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Ko no Kuni Nama Cheese Cake is six pieces of no-bake cheesecake made using sake lees. The Ultimate Souvenirs for the Whole World sponsored by the Japan Tourism Agency selected this as a top-quality item from among 747 different products.

Sake lees are used from six veteran breweries in Shiga prefecture with over 100 years in the business, and the brewers’ original production methods result in six different flavors of cheesecake with their own aromas.

The cheesecakes come in ochoko (small sake cups), so you can reuse them after finishing the cheesecake. Using sake lees, which contain a variety of nutrients such as protein and vitamins, makes them a healthy choice of sweets. Enjoy this collaboration of sweets and sake lees with its roots in Japanese culinary culture.

Price: ¥3,910 per set (six cups)

Manufacturer: Ayumi Welfare Association Kobo Chou-Chou in Higashiomi, Shiga Prefecture

(www.chou-chou11.com)

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