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Sweets & Bread

The production of wheat, which is one of the common ingredients of sweets, is the largest in Japan. Please come and enjoy many sweets and various breads around Tokachi, also called the kingdom of sweets.

Wheat is one of the ingredients of bread. Tokachi produces the largest amount of wheat in Japan. Various kinds of wheat have been developed to produce (soft) cake flour used in sweets as well as (hard) bread flour in recent years. Bakeries that use 100% Tokachi wheat and restaurants that serve local products have been increasing in the Tokachi area. There are so many shops that offer delicious sweets in the cities, towns and villages. At some shops one can even take part in a sweets stamp rally, and at others buy a special sweets tour ticket. There are many unique confectionery products using local Tokachi products such as sweetened adzuki beans grown in Honbetsu and Yokan (adzuki-bean jelly) containing Rawan butterbur from Ashoro. You can enjoy eating them yourself, and they are also recommended souvenirs. Since the Tokachi area is blessed with great ingredients for sweets and bread, you can enjoy these at reasonable prices.

Okashi-no Yakata Akutsu

A Okashi-no Yakata Akutsu

9, Hon-dori 3, Hon-cho, Taisyou, Obihiro, 089-1241
Open: 9:00 – 19:00

A quaint sweet shop in a small town, Akutsu’s specialty ‘Milk Road’ is so soft it almost melts in your mouth (1 for 170 yen).


B Fukumame

2, West 15, South 14, Obihiro, 080-0025
Open: 10:00 – 17:30
Closed: Tuesday

To guarantee the most natural taste, this shop’s beans are carefully scrutinized before being selected for their sweets. Be sure to try their sugared red beans.


C Cranberry

2, West 2, South 6, Obihiro, 080-0010
Open: 9:00 – 21:00
Closed: Open daily

At Cranberry, a Western-style sweet shop in Obihiro, sweet potatoes taken straight from the fields enrich their most famous product, their ‘Large Sweet Potato.’

Taiyaki Kobo Original Store (Taiyaki Kobo honten)

D Taiyaki Kobo Original Store (Taiyaki Kobo honten)

East 3, South 8, Obihiro, 080-0803
Open: 9:00 – 21:00
Closed: 21 December, 1 January *the original store closed 31 December

Taiyaki Koubou uses Tokachi’s finest flour and red beans to create a sweet and fragrant ‘Taiyaki,’ bean-paste encased in a tasty baked batter.

Home-made Sweets Shogetsu (Tezukuri Okashi Shogetsu)

E Home-made Sweets Shogetsu (Tezukuri Okashi Shogetsu)

1,South 2, Ashoro, 089-3712
Open: 9:00 – 19:00
Closed: Closed randomly

Founded in 1951, Shogetsu produces a balance of both Western and traditional Japanese sweets. Shogetsu also features sweets made from nearby Ashoro’s Rawan-buki plant.

Okashi-no Kaori

F Okashi-no Kaori

7, 7, West 2, Ikeda, 083-0022
Open: 9:00 – 19:00 (Sunday 9:00 – 15:00)
Closed: Closed randomly

Locals have praised this shop for its peaceful atmosphere. Most popular are the seasonal products created with local ingredients such as grapes and red beans.

Okashi-no Komatsu

G Okashi-no Komatsu

1, Oo-dori 2, Ikeda, 083-0090
Open: 9:00 – 19:00 (Sunday 9:00 – 12:00)
Closed: Closed randomly on Sunday

Okashi no Komatsu boasts three generations of family management. Their cream puff with sweet cream and a fluffy, crisp crust is one of the most popular items on the menu (1 for 120 yen).

Okashi-no Nishiyama

H Okashi-no Nishiyama

31, 91, Minami 1-swn, Sarabetsu, 089-1542
Open: 9:00 – 19:00
Closed: Sunday

A popular spot for buying gifts, Sarabetsu’s famous sweetshop serves cakes and soft-serve ice cream. Try their sweets once and you’ll be addicted.

Okashi-no Omise Nishimura

I Okashi-no Omise Nishimura

12, Hon-cho, Urahoro, 089-5603
Open: 9:00 – 19:00
Closed: Sunday

Nishimura brings the season’s best fruits and vegetables to life. Additionally, all of Nishimura’s eggs, milk, and other ingredients are locally produced.

Ryugetsu Original Store along the oo-dori street (Ryugetsu oo-dori honten)

J Ryugetsu Original Store along the oo-dori street (Ryugetsu oo-dori honten)

15, South 8, Oo-dori, Obihiro, 080-0010
Open: 9:00 – 19:00
Closed: 1 January

‘Sanporoku’, a german style baumkuchen is a favorite here. Ingredients are all produced in Tokachi or the greater Hokkaido area, ensuring their sweets are of exceptional quality.