Meshiagare! Flavors of Japan

Discover Japan's unique dishes, its foodie culture, its diverse landscape of ingredients, and the makers behind it all

In collaboration with Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
and 20 more collections

There's more to food than eating

Exploring the culture and history in every meal

NEW: The Makers

The people behind the foods we love

How many strawberry varieties are grown in Japan?
Strawberry farms of "Strawberry Village Farm"

Petals to please your palette

Meet the people behind the flowers you can eat

Discover more about the farmers, makers, and fishermen

Tracing Japanese food from the soil to the stomach

Discover more about the history and culture of Japanese food

The traditions and their evolution

Discover more about the unique taste of Japanese dishes

The unique flavors of sushi, bento, udon and more

Discover more about the ingredients at the heart of Japanese cuisine

The building blocks of Japanese food and where they come from