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Moon Festival

Moon Festival

Moon Festival

For our celebration, we’ve curated a variety of snacks
inspired by the night of a full moon.

Moon Festival

For our celebration, we’ve curated a variety of snacks
inspired by the night of a full moon.

This month's snacks:

Black Sesame Cookie

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

This perfectly baked cookie is borderline savory. Black sesame seeds are kneaded throughout the dough, adding both texture and flavor. Black sesame’s nutty aroma makes it a favorite for desserts in Japan. The shortbread-like texture and buttery finish adds just enough richness for this cookie to feel substantial all on its own.

 

Shikamasu!? Otsumami Chinsuko

CLASSIC EXCLUSIVE!
MADE BY:
Chinpindo
PRODUCT OF: Okinawa
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: No 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs,Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Shikamasu means “to be shocked” in Okinawan dialect, and this snack is certainly shocking! Chinsuko is a sweet from Okinawa, but this maker broke with tradition to create this delicious cheesy, spicy chinsuko. 

Black Strawberry

MADE BY: Bokksu
PRODUCT OF:
Osaka
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

If you love Bokksu's White Strawberry, then you'll love this dark chocolate infused strawberry! It’s made with ripe strawberries that are freeze-dried and infused in liquid chocolate, creating a smooth yet crunchy texture, that blends the natural flavor of ripe strawberry with delicious high-quality chocolate.

 

Setouchi Lemon Mochi

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

 

The scent of lemon wafts out thanks to the setouchi lemon peels kneaded into the soft, chewy rice cake that is round like the Harvest Moon! Setouchi lemons are native to the Seto Inland Sea region of Japan, and are naturally sweeter than other lemon varieties, making them perfect for confectionary. 

 

Kurumi Walnut Mochi

MADE BY: Marusan Tamakiya
PRODUCT OF:
Nagano
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

 

This soft mochi has a lovely texture that isn’t too sticky, and has chopped walnuts kneaded throughout. We love the faint notes of soy sauce that tango with the sugary coating, adding a pleasant umami.

 

Rich Baked Chocolate

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

 

This decadent dark chocolate cake opens with a creamy and intense chocolate flavor from the high quality couverture and finishes with a splash of rum that adds an aromatic note.

 

Toritama Baumkuchen: Matcha

MADE BY: Izumo Farm
PRODUCT OF:
Yamaguchi
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

The soft baumkuchen cake has an earthy sweetness that only matcha can give. Baumkuchen originated in Germany, but is very popular in Japan. The cake is known for its many thin layers of batter that resemble the rings of a tree.

 

Funwari Meijin Mochi Puffs: Black Syrup Kinako

MADE BY: Echigo Seika
PRODUCT OF:
Niigata
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

These mochi are made with 100% Japanese mochigome rice that is pounded and transformed using a unique patented process into lighter-than-air confections. Afterward, they are covered in brown sugar syrup, cocoa powder, and kinako powder for a sweet and nutty flavor!

 

Ishigakijima Chili Oil Chips

MADE BY: Nanpudo
PRODUCT OF:
Okinawa
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: No
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Crustacean Shellfish, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Ishigakijima is one of the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa Prefecture. One of the famous island specialties is their chili oil, which gives these chips their bright and fiery flavor. These rice chips are moderately spicy, so know your tolerance going in!

 

Salted Black Bitter Chocolate Chinsuko

MADE BY: Nampo
PRODUCT OF:
Okinawa
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: No
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Chinsuko is a traditional Okinawan cookie similar to shortbread. It has a crumbly texture that is flavorful even in its most traditional form, but this salted chocolate version is incredibly rich! The salt mellows the bitter flavor of the chocolate and reveals sweet and even fruity notes.

 

Usagi no Shippo: Green Tea Bun

MADE BY: Shimizu Bussan
PRODUCT OF: Shizuoka
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Tree Nut, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Usagi no Shippo translates to “rabbit’s tail”, and is a delicious brand of sweet, filled bun. It has green tea kneaded into the dough, not matcha, for a lighter flavor. Inside is a luscious cream filling that complements the flavored dough. 

 

Potato Snack: Corn Potage Flavor

MADE BY: Kato Seika
PRODUCT OF: Aichi
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Potato Snack always has the crispiest fried crackers, and the Corn Potage flavor is no different! Corn potage is a thick and sweet corn soup. Though “potage” is originally french, corn potage is a uniquely Japanese dish that is in season June-October when sweet corn is best. Enjoy the sweet and savory flavor on this deliciously crisp cracker. 

 

Hoshino Hojicha Latte

MADE BY: Hoshino Seichaen
PRODUCT OF:
Fukuoka
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

A shift from the more commonly known hojicha, we bring to you Hoshino Hojicha Latte, an instant latte that can be enjoyed both hot or cold. An ideal progression for hojicha due to its nutty, caramel flavor, grab a cup to enjoy and keep you warm this winter!

 

BREWING INSTRUCTIONS:

Empty the packet into your cup, and pour 120-150 ml of hot water over the powder. Stir well with a spoon and enjoy.

For a cold brew version, use cold water instead of hot and add ice after stirring.

 

 

 

Black Sesame Cookie

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

This perfectly baked cookie is borderline savory. Black sesame seeds are kneaded throughout the dough, adding both texture and flavor. Black sesame’s nutty aroma makes it a favorite for desserts in Japan. The shortbread-like texture and buttery finish adds just enough richness for this cookie to feel substantial all on its own.

 

Shikamasu!? Otsumami Chinsuko

CLASSIC EXCLUSIVE!
MADE BY:
Chinpindo
PRODUCT OF: Okinawa
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: No 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs,Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Shikamasu means “to be shocked” in Okinawan dialect, and this snack is certainly shocking! Chinsuko is a sweet from Okinawa, but this maker broke with tradition to create this delicious cheesy, spicy chinsuko. 

Black Strawberry

MADE BY: Bokksu
PRODUCT OF:
Osaka
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

If you love Bokksu's White Strawberry, then you'll love this dark chocolate infused strawberry! It’s made with ripe strawberries that are freeze-dried and infused in liquid chocolate, creating a smooth yet crunchy texture, that blends the natural flavor of ripe strawberry with delicious high-quality chocolate.

 

Setouchi Lemon Mochi

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

 

The scent of lemon wafts out thanks to the setouchi lemon peels kneaded into the soft, chewy rice cake that is round like the Harvest Moon! Setouchi lemons are native to the Seto Inland Sea region of Japan, and are naturally sweeter than other lemon varieties, making them perfect for confectionary. 

 

Kurumi Walnut Mochi

MADE BY: Marusan Tamakiya
PRODUCT OF:
Nagano
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

 

This soft mochi has a lovely texture that isn’t too sticky, and has chopped walnuts kneaded throughout. We love the faint notes of soy sauce that tango with the sugary coating, adding a pleasant umami.

 

Rich Baked Chocolate

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

 

This decadent dark chocolate cake opens with a creamy and intense chocolate flavor from the high quality couverture and finishes with a splash of rum that adds an aromatic note.

 

Toritama Baumkuchen: Matcha

MADE BY: Izumo Farm
PRODUCT OF:
Yamaguchi
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

The soft baumkuchen cake has an earthy sweetness that only matcha can give. Baumkuchen originated in Germany, but is very popular in Japan. The cake is known for its many thin layers of batter that resemble the rings of a tree.

 

Funwari Meijin Mochi Puffs: Black Syrup Kinako

MADE BY: Echigo Seika
PRODUCT OF:
Niigata
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

These mochi are made with 100% Japanese mochigome rice that is pounded and transformed using a unique patented process into lighter-than-air confections. Afterward, they are covered in brown sugar syrup, cocoa powder, and kinako powder for a sweet and nutty flavor!

 

Ishigakijima Chili Oil Chips

MADE BY: Nanpudo
PRODUCT OF:
Okinawa
FLAVOR: Savory
VEGETARIAN: No
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Crustacean Shellfish, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Ishigakijima is one of the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa Prefecture. One of the famous island specialties is their chili oil, which gives these chips their bright and fiery flavor. These rice chips are moderately spicy, so know your tolerance going in!

 

Salted Black Bitter Chocolate Chinsuko

MADE BY: Nampo
PRODUCT OF:
Okinawa
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: No
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Chinsuko is a traditional Okinawan cookie similar to shortbread. It has a crumbly texture that is flavorful even in its most traditional form, but this salted chocolate version is incredibly rich! The salt mellows the bitter flavor of the chocolate and reveals sweet and even fruity notes.

 

Usagi no Shippo: Green Tea Bun

MADE BY: Shimizu Bussan
PRODUCT OF: Shizuoka
FLAVOR: Sweet
VEGETARIAN: Yes
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Eggs, Tree Nut, Wheat, Soy
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Usagi no Shippo translates to “rabbit’s tail”, and is a delicious brand of sweet, filled bun. It has green tea kneaded into the dough, not matcha, for a lighter flavor. Inside is a luscious cream filling that complements the flavored dough. 

 

Potato Snack: Corn Potage Flavor

MADE BY: Kato Seika
PRODUCT OF: Aichi
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk, Wheat
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

Potato Snack always has the crispiest fried crackers, and the Corn Potage flavor is no different! Corn potage is a thick and sweet corn soup. Though “potage” is originally french, corn potage is a uniquely Japanese dish that is in season June-October when sweet corn is best. Enjoy the sweet and savory flavor on this deliciously crisp cracker. 

 

Hoshino
Hojicha Latte

MADE BY: Hoshino Seichaen
PRODUCT OF:
Fukuoka
VEGETARIAN: Yes 
COMMON ALLERGENS: Milk
ALSO CONTAINS: N/A

A shift from the more commonly known hojicha, we bring to you Hoshino Hojicha Latte, an instant latte that can be enjoyed both hot or cold. An ideal progression for hojicha due to its nutty, caramel flavor, grab a cup to enjoy and keep you warm this winter!

BREWING INSTRUCTIONS:

Empty the packet into your cup, and pour 120-150 ml of hot water over the powder. Stir well with a spoon and enjoy.

For a cold brew version, use cold water instead of hot and add ice after stirring.

 

 

 

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