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Updated:September 17, 2014

Local Products and Souvenirs

A range of the best and tastiest from Chiba: Chiba Prefecture is blessed by some of the best fishing grounds in Japan, thanks to the Kurushio Current. It produces a large amount of sea products, while rice paddies are located along the Tone River watershed, while wheat, peanuts, sweet potatoes, and other crops are grown in the uplands of the Hokuso region.

The prefecture is also home to a range of wonderful handicrafts and crafts passed down by artisans through the generations.

Chiba’s Tasty Treasures

Noda and Choshi soy sauce have had a major impact on the history of Japanese soy sauce. Its miso is made in warm and pleasant soils and with fresh, clean water. Teppozuke pickles have gained fame as the classic souvenir from Narita-san Temple. A flavor every table needs.

Soy sauce

Chiba treasure, boasting a history dating back to the Edo period.

Miso

Chiba is known as one of the best places for miso.

Teppozuke and pickles

The gift of delicious vegetables and soy sauce.

Chiba’s Souvenirs

Chiba Prefecture, blessed by some of Japan’s best fishing grounds thanks to the Kuroshio Current, produces a large amount of sea products, as well as a range of confectionery, made using peanuts, loquats, and other ingredients, which you can only find in Chiba. Its specialties, like shellfish and seaweed, are the bounty of the sea. Surrounded by nature, Chiba offers a range of crafts passed by artisans through the generations.

Japanese sake

Small amounts created with care and quality water.

Liqueur

A meeting with delicious fruit.

Shochu

A signature product using local sweet potatoes.

A range of confectionery you won’t find outside Chiba, made using peanuts, loquats, and other ingredients.

Its specialties, like shellfish and seaweed, are the bounty of the sea. Surrounded by nature, Chiba offers a range of crafts passed by artisans through the generations.

Peanuts and confectionery

A wide range of sweets.

Seaweed, tsukudani, and seafood products

The rich bounty of the sea.

Arts and crafts

Products made with care and attention.