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Umeshu (plum liquor)

Picked plums in my backyard, and made plum liquor.
I need to be patient for a while until it's ready to drink in about 3 months.
Well, I don't think I can wait so long!!

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First day at the office after remote work
Hi, everyone. Let us introduce our office today!
Oops, sorry...! It's so messy...

We were tele-working until last week, and today is the first day working at the offie for every staff member after we started remote work on April 6th.

The first thing we did this morning was to set up vinyl curtains to protect each other from infections.

It's just a precaution, but we need to do whatever we can do to make ourselves comfortable at work.

Well, we hope things will get back to normal soon!


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Rainy season begins.

Rainy season is called "梅雨" (tsuyu) in Japanese, which literally means "Plum Rain".
The reason why we call it “Plum Rain” is because plums are just ripening in this time of the year.
Now is the best plum picking season, and homemade umeshu (plum liquor), or umeboshi (pickled plum) have always been very popular in Japan since long ago. 🙂

Have you ever tasted Japanese umeshu or umeboshi?😊
Well, I love them both!😋💕


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Sakura in Akita

Samurai District in Kakunodate, Akita.
The sakura trees are usually in full glory between late April and early March, but the best season seems to come a bit ealrier than usual this year.

It's such a breathtaking view, isn't it?

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Natto and the Immune System

As the current research shows, fermented foods can boost your immune system.

Have you ever tried Japanese 'natto'?

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'Natto' is one of the great fermented foods from Japan!

It consists of fermented soybeans and is characterized by a slimy, sticky and stringy texture.
...Yikes, it doesn't sound good... But actually it's worth trying!

Natto is very rich in probiotics, vitamin C and several minerals, all of which contribute to a healthy immune system!

Let's eat natto, get better health, and fight the coronavirus!

We have freeze-dried natto. If you are interested, please contact us!

 

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Smile
Under this global crisis, Mariott Hotel Osaka is doing something cute to make everyone smile♡

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Sakura

Spring has come!
Cherry blossoms in Kyoto have started to bloom.
They will be in full bloom within a week or two. :)

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Bye-bye, novel coronavirus! Health Benefits of Matcha Green Tea

We hope you are safe from the widespread novel coronavirus.

Did you know that Japanese green tea has a lot of catechin, which is believed to boost our immune system?

Especially matcha green tea contains twice as much catechin as green tea.

Matcha also provides a relaxing effect because of teanin contained in it.

Why not start trying matcha which might relax yourself, and make you even healthier until this virus confusion comes to an end?

You can get our organic matcha green tea powder HERE. :)
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What makes us happy the most is...

Hello. There!

We lauched very delicious Japanese-style Low-carb Curry late last year, and we are getting wonderful reviews from Amazon US customers!

What makes us happy the most is, of course, real voices from our customers!

We think the curry is good. We know that. But when our customers tell us it's good, their comments just turn to something far more special to us!

Your comments are our motivation. Thank you very much! ;)

 

You can get our `Low-carb Curry here!

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[Low Carb] Japanese-style Hon-karebushi Chicken Curry 180g Pre-cooked Pouch
We’d like to introduce a new product from our company!

“Low Carb Japanese-style Hon-karebushi Chicken Curry 180g Pre-cooked Pouch”

This curry sauce contains only 3.8g of carbohydrates and 95kcal.
It’s really recommended to those who are on a low-carb diet or conscious about calories.

Low-carb foods have an effect of preventing a rapid increase in blood glucose level after eating,
and it may contribute to the extension of healthy life expectancy.

The tasty and delicious sauce will make you feel satisfied as if it were normal curry.

Hope you try and taste it!


Our company’s goals are
1) Extending your healthy life expectancy.
2) Reducing the food loss.
3) Promoting the environmental conservation.

We keep trying hard to develop new products as ever so that we can promote your physical and mental health.

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