The Grand Launch of Tochigi Nikkori Pear and Ibaraki Sweet Potatoes.

Almost everyday I practice healthy eating choices. Hence, when i head down to the store for groceries i am rather selective at what i buy. It was a couple of years back that one of my gf shared with me that everything Japanese are the best (of course this is her opinion laaaa). But she insisted that i try buying Japanese vegetables and fruits and so i did. I came home and… My goodness it is true!!! There is a difference in taste!!! (How can this be, right?)

Ever since, i naturally brainwashed myself into believing that everything made in Japan seems to be somehow better and tastier.. (i’m not kidding) Today i can proudly tell everyone that i am crazy about Japan and every little thing about it!!!

It was early this week that i received an invitation to attend the official launch and ceremony of The Sweet Bearings Of Japanese Quality Agricultural Products to the Malaysian Market at Aeon Big Mid Valley.

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Aeon Big is the first hypermarket in Malaysia to be offering these high quality products imported in directly from Japan. In conduction with the launch there is a Japanese food fair happening at selected Aeon Big stores where Japanese products that range from cooking essentials goods to fresh cut fish. 

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The highlight for the launch however were the Nikkori Pear and Ibaraki Japanese Sweet Potatoes which are two of Japan’s finest agricultural products. 

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These pears are HUGE!!! No kidding@@

Nikkori Pear can only be harvested in mid-October and stored for a long period of time until Febrary, thus the specialty and superiority of this unique fruit. This is a new variety produced by crossing full figured pears Niitaka and flavorful Hosui. Hence, the Nikkori pear is created. These HUGEEE pears weighs over 1kg each and has a perfect taste of sweetness with a delicious aroma of pear to it. This is a must try AND they are having promotion right now.

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Japan also prides on their sweet potatoes. I love them and so does my kids!

Ibaraki is one of Japanese top producers prefecture on sweet potatoes and a number of varieties are grown and known as Beniazuma and Beniharuka in both Hokota and Namegata. The taste is remarkably sweet and soft with a flaky texture. Unlike our local sweet potatoes, these are rather fat and long too.

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*just a tip, steam it for 20 min followed by grilling it ~ the aroma will be fabulous and the texture is crunchy on the outside yet sweet tasting on the inside. These sweet potatoes will leave you yearning for more, no doubt!*

imageDuring the media launch, there were a small delight made from both Nikkori pear and also Sweet Potatoes. Needless to say, they taste pretty amazing!

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By the way, i kid you not when i say the pear is HUGE!!

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If you haven’t tried them! i highly recommend that you do. Doubt it will be cheap after the promotion too! 😉

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