Being a fan of Japanese dishes, I always look forward to the Japan Food Fair held in the shopping malls. This is the time where I will stock more of my favourite snacks and cooking paste from Japan as it’s quite a good bargain. AEON CO. (M) BHD. is proud to host the Setouchi Fair at AEON Bandar Utama, AEON Tebrau City and AEON Queensbay from 21st until 27th July 2016 featuring delicacies from the city of Okayama, Hiroshima, Matsuyama and Takamatsu.
At the event, distinguished guests of honour that are present to officiate the Setouchi Fair launch are Mr. Masao Omori, Mayor of Okayama, Mr. Kazumi Matsui Mayor of Hiroshima, Mr. Akio Nishiizumi Deputy Mayor of Matsuyama, Mr. Yusuke Matsushita Deputy Mayor of Takamatsu, Mr. Masaaki Okazawa General Manager AEON RETAIL Co., Ltd. and Mr. Hiroyuki Kotera Senior General Manager Retail Business AEON CO. (M) BHD.
AEON customers can look forward to over 120 products from the Setouchi area, including peaches from Okayama, frozen oysters from Hiroshima, sanuki-udon noodles from Takamatsu and crushed jelly containing fruits from Matsuyama.
With a minimum purchase of RM10, customer will get a free chance to experience “Superball Sukui” a traditional game enjoyed by children during the festival. They will also introduce Okonomiyaki recipe for those health conscious that are allergic to flour. In the fair, you’ll find the four cities specialities as follows:
- Okayama – Hakuto (peaches) and Kibidango (dumplings)
- Hiroshima – cooking demonstration on the Okonomiyaki and Frozen Oysters
- Matsuyama – Crushed jelly with Beni-madonna oranges and Cooking demonstration for Jakoten fish cake
- Takamatsu – Cooking demonstration for their knife cut sanuki udon noodles and Inaka miso
There’s also a booth to promote tourism to Japan focusing especially on Setouchi area. Setouchi is well known for its historical buildings and as a central location for art with major attractions such as National park, the a-bomb dome in Hiroshima (World Heritage) and Okayama Korakuen garden. We had fun tasting the various delicacies during the event and special thanks to Tommy Tong for sharing the pictures with me 😀 Hop over to the Setouchi Fair at AEON Bandar Utama, AEON Tebrau City and AEON Queensbay today before it ends on 27th July 2016.