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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.

Tokachi Shinmura Farm Cream Terrace (Tokachi Shinmura Bokujyou Cream Terrace)

A Tokachi Shinmura Farm Cream Terrace (Tokachi Shinmura Bokujyou Cream Terrace)

261, Nishi 1-sen, Kami-otofuke, Kamishihoro, 080-1407
Tel:+81-1564-2-3921
Open: 10:30 – 17:00 *11:00 – 19:00 (Sunday, national holidays)
Closed: Tuesday (April – October), Tuesday (November and December), Wednesday, January – March
http://www.milkjam.com
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This tea room uses fresh milk produced on the Shinmura farm. Shinmura products are also available at the Obihiro Station ESTA.

Handmade Cake Shop Asahiya (Tezukuri Cake Koubou Asahiya)

B Handmade Cake Shop Asahiya (Tezukuri Cake Koubou Asahiya)

Harukoma-dori, West 19, South 4, Obihiro, 080-2469
Tel:+81-155-38-2606
Open: 9:00 – 20:00 
Closed: Closed randomly
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Asahiya uses generous portions of fruit to create its popular colorful cakes. The ‘Harukoma madeliene’ pictured here is 120 yen each.

Okashi-no Yakata Akutsu

C Okashi-no Yakata Akutsu

9, Hon-dori 3, Hon-cho, Taisyou, Obihiro, 089-1241
Tel:+81-155-64-5438
Open: 9:00 – 19:00
http://www.e-akutsu.com/
info@e-akutsu.com
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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).

Cranberry

D Cranberry

2, West 2, South 6, Obihiro, 080-0010
Tel:+81-155-22-6656
Open: 9:00 – 21:00
Closed: Open daily
http://www.cranberry.jp/
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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)

E Taiyaki Kobo Original Store (Taiyaki Kobo honten)

East 3, South 8, Obihiro, 080-0803
Tel:+81-155-24-2522
Open: 9:00 – 21:00
Closed: 21 December, 1 January *the original store closed 31 December
http://www.taiyakikobo.com/
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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)

F Home-made Sweets Shogetsu (Tezukuri Okashi Shogetsu)

1,South 2, Ashoro, 089-3712
Tel:+81-156-25-2225
Open: 9:00 – 19:00
Closed: Closed randomly
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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

G Okashi-no Kaori

7, 7, West 2, Ikeda, 083-0022
Tel:+81-15-579-3000
Open: 9:00 – 19:00 (Sunday 9:00 – 15:00)
Closed: Closed randomly
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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

H Okashi-no Komatsu

1, Oo-dori 2, Ikeda, 083-0090
Tel:+81-15-572-2228
Open: 9:00 – 19:00 (Sunday 9:00 – 12:00)
Closed: Closed randomly on Sunday
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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

I Okashi-no Nishiyama

31, 91, Minami 1-swn, Sarabetsu, 089-1542
Tel:+81-155-52-2065
Open: 9:00 – 19:00
Closed: Sunday
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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

J Okashi-no Omise Nishimura

12, Hon-cho, Urahoro, 089-5603
Tel:+81-15-576-4661
Open: 9:00 – 19:00
Closed: Sunday
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Nishimura brings the season’s best fruits and vegetables to life. Additionally, all of Nishimura’s eggs, milk, and other ingredients are locally produced.