Aomori prefecture is home to a rich treasure trove of food resources, such as the fresh vegetable, fruits and seafood that are born from rich natural environments; rich forest and land like Shirakami-Sanchi, a natural world heritage, Lake Towada and the Hakkoda Mountains, and surrounding seas like the Sea of Japan, the Pacific Ocean, and the Tsugaru Strait enclosing Mutsu Bay. Aomori’s apples and garlics are known for number one product in Japan and bluefine tunas and flatfishes are nationally known. The agriculture, forestry and fisheries in Aomori have developed rich local foods culture. Why don’t you find local traditional cuisine, new dishes and sake? Then you might feel the charm of Aomori with such a food culture.