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Dairy products are produced from the milk of dairy cows that are raised in Tokachi surrounded by dynamic nature. Recommended products are cheese, milk, yogurt and soft serve ice cream.

Raw milk produced by Jersey and Holstein cows, which are freely raised on the vast pasture, and selected ingredients make reliable and safe dairy products. There are many shops offering soft serve ice cream in the Tokachi district and you can enjoy uniquely flavored soft serve ice cream and yogurt with local fruits and vegetables as ingredients. Tokachi is famous for cheese produced using high quality milk under good weather conditions. Please go around the Tokachi area and taste delicious cheeses.

Ashoro Agricultual Public Corporation (Ashoro Nousan Kousha)

Ashoro Agricultual Public Corporation (Ashoro Nousan Kousha)

Roadside Station Lake Ashoro, 4, 673, Nakaya, Ashoro, 089-3873
Open: 9:00 – 18:00 (April – September), 9:30 – 16:00 (November – March) 
Closed: Open daily (April – September), Wednesday and 1st Sunday (November – March)

This tourist attraction is located at the Roadside Station Lake Ashoro, making it easy to stop by on your way through town. Make sure to sample the various cheeses on display, which are available for purchase.

Happiness Daily

B Happiness Daily

2, 104, Kiyomi, Ikeda, 083-0002
Open: Summer 9:30 – 17:30 (weekend 9:30 – 18:00), Winter 9:30 – 17:00 (middle November – late March *Open on Sunday, national holidays)
Closed: 1 January

Mr. Shimaki runs his own dairy farm offering a selection of hard cheeses, bread, gelato and other foods at this shop.

Cheese Factory ‘Nochu’ (Cheese Koubou ‘Nochu’)

C Cheese Factory ‘Nochu’ (Cheese Koubou ‘Nochu’)

Tokachi Millennium Forest, Minami 10-sen, Haobi, Shimizu, 089-0356
Open: 11:00 – 16:30 (late April – early October)
Closed: Winter

At this factory in the middle of Tokachi Millenium Forest (Sennen-no-mori) you can see goats while browsing their selection of cheeses and original products.

Shintoku Kyoudou-gakusha Mintaru

D Shintoku Kyoudou-gakusha Mintaru

1, Shintoku 9, Shintoku, 081-0038
Open: 10:00 – 17:00 (meal: last order 16:30)
Closed: Open daily (April – November), Sunday (December – March) *Coffee shop: Tuesday

Looking out at the cattle grazing at the foot of the mountain range, the farmers rotate the crops and treat the farmland with care to grow nutrient-rich grass. This ensures that their cows produce the healthiest milk for their international award-winning natural cheese.

Tokachino Fromage

E Tokachino Fromage

2, West 2, South 7, Nakasatsunai, 089-1332
Open: Summer 9:00 – 18:00, winer 9:00 – 17:00
Closed: Wednesday (open on national holidays) *Open daily in August
Language:English, Italian MAP

Tokachino Fromage produces quality ice-creams and cheeses from fresh, Tokachi-produced cow’s milk. Their products are truly the taste of Tokachi.



111, 162, Shinwa, Makubetsu, 089-0788
Open: 10:00 – 17:00
Closed: Closed randomly

NEEDS produces their signature Caciocavallo, Daichi-no-hoppe, and Kashiwa cheeses as well as cheese cake, and other cheese-base drinks. Their package designs are also really cute!