan since the early 19th century. The karinto is flavored with setouchi lemon for a touch of tang.

Okaki Rice Crackers: Lemon and Salt

MADE BY: Sanshin
PRODUCT OF:
Chiba
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

If you’ve ever coated steak or chicken in lemon salt, you know this combo of sour and savory is showstopping. Maker Sanshin deep fries domestically-produced mochi rice and coats the crackers in salty citrus flavor.

Okinawa Shiquasa Fried Rice Crackers and Peanuts

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 the sharply sour shiquasa, a native Okinawan citrus fruit and combined with peanuts. .This snack is an Okinawa specialty and can only be found in Okinawa Prefecture.

Seaweed Tempura: Setouchi Olive & Wine Vinegar

MADE BY: Maruka Shokuhin
PRODUCT OF:
Hiroshima
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: No

COMMON ALLERGENS: Eggs, Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: Mollusk Shellfish

For this snack from Hiroshima, sheets of nori are battered and fried tempura style. Then they're flavored with olive and wine vinegar for a unique taste of Setouchi, Japan's Seto Inland Sea region.

Yuzu Pon Arare

MADE BY: Izaki Shoten
PRODUCT OF:
Osaka
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: No

COMMON ALLERGENS: Fish, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: Mollusk Shellfish

Have you ever cooked with the citrusy soy sauce known as ponzu? Maker Izaki Shoten flavors this arare (hail-shaped rice crackers) with yuzupon, or yuzu-flavored ponzu for a tangy and savory flavor party!

Satsumarche Sakurajima Komikan Tea

MADE BY: Kagoshima Seicha
PRODUCT OF:
Kagoshima
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: N/A
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

When opening the packet, a wonderful citrus scent wafts out.This green tea is flavored with the peel of komikan, which is a type of Mandarin orange native only to Kagoshima Prefecture.

Brewing Instructions: Heat 5oz of water to 194F/90C and steep the tea bag for 1 minute. When removing the teabag, gently shake up and down to remove excess water.

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This month's snacks:

Kamu Kamu: Pineapple

MADE BY: Meiji Chewing Gum
PRODUCT OF:
Aichi
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: No

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Kamu means "to chew" and this chewy snack has three sweet and sour layers.

Stick Financier: Lemon Tea

MADE BY: Igetado
PRODUCT OF:
Aichi
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Financiers are French-style cakes flavored with beurre noisette (brown butter) and almond flour. Maker Igetado grinds the almonds in house and adds a lightly sweet and tangy lemon tea flavor.

Mori no Madeleine: Lemon

MADE BY: Ragueneau Sasaki
PRODUCT OF:
Aomori
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs,Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

A madeleine is a fluffy French sponge cake. This treat is flavored with lemon for a delicious touch of citrus.

Mixed Berry Cake

MADE BY: Nakajima Taishodo
PRODUCT OF:
Osaka
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

The perfect combination of light, airy, and moist, this cake interweaves the taste of cranberries, strawberries, and blueberries for a berry delicious snack.  

White Peach Jelly

MADE BY: Yugeya Honpo
PRODUCT OF:
Ishikawa
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: N/A
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

A one-bite jelly with slices of real white peaches inside! In Japan, the word momo (peach) often refers to white peaches. They’re often sweeter and more fragrant than standard yellow peaches and lend a juicy flavor to this jelly.

Oita Kabosu Langue de Chat

MADE BY: Nikko Shokuhin
PRODUCT OF:
Oita
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

A langue de chat is a cookie that sandwiches delicious cream. The cream is flavored with rich chocolate and kabosu, a small and sour citrus fruit native to Oita Prefecture.

Marui Chinsuko: Pineapple

MADE BY: Nampo
PRODUCT OF:
Okinawa
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Chinsuko are a traditional Okinawan shortbread-style cookie with a crumbly and crunchy texture. This version is flavored with another Okinawa specialty: pineapple! It has a mildly tropical flavor that is lightly sweet and tart.

Natsu Mikan Waffle Sand CookieChoshu Hogaya

MADE BY: Choshu Hogaya
PRODUCT OF:
Yamaguchi
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Mikan are a tangerine-like citrus that’s native to Japan. Maker Choshu Hogaya kneads waffle dough with Yamaguchi mikan juice, and through its cream filling as well.

Levain Classical Crunch: Setouchi Lemon

MADE BY: Yamazaki Biscuits
PRODUCT OF:
Tokyo
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Yamazaki Biscuits takes their saltine-like crackers and coats them in setouchi-flavored cream. Setouchi are tart lemons from Japan’s Seto Inland Sea region, giving the snack a lemon tart-esque taste!

Muskmelon Bouchée

MADE BY: Ichifuji Seika
PRODUCT OF:
Shizuoka
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: Alcohol

A bouchée is a bite-sized pastry with a sweet filling in between two buns. Maker Ichifuji Seika incorporates real cantaloupe juice in the luscious cream. If you can’t bite into a fresh melon right now, this is the next best thing!

Pokekarin: Lemon

MADE BY: Yamawaki Seika
PRODUCT OF:
Tokyo
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

This crispy snack is called karinto. Karinto is a crunchy puffed and deep fried treat that’s been around in Japan since the early 19th century. The karinto is flavored with setouchi lemon for a touch of tang.

Okaki Rice Crackers: Lemon and Salt

MADE BY: Sanshin
PRODUCT OF:
Chiba
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

If you’ve ever coated steak or chicken in lemon salt, you know this combo of sour and savory is showstopping. Maker Sanshin deep fries domestically-produced mochi rice and coats the crackers in salty citrus flavor.

Okinawa Shiquasa Fried Rice Crackers and Peanuts

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 the sharply sour shiquasa, a native Okinawan citrus fruit and combined with peanuts. .This snack is an Okinawa specialty and can only be found in Okinawa Prefecture.

Seaweed Tempura: Setouchi Olive & Wine Vinegar

MADE BY: Maruka Shokuhin
PRODUCT OF:
Hiroshima
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: No

COMMON ALLERGENS: Eggs, Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: Mollusk Shellfish

For this snack from Hiroshima, sheets of nori are battered and fried tempura style. Then they're flavored with olive and wine vinegar for a unique taste of Setouchi, Japan's Seto Inland Sea region.

Yuzu Pon Arare

MADE BY: Izaki Shoten
PRODUCT OF:
Osaka
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: No

COMMON ALLERGENS: Fish, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: Mollusk Shellfish

Have you ever cooked with the citrusy soy sauce known as ponzu? Maker Izaki Shoten flavors this arare (hail-shaped rice crackers) with yuzupon, or yuzu-flavored ponzu for a tangy and savory flavor party!

Satsumarche Sakurajima Komikan Tea

MADE BY: Kagoshima Seicha
PRODUCT OF:
Kagoshima
VEGETARIAN: Yes

COMMON ALLERGENS: N/A
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

When opening the packet, a wonderful citrus scent wafts out.This green tea is flavored with the peel of komikan, which is a type of Mandarin orange native only to Kagoshima Prefecture.

Brewing Instructions: Heat 5oz of water to 194F/90C and steep the tea bag for 1 minute. When removing the teabag, gently shake up and down to remove excess water.

Ready to experience Japan?