Tast of Japan

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The Guide for You to Find Japanese Cuisine, Local Restaurant, and Food Retail Store.

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About This Site

This is the official website of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan
which allows you to search for information on Japanese cuisine, local Japanese
restaurant, and Japanese food retail store from Japanese Food and Ingredient Supporter Stores.
Please utilize this webpage and find the information you need to enjoy delicious taste of Japan in your town!

  • Announcement: Uploaded Latest News We uploaded Latest News “Announcement of the Results of the Washoku World Challenge!“ on November 11th, 2020.

  • Taste of Japan Camera App Released Taste of Japan released its self-branded “Taste of Japan Camera” app on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. Our new photo campaign has also just begun! Use our new camera app to take photos of your favorite Japanese foods and post them on social media using the campaign hashtag #Tasteofjapan2020. Click here for more information.

  • Anouncement: Site Renewal We are pleased to announce our website has been renewed on October 28th, 2020.

Latest News

The Appeal of Japanese Sake, Spreading to the World

Japanese alcohol that is made primarily from rice and rice koji (malted rice). With the increasing popularity of Japanese food in recent years and the holding of Kura Master, a Japanese sake competition, in France in 2017, it is garnering attention all over the world.

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Update 30/11/2020

Announcement of the Results of the Washoku World Challenge!

For 2020, the Washoku World Challenge was held online this year. As a result of inviting contestants from around the globe, 199 passionate entries from 41 countries and regions worldwide were brought together for the first stage of the contest, paper screening.

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Update 11/11/2020

Promotion of Japanese Ingredients at Japanese Food Supporter Stores

Currently, Japanese Food Supporter Stores around the world are promoting Japanese ingredients in a variety of ways.

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Update 28/10/2020

Announcement of Accepting Entries for the Washoku World Challenge

This year, the contest will be held online with an expanded scope of participation, including chefs of Japanese cuisine from across the world and culinary school students.

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Update 24/09/2020

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