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Canned food and ready-made meals can be preserved for a long time and are handy to have for emergencies, but they are much more than just that! Some of them are such high quality that even food connoisseurs would be impressed. This article introduces some of these outstanding canned and packed foods!

1. Fujiya Hotel Traditional Beef Curry

Fujiya Hotel is a well-established hotel that opened in Hakone in 1878 as Japan's first full-blown resort hotel. It has catered to international guests since its opening and is known for the outstanding flavors of its food, having even served curries to foreign dignitaries including the prime minister of India. The Traditional Beef Curry was developed over two years by the head chef at the time with the aim of making this wonderful curry available at home. This fantastic delicacy is made with an orange-colored roux mixed with coconut milk to produce mouthwatering mild flavors. Be sure to give it a try.
This item can be purchased at Bakery & Sweets Shop PICOT on the grounds of Fujiya Hotel.

Reference price: 810 JPY (incl. tax)

1. Fujiya Hotel Traditional Beef Curry

359 Miyanoshita, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa

2. Meisan Tanho Scallop Adductor Muscle from Mutsu Bay

Scallop adductor muscles from Mutsu Bay in Aomori Prefecture are nurtured by the mineral-rich water that flows from the abundant natural environment of the mountains. They are popular for their plumpness and mild sweetness. Each one of these cans have been carefully packed so that the flavorful scallops can be enjoyed by many. The can is wrapped in Japanese-style wrapping paper creating a sense of luxury that makes it great for gifts. The muscles can be enjoyed as snacks or used in a variety of dishes such as pasta and stir fry.
This product can be purchased at supermarkets such as LINCOS.

Reference price: 1,404 JPY (incl. tax)

2. Meisan Tanho Scallop Adductor Muscle from Mutsu Bay

3. KK Kantsuma Kiwami Red King Crab Claw in Water with Gold Leaf

The price for crabmeat cans can widely vary as they are determined by the type and part of crab that is canned. Research shows that the most expensive type of crab is red king crab and the most expensive part is the claws, which are the thickest part of the crab with the most meat, so this can truly has the best of the best. It even has gold leaf in it, so the price is understandable. Why not get one to enjoy with drinks on a special night?
This product can be purchased at ROJI Nihonbashi, a shop in Nihombashi selling products by a variety of manufacturers.

Reference price: 10,800 JPY (incl. tax)

3. KK Kantsuma Kiwami Red King Crab Claw in Water with Gold Leaf

1-1-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

4. KK Kantsuma Kokusan Aged Japanese Kuroge Wagyu Roast

This is a can of Kuroge Wagyu beef that has been prepared with the utmost care, aged in a special aging cabinet with controlled air and added microorganisms and then roasted. It is flavored simply with rock salt from the Lorraine Province of France and spices so that the umami flavors of the meat and the aroma from aging is enhanced. The shop recommends that it be enjoyed with red wine. Why not have a luxurious time with wine and some Kuroge Wagyu beef?
This product can be purchased at ROJI Nihonbashi, a shop in Nihombashi selling products by a variety of manufacturers.

Reference price: 2,160 JPY (incl. tax)

4. KK Kantsuma Kokusan Aged Japanese Kuroge Wagyu Roast

1-1-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

5. Shimizu White Peach Can

Shimizu White Peach is a brand of peach from Okayama Prefecture, a major producer of fruits. It is juicy with a sweet aroma and has a white, delicate appearance, and is thus sometimes referred to as the Queen of Peaches. Peaches can usually only be eaten in a specific season, but now that they are available in canned form, you can enjoy them at home any time of the year. These peaches have a soft texture and a light and elegant sweetness that you'll want to eat over and over.
There are various different types of cans of Shimizu White Peach and they are available in a variety of stores such as souvenir shops in Okayama City.

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Photographed is a 3-pack of Shimizu White Peach cans by Mankasou

Reference price: 5,600 JPY (incl. tax)

There are many high-quality packaged and canned foods available! The ones introduced this time cannot be ordered from abroad, so be sure to look for them when you are in the area.

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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