The town of Itayanagi in Aomori Prefecture is one of the foremost producers of apples, having grown them for 140 years. The area is a plain sandwiched between two rivers with rich soil, with fierce differences in temperature between day and night, resulting in firm, ripe apples. This apple juice — which uses apples plucked from the tree that are so ripe you want to eat the whole thing — is a special ripe blend of apple juice that uses five different types of apples, accented with the flavor of Jonathan apples. The juice contains no added sugar, fragrances or acidifiers, and the perfect level of carbonation is added for a refreshingly sweet, sparkling apple juice.
Price: ¥378 for a 230 ml bottle
Manufacturer: Itayanagimachi Sangyoushinkokosha Ringo Work Kenkyusho in Itayanagi, Aomori Prefecture
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