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March 2021

Discover Sakura

Springtime in Japan signals the opening of a new chapter. It is the perfect opportunity to feature a quintessential Japanese flavor - cherry blossom.

We curated a box featuring the elegant flavor of sakura, alongside the rich and fruity contrast snacks for you to enjoy.

what's inside

Blooming Sakura Mini Plate
Mini Sakura Senbei
Okayama White Peach Castella
Peach Sandwich
Red Bean Taiyaki (Sakuraco Exclusive)
RN Sakura Mochi Monaka
Sasaki Confectionery (Osaka)
Sakura Madeleine
Sakura Monaka
Sakura Strawberry Crepe Roll
Sakura Shrimp Senbei
Uji Matcha Castella
Sweet Sakura Tea x 2
Strawberry Dorayaki By Hiyoshi Confectionery (Shimane)
Strawberry Castella
Sakurasen Cracker
Yoshino Kuzumochi

Blooming Sakura Mini Plate

Japan Mag (Osaka)

Kitchen-Goods

Enjoy your seasonal Sakuraco snacks with this sakura inspired ceramic plate. This small, cute tableware features an elegant cherry blossom motif to help welcome in the new season.

Mini Sakura Senbei

Sakurado Confectionery (Niigata)

Common Allergens: Flour, Soybeans, Gelatin, Shrimp

Vegetarian Friendly: No

Using rice from Niigata prefecture - known for producing the best rice in Japan, these soy sauce flavored mini rice crackers have a cute cherry blossom shape!

Okayama White Peach Castella

Ash Food Entertainment (Okayama)

Common Allergens: Egg, Flour, Soybeans, Milk, Peach

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Baked in Okayama prefecture, famous for peaches, this moist castella cake uses a white peach purée and filling that give this delicious cake a delicate and fragrant peach flavor.

Peach Sandwich

Bankokuya (Kagoshima)

Common Allergens: Egg, Flour, Soybeans, Milk

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Other: Traces of Alcohol

A fresh aromatic treat to match the gentle spring weather. Take a moment and have a bite size indulgence with this fluffy sandwich cake filled with sweet and tart peach filling.

Red Bean Taiyaki (Sakuraco Exclusive)

Haraya (Shimane)

Common Allergens: Egg, Flour, Soybeans, Milk

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Our team worked with Haraya, a well-loved Japanese sweet maker with 102 years of experience, to create this fluffy fish-shaped confectionery filled with rich azuki sweet red bean paste.

RN Sakura Mochi Monaka

Tenkei Confectionery (Nagano)

Common Allergens: Egg

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Sakura lovers won’t be able to put this crispy treat down. Elegant and mature Sakura-flavored red bean paste and chewy mochi, flavored with salted sakura petals, are sandwiched inside crispy monaka wafers.

Sasaki Confectionery (Osaka)

Sasaki Confectionery (Osaka)

Common Allergens: N/A

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Enjoy these beautiful star-shaped sugar candy sweets inspired by the sakura season. We worked with Sasaki Confectionery, who have been creating sweets since 1929 and have won numerous awards in the process.

Sakura Madeleine

Ebisu Confectionery (Osaka)

Common Allergens: Egg, Flour, Soybeans, Milk

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

The perfect treat for the spring season. This madeleine's moist texture is enhanced by the elegant flavor of sakura extract which is worked and baked into the dough.

Sakura Monaka

Ito Confectionery (Nagano)

Common Allergens: Egg, Flour, Soybeans, Milk

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

In between two crispy pink monaka wafers, you’ll find a rich and elegant sakura scented sweet red bean paste filling. Taste it and be transported to Japan’s sakura season.

Sakura Strawberry Crepe Roll

Nakajima Taishodo (Osaka)

Common Allergens: Egg, Flour, Soybeans, Milk

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

A crispy spring exclusive, get the perfect balance of sweetness and acidity with a delicate crepe layer, coated in strawberry filling and rolled up! Sakura are also worked into the crepe batter to give it the aroma of cherry blossoms.

Sakura Shrimp Senbei

Kanazawa Kenroku Confectionery (Mie)

Common Allergens: Shrimp

Vegetarian Friendly: No

Made with 100% Japan-produced ingredients, this fragrant rice cracker takes its flavor from sakura shrimp! The simple, salty taste and cute sakura shape truly enhance the cracker.

Uji Matcha Castella

Ash Food Entertainment (Okayama)

Common Allergens: Egg, Flour, Soybeans, Milk

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Rich Uji Matcha, one of the highest grades of matcha tea leaves, and azuki red beans are baked into this moist castella cake to create a well balanced and mature Japanese sweet.

Sweet Sakura Tea x 2

Japan Green Tea Center (Tokyo)

Common Allergens: N/A

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Experience blooming sakura in your own living room with this delicious tea. Pickled cherry blossoms are made into a gently sweet and salty sakura tea. Pour hot water over the tea and you’ll be able to see the sakura blossoms bloom in the cup.

Strawberry Dorayaki By Hiyoshi Confectionery (Shimane)

Hiyoshi Confectionery (Shimane)

Common Allergens: Egg, Flour

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

The makers of this delicious dorayaki (castella pancake) carefully selected the perfect flour and delicate red bean & strawberry jam filling to create a refined treat with the ideal cake to filling ratio.

Strawberry Castella

Nisshindo Confectionery (Nagano)

Common Allergens: Egg, Flour, Soybeans, Milk

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Gently sweet and a little tart, the strawberry cream sandwiched between fluffy castella cake (made with brown sugar) makes this Japanese cake the perfect light snack or tea time treat.

Sakurasen Cracker

Sugi Confectionery (Aichi)

Common Allergens: Flour, Soybeans, Squid

Vegetarian Friendly: No

Known for its mellow flavor, this limited edition rice cracker uses sakura as an ingredient, which gives it the scent of cherry blossoms, setting the tone for a spring scene.

Yoshino Kuzumochi

Nakajima Taishodo (Osaka)

Common Allergens: Soybeans

Vegetarian Friendly: Yes

Enjoy the elegant flavors of soft and chewy kuzumochi: mochi drizzled with Okinawan brown sugar syrup and dusted with two types of Kinako (roasted soybean flour).

In a bowl, top the mochi with the syrup and then kinako to your taste.

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