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      Mikakuto Puccho Grape Chewy Candy

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      <p>Just like biting into a real grape! Each of the 10 chewy grape flavoured sweets in this packet consists of wonderfully soft, chewy grape flavoured soft candy surrounding a fleshy fruit centre that is made from compressed fruit purees and juices. A tasty treat for any sweet lover!</p>

      £2.30

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      Kato Sangyo Ume Kobucha Plum and Kombu Kelp Tea

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      <p>A mild, fruity tea guaranteed to chase the collywobbles away! This powdered tea is made from a combination of kombu kelp seaweed for a hint of umami, and umeboshi dried plums for a refreshing hint of sourness. Enjoy a cup of this tea any time of day and you will feel instantly refreshed!</p>

      £2.40

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      Bamboo Chopsticks - Floral Pattern

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      <p>Five beautiful pairs of chopsticks with floral design. This durable selection will make a fine addition to any cutlery drawer and means you can enjoy your Japanese cuisine in style. Chopsticks measure approx. 22cm in length.</p>

      £9.98

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      Yutaka Japanese Mellow Yellow Miso Soup

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      <p>A deliciously savoury and MSG-free soup, perfect for enjoying with your lunch or dinner! This box contains three sachets of instant ‘awase’, or red-and-white mixed miso soup. Made from authentic Shinshu miso paste, dashi soup stock and wakame seaweed garnish, the flavours in this soup are simple, yet effective.</p>

      £1.49

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      House Cream Stew

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      <p>Packed so full of flavour that there was no room left for any of the common allergens! This pack contains three sachets of powdered cream stew, made with chicken, pork, and onion for a rich savoury flavour. Made without using any wheat, milk, egg, peanut, buckwheat, prawn or crab, this cream stew is as allergen-friendly as it is delicious. Serve up for an easy dinner.</p>

      £5.70

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      Kasugai Roasted Green Peas

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      <p>A deliciously moreish crunchy savoury snack! These green peas have been coated with a savoury batter and then roasted to crunchy perfection! A non-spicy version of the immensely popular Wasabi Green Peas, these are fantastic to enjoy as a party nibble, with a cold beer, or as a quick snack!</p>

      £1.85

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      Japanese Calligraphy Paper

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      <p>Become a master of Japanese calligraphy with this specialty high quality calligraphy paper! Unlike your average sheet of A4, this paper feels slightly rough and parchment-like to the touch, allowing for calligraphy ink to catch the paper better and create more visually pleasing brush strokes. Each of these 20 sheets measures approx. 34cm by 24.5cm.</p>

      £3.49

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      Yutaka Sushi Kit for 2

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      <p>For great-tasting homemade sushi.Get your sushi making hat on with Yutaka’s all-in-one sushi kit for two. Containing everything from convenient microwavable sushi rice to a bamboo sushi rolling mat to an easy-to-follow sushi recipe, all you need are your favourite fish, meat and vegetables for the complete sushi-making experience. Pack includes 8 items: 1x Sushi Recipe 1x Boil in the Bag Sushi Rice, 150g 1x Sushi Seasoning, 30ml 1x Nori Seaweed Sheets, 2 sheets 1x Rolling Mat 1x Sushi Ginger, 50g 1x Soy Sauce, 15ml 1x Wasabi Paste, 10g</p>

      £6.29

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      Shinshin Pickled Garlic In Soy Sauce with Black Vinegar (Kurozu iri Ninniku)

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      <p>A 80g packet of pickled garlic in soy sauce and black vinegar, a strong pickle with a rich flavour eaten for good health in Japan. Pickles are an eternally popular Japanese condiment with many varieties to choose from. The garlic is left to ferment and the longer the process takes, the stronger the taste! Japanese black vinegar is made from rice and is considered to be healthy as it contains a lot of amino acids and studies showed it had anti-cancer properties. Serve as a side dish to any Japanese meal. Eat with miso soup and rice, fill onigiri (rice balls), or enjoy as a snack with peanuts and an ice cold beer!</p>

      £1.95

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      Animedia Monthly Magazine

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      <p>Magazine concentrating on Japanese anime with new releases, interviews, articles and reviews. Free gifts such as stickers, posters, anime handbooks and calendars depending on issue. Discount on Subscription. Monthly issue date in Japan: 10th (there will then be a short wait for it to arrive with us in the UK, usually 2~9 days). *Please note that we do not stock this magazine and we need to order in specially.Item price may vary. See our Terms &amp; Conditions for more information.</p>

      £15.50

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      Japanese Cooking Essentials Set

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      <p>All your essential ingredients in one.Get prepared to start your Japanese home cooking journey with Japan Centre's Japanese Cooking Essentials Kit. Created for Japanese cooks in all walks of life, this kit contains ingredients used for making sushi, teriyaki sauce, noodle soups, and a wide variety of other quintessential Japanese dishes.  This set includes 12 items:1x Japanese Rice, 1kg1x Miso Paste, 300g1x Dried Kombu Kelp, 113g1x Katsuobushi Dried Bonito Flakes, 40g1x Soy Sauce, 250ml1x Mirin, 300ml1x Cooking Sake, 300ml 1x Rice Vinegar, 355ml 1x Basic Grade Nori Seaweed, 10 sheets 1x Sesame Seeds, 50g1x Wasabi, 43g1x Seven Spice, 15gBrands are subject to change depending on availability.</p>

      £39.98

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      Gekkeikan Petit Moon Sumeru Tsuki Daiginjo Sake

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      <p>This bottle of Clear Moon Dai Ginjo sake from Japanese sake giant, Gekkeikan, choice sake of the Japanese Imperial Household, is a premium quality sake with a deep, yet clear flavour. Packaged in a compact, stylish and deep blue bottle reminiscent of the night sky, this sake is made with rice, rice koji, and just a little brewer’s alcohol to add depth and clarity to the flavour. Glass bottle.</p>

      £4.38

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      OFJ Basic Kombu Kelp Dashi Stock - Powder

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      <p>A paper packet containing 12 sachets of easy to use granulated kombu kelp soup stock. Containing absolutely no artificial additives whatsoever, this stock allows the naturally delicious flavour or kombu kelp sing. This flavour is deep and full of umami, yet gentle, making it perfect for adding to soup or noodle dish bases.</p>

      £6.60

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      Classic Origami Card Book

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      <p>Prepare to engage in hours of paper folding fun with this handy all-in-one origami card book! This book contains specially designed sheets of origami paper, as well as detailed pictorial instructions for making sixteen different classic origami creations. From masu boxes to kabuto samurai hats, this book will have you fast becoming an origami master. ISBN: 978-4-86152-059-4</p>

      £19.90

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      Kobayashi Seimen Gluten Free Straight Ramen Noodles

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      <p>These fresh-style straight ramen noodles taste and look so authentic, you won’t even be able to tell that they’re gluten free! Made using Japanese white rice flour, these ramen are an ideal way to enjoy your favourite ramen dishes while also pursuing a gluten free lifestyle. Low in fat and high in fibre, use these noodles for any classic or not-so-classic ramen dish!</p>

      £2.75

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      Marumiya Sesame and Salt Rice Seasoning

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      <p>Simple and delicious.Enjoy a classic flavour combination that makes rice irresistable with Marumiya's sesame seed and salt flavoured furikake. This Japanese rice seasoning contains whole black roasted sesame seeds as well as salt granules from the Seto Inland Sea. Sprinkle onto freshly steamed white rice, or add to onigiri rice balls.</p>

      £1.68

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      Bento Chopsticks With Case - Pink

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      <p>If you’ve ever been caught at work or school without the right cutlery needed for the all-important task of eating your lunch, then you have come to the right place! These bright pink chopsticks are easy to use, easy to clean, and come in a hard plastic case for easy transportation. Keep a set of these at work or in your bag and never be without a pair of chopsticks again. Chopsticks measure approx. 18cm; case measures approx. 19cm. Hand-wash only; do not put in dishwasher.</p>

      £3.49

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      Nagai Roasted Sushi Nori Seaweed Red

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      <p>Seaweed for your sushi.Bring Japanese authenticity into your sushi rolls or onigiri rice balls with this roasted nori seaweed. Ideal for everyday use, this pack contains ten flat sheets of nori, all measuring approx. 20cm squared and providing an umami-rich savoury flavour that goes particularly well with Japanese rice dishes, or torn up and sprinkled over hot noodle soups.</p>

      £2.20

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      Yamamotoyama Sencha Green Tea

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      <p>These teabags brew 2~3 cups of tea and come in handy stand-up box dispensers of 20 bags. This box is filled with Green Tea teabags. The perfect all round tea for any occasion. A mildly sweet and light flavour makes it easy to drink at any time. Perhaps Japan’s favourite beverage, green tea, like other teas, is rich in antioxidants called polyphenols. These help prevent cancer, keep the heart healthy and aid general well-being.</p>

      £4.68

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      Nihon Shokken Grilled Eel Sauce

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      <p>A small plastic bottle of seasoning sauce for barbequed eel served on rice, a Japanese delicacy which is eternally simple and divine. The grilling sauce is imperative to creating a delicious, crispy, yet flavoursome grilled eel. This sauce is sweet, with a soy sauce base, and is basted over the eel prior to cooking. Serve in a black lacquer box for a seriously impressive finish. Before opening please keep out of direct sunlight and at room temperature.</p>

      £4.50

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      Origami Cars, Boats, Trains, and More Book

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      <p>From bullet trains to hot air balloons, from pirate ships to storks, fold yourself a fabulous collection of land, air, and sea transport vessels with this one of a kind origami instruction book! This brightly coloured, easy to understand book contains detailed instructions for 35 fun origami projects, as well as 50 sheets of specially designed origami paper. This book is everything you need for hours of paper-folding enjoyment. ISBN: 9781782490937</p>

      £14.99

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      Morinaga Hi Chew Mango Chewy Candy (Taiwanese)

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      <p>Full of temptingly juicy, fruity flavour.When you need a little sweet fruit to carry on with your day, turn to Hi Chew. This pack contains ten mouthwatering mango flavoured, super chewy sweets, made with real mango puree to ensure a full fruity flavour. These are perfect for enjoying during the work or school day. Made in Taiwan.</p>

      £1.28

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      Taimatsu Egg Rice Porridge

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      <p>Warming Japanese comfort food.Be kind to your insides in the morning or during colder days with Taimatsu's egg rice porridge. Known in Japanese as Kayu, this porridge is made using a mixture of soft, chewy Koshihikari rice from Niigata prefecture and fluffy, seasoned omelette. Enjoy this mild savoury porridge as it is, or add pickles, or a sprinkle of bonito fish flakes, for a little extra flavour.</p>

      £2.28

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      Lotte Blueberry Chewing Gum

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      <p>Full of fun blueberry flavour.If you enjoy fruit flavoured confectionery and blowing massive bubbles, then this is probably just the item for you. These little balls of gum come in blueberry, sour blueberry and yoghurt flavours, and have been made extra stretchy for yielding impressive bubbles. How big a bubble can you blow?</p>

      £1.70

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      Clearspring Organic Matcha Powder - Ceremonial Grade

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      <p>Matcha does not get any higher quality than this! This 100% organic matcha powder is made from green tea grown in the Uji region of Kyoto; a region renowned throughout the country for producing the best green tea. For this ceremonial grade variety, only the very highest quality tea leaves are used. These leaves are picked at their prime and then milled to a fine powder that can be used to make hot cups of matcha green tea, or used to make desserts and other sweet drinks.</p>

      £15.99

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      Clearspring Organic UK Soya Sauce

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      <p>For a rich, flavourful soy sauce that you know is kind to the earth, it has to be Clearspring! This high quality soy sauce has been made with an authentic recipe, using 100% organic whole soy beans and natural Japanese brewing methods. Add just a little to your foods to enhance their natural flavour. Glass bottle.</p>

      £2.39

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      Yutaka Udon

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      <p>Traditional Japanese-style thick wheat noodles with no additives or preservatives! This pack contains 250g of thick wheat noodles, ideal for boiling up and adding to soups, stir fries and salads. And since these udon noodles contain no preservatives, you can keep your body feeling like the temple that it is.</p>

      £2.00

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      Otokomae Three Guys in a Row Premium Tofu

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      <p>Medium firm tofu blocks with a strong yet smooth flavour. This pack contains three individual serves of premium ‘Three Guys In A Row’ (Otoko no San Ren Chan) tofu, made with soy beans grown in Hokkaido. As well as the unique name, this tofu also has the tag line ‘You looked at me, didn’t you?’ (me ga aimashita ne), which compares this tofu’s appeal to that of a good-looking person. Enjoy this tofu with maple syrup, or with avocado, soy sauce and lemon, or any other topping combination you can think of!</p>

      £4.58

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      Kasugai Pineapple Gummy Candy

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      <p>Fresh and juicy! Lip-smackingly good gummy sweets in a whole variety of fruit flavours. The Pineapple Jelly Sweets are strong yellow in colour and shaped like a heart! Chewy and mouth-watering, you will want to try all 10 flavours! Each flavour contains real fruit juice, the tastes are amazingly authentic!</p>

      £3.98

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      Nissin Donbei Soba With Tempura

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      <p>Classic noodle dishes ready in a flash.Enjoy one of Japan's most beloved hot soba noodle soup dishes in no time with Nissin's instant tempura soba. This pot of nutty, slippery soba noodles comes with a separate savoury soba soup sachet, shichimi spice sachet, and a crispy, crunchy tempura piece for lying over the top. This soba is perfect for enjoying as a light lunch, or perhaps for afternoon tea.</p>

      £3.55

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      Glico Bisuko Strawberry Sandwich Biscuits

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      <p>Sandwich biscuits so delicious that you won’t want to stop at just one! Thankfully you will not need to, as this little packet contains five layered biscuits with a strawberry filling. And with 100 million lactic acid bacilli in each serving, these are good for your tummy too!</p>

      £0.70

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      Nagatanien Salmon Chazuke Rice Soup Seasoning

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      <p>Warm the very cockles of your heart with this delicious seasoning for chazuke rice soup. This pack contains six individual sachets of seasoning; a mixture of salmon, green tea and kombu kelp. All you need now is a bowl of rice and some boiling water for the perfect chazuke.</p>

      £3.80

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      Japan Centre Matcha Green Tea Brownie

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      <p>A sweet treat that is hard to beat! This decadent brownie is a sensational combination of moist cake, refreshingly fragrant matcha green tea, and rich white chocolate. While each component is tasty on its own, together they are spectacular.</p>

      £2.75

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      Nestlé KitKat Mini Gift Box - Azuki Sandwich (Adzuki Sando Kitto Katto)

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      <p>This regional KitKat is inspired by an azuki (sweet red bean) toasted sandwich – a delicacy from Nagoya. An azuki-flavoured cream is sandwiched between the trademark KitKat wafers, then covered in milk chocolate. This gift box contains twelve mini KitKats, making it an ideal present for chocolate enthusiasts and people who love to try something new!</p>

      £16.45

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      Bourbon Petit Prawn Crackers

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      <p>Crunchy, bite-size bursts of prawn flavoured goodness! These crackers are made from starch and rice flour, then seasoned with prawn and seaweed seasoning. If you love prawn crackers from Chinese restaurants, these are even better! The easy-to-share long tray in which these crackers come makes them ideal for picnics and parties.</p>

      £1.60

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      Ciao Monthly Manga Magazine

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      <p>One of the best selling manga magazines for early-teen aged girls with lots of stories to read about your favourite characters. Free gift depending on issue. Discount on Subscription.Monthly issue date in Japan: 3rd (there will then be a short wait for it to arrive with us in the UK, usually 2~9 days).Item price may vary. See our Terms &amp; Conditions for more information.</p>

      £10.60

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      Sasaki Seicha Matcha Green Tea Powder

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      <p>30g of Matcha tea in a pack from Sasaki Seicha located in Shizuoka Prefecture, which is famous for good quality green tea. The tea grower is keen to produce high quality tea at reasonable prices. Matcha is ground green tea. Steamed, cooled and dried green tea leaves are sorted into stems and leaves. The stems and veins are sorted out to leave the most tender part of the leaf – Tencha. The Tencha is then ground down to make ‘Matcha’. It is a delicate process that takes a considerable amount of time. It is matcha tea that is used in the Japanese Tea Ceremony, and the best matcha is some of the most expensive tea in the world. Like other teas it is rich in antioxidants called polyphenols. These help prevent cancer, keep the heart healthy and aid general well-being.</p>

      £6.90

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      Igarashi Seimen Kitakata Soy Sauce Ramen

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      <p>Soy sauce ramen down to its grass roots! This single serve packet of instant ramen comes with a liquid soup stock, whose flavour base is a combination of pork and dried sardines. This combination creates a richly umami flavour further emphasised by the soy sauce. A specialty ramen of Kitakata, in Fukushima, this ramen will leave you hungry for more!</p>

      £1.99

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      Mikakuto Shigekix Evolution Soda Sour Gummy Candy

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      <p>The revolution is in this evolution! This single serve packet contains bite-size pieces of evolution soda flavoured hard gummy candies, each embossed with the cheeky footprint of the Shigekix series mascot, Shigemon. Their seriously sour flavour and tough, chewy texture make these sweets a must-try for lovers of sour sweets. You will also be leaving impressive footprints as you run for more!</p>

      £2.40

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      Fukujuen Iyemon Cha Sencha Ryokue Green Tea

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      <p>Try the famous tea for yourself! The same tea as used in Suntory Iyemon Kyoto-style bottled green teas, this sencha green tea is grown with respect for the environment. Fukujuen have been producing tea for 220 years and their knowledge and love for tea shines through with this sencha.</p>

      £8.15

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      Shinmei Koshihikari Rice - Hyogo

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      <p>Rice from the Japanese subtropics.Experience the difference in flavour that cultivation in a different part of Japan can make with this Koshihikari rice grown in Hyogo. As an area surrounded by two seas with a humid subtropical climate, the relatively warm conditions in Hyogo are perfect for flavoursome Japonica rice to be grown. Serve with any Japanese meal, or use to make sushi or onigiri rice balls.</p>

      £11.30

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      Lotte Apple Pie Biscuits

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      <p>Every bite, just like an apple pie! Enjoy all of the good qualities of crunchy biscuits and apple pies together with Lotte's 'Pai no Mi' apple pie flavoured biscuits. These lusciously tasty treats consist of flaky, multilayered, melt-in-the-mouth, pie-like biscuit cases, filled with a sweet, fruity, apple pie flavoured filling. Try warming them in the microwave for 35 seconds for an even tastier apple pie experience.</p>

      £2.79

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      Shimaya MSG Free Kombu Kelp Dashi Stock - Powder

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      <p>The quickest way to get mouthwatering flavour into your Japanese cooking is now MSG-free! This box contains 10 sachets of instant dashi soup stock with kombu kelp for a milder umami flavour. With no added salt or artificial flavours, this is the quickest, most health-conscious way to get that authentic Japanese flavour into your miso soup, your Japanese noodle dishes, your oden hot pots, and more.</p>

      £4.98

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      Itsuki Kumamoto Style Tonkotsu Pork Stock Ramen

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      <p>Premium quality ramen for two that Kumamoto would happily welcome as one of its own! This pack contains everything you need for two servings of Kumamoto-style pork bone stock ramen, including straight style ramen noodles, sachets of liquid and powdered soup stock, seasoning oil and grilled garlic pieces for garnish. Great for a hearty snack or light dinner.</p>

      £7.75

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      Sokan Hand-Picked Pickled Plums

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      <p>A finer umeboshi you cannot find! These umeboshi pickled plums have been gently hand-picked, one by one, then carefully dried and pickled until they have a dense, chewy texture and sharply sour, refreshing flavour. A definite treat for lovers of sour flavours, these umeboshi can be enjoyed on rice or as a snack on their own, preferably with an ice cold beer.</p>

      £1.65

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      Futomi Flower Patterned Wheat Gluten

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      <p>Add authentic texture and taste to your miso soup. These adorable, hand baked, flower-shaped wheat gluten pieces, or yakifu, are coloured in pinks, greens and yellows for extra decorative pizazz. These pieces will make an eye-catching addition to any miso or noodle soup bowl. For best results, soak in water and strain well before adding to meals.</p>

      £4.50

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      Tominaga Kobe Sabo Oolong Tea

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      <p>A delicious, low-caffiene alternative to other bottled teas! This ready-to-drink Chinese style tea, called Oolong, has a full-bodied earthy flavour devoid of bitterness perfect for anybody who is sensitive to the bitter hints of most green teas. The Japanese have been enjoying Oolong tea for decades, and you are sure to love it as well!</p>

      £1.50

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      Clearspring Loose Organic Genmaicha Brown Rice Tea

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      <p>For top quality green tea as organic as tea can come, it has to be Clearspring. This loose leaf brown rice green tea, or genmaicha, is a 1:1 mix of organically-grown Japanese green tea and organically grown roasted wholegrain rice. With a nutty, more mild flavour than other green tea, genmaicha is a fantastic pick-me-up tea great for drinking any time of day.</p>

      £7.48