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A Selection of Muslim Friendly Souvenirs

During your trip to Japan, you might look for halal restaurants. Then while having sightseeing, you might like to have something to bring back home for families, friends, or even for yourself!

These are the halal / Muslim friendly souvenirs and where to buy.

Almond Caramel Sand (from that popular Tokyo Banana series!)

The Almond Caramel Sand is the first 100% plant-based sweets of the Tokyo Banana series in history. As the name says, it is using mainly almond-based ingredients to give a tasty and flavorful all plant-based sweets. With the concept “Umai Vegan” (delicious vegan), these sweets that can be enjoyed not only by vegan, vegetarian, and Muslim, but also those with egg and dairy product allergies, health-conscious, and other food restriction.

Price

4 pcs 680 yen (including tax)

8 pcs (1,296 yen (including tax)

Where to Buy

【Tokyo】Souvenir stall in front of Shinkansen South Transfer, inside the Tokyo station.

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Tokyo Campanella Brown

The western-based confectionery with chocolate yet milk-free makes it so precious. The crunchiness of the 100% wheat flour Langue de chat cookies and the sweetness of the chocolate inside, makes it so irresistible. Feel the deliciousness of the carefully selected ingredients!

Price

8 pcs 1,200 yen (including tax)

Where to Buy

【Tokyo】Souvenir stall in front of Shinkansen South Transfer, inside the Tokyo station.

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Las Olas Series

Las Olas is a plant-based snack available in 6 tasty flavors. from the most popular Cocoa chocolate chip cookies and matcha cookies, to the French cookies “Florentin. We bet you will get so much surprised with how delicious is these snacks, even just a bite!

・ Florentin (3 pcs)
A harmony of almond crispy cookies with agavesyrup and silky soy milk caramel layer.
・ Banana chocolate chip cookies (5 pcs)
Baked banana pure with organic chocolate chips. Eat warm for an enjoyable, softer texture.
・ Matcha cookies (5 pcs)
Made from fragrant Uji Matcha without additional coloring, so you can enjoy the original taste and aroma of matcha.
・Cocoa chocolate chip cookies (5 pcs)
Combines organic chocolate and organic chocolate chips for a rich double chocolate taste.
・ Boule de Rouge (6 pcs ; 2 pcs in 3 bags)
Enjoy the sourness of raspberry with the sweetness of cookies for a sweet-sour taste that melts in your mouth.
・Boule (6 pcs ; 2 pcs in 3 bags)
Famous French Bourg de Neige sweets with a slight saltiness and a melt-in-your-mouth texture.

Price

648 yen to 2,484 yen (including tax) according to each quantity per product.

Where to buy

【Tokyo】Souvenir stall in front of Shinkansen South Transfer, inside the Tokyo station

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Samurai Ramen UMAMI

You might want to have Japanese delicious ramen after come back to your home country! So you can bring back this Samurai Ramen and enjoy it at home. Available in an exclusive gold package for souvenir (around 880 yen~) and economic plastic bag package (190 yen~). Each box/package is for 2 meals serving.

Where to Buy

【Tokyo】LAOX Shinjuku store (Google Map)
【Tokyo】LAOX Akihabara store (Google Map)
【Tokyo】All branches of Gyomu Super (for plastic bag package only)
【Yokohama】Mega Donquijote Yokohama Yamashita branch (Google Map)
【Osaka】Japanese Restaurant MATSURI (Google Map)
【Osaka】Shinsaibashi Tourist Information Center (Google Map)
【Kyoto】Kyoto Tower Tourist Information Center (Google Map)
【Hokkaido】Sapporo drug store (Google Map)
【Okinawa】Suimui restaurant (inside the complex of Shuri Castle) (Google Map)
【All Japan】Samurai Ramen official online store

Kibi-dango and Oote Manjuu

Kibi-dango is a very popular snack from Okayama which is now available halal-certified. Available in 4 delicious flavors; plain, white peach, matcha, and kinako (410 yen~)

Oote Manjuu is a snack made carefully from the best bizen rice and Hokkaido’s red bean, wrapped with sirozarato (sugar that is often being used in high-rank snack and has a great taste of sweetness).

Kibi-dango

Oote Manjuu

Price

410 yen

Where to Buy

【Tokyo】Tottori-Okayama Shinbashikan (Google Map)

Tokyo Arare

Tokyo Arare is a halal-certified Japanese traditional rice crackers that is traced back to more than 1,000 years ago. It is available in 4 flavors ; red pepper, seaweed, wasabi, matcha with price 650 yen~.

Where to Buy

【Tokyo】ANA FESTA at the International Terminal 4F, Narita International Airport (Google Map)
【Tokyo】Nakamise Street (Google Map)
【Yokohama】Mega Donquijote Yokohama Yamashita branch (Google Map)
【Osaka】Japanese Restaurant MATSURI (Google Map)

Yuzu Gateau and Yuzu Chocolate Brownie

A moist and fluffy yuzu gateau and yuzu chocolate brownie that will make you eat it all without knowing it! A nice snack especially in afternoon tea. Both are halal-certified.

Where to Buy

【Tokyo】Origami Asakusa (Google Map)
【Tokyo】Air Lawson at the International Terminal 1F, Haneda International Airport (Google Map)
【Osaka】Japanese Restaurant Matsuri Osaka (Google Map)

Muso Castella Cake

Castella cake has been known as Tokyo’s souvenir. This Muso castella cake is a halal-certified and available in  3 flavors; simple honey taste, fragrant bittersweet matcha taste, and cocoa with a lightly sweet chocolate taste.

Where to Buy

【Tokyo】ANA FESTA at the International Terminal 4F, Narita International Airport (Google Map)
【Tokyo】Lawson Ginza Six (Google Map)

Okinawa Sweet Potato

Okinawa Beni-imo Tart (beni-imo means sweet potato) is one of popular Okinawa snacks which looks like a small boat. It is available in halal-certified at the Okashi Goten in the Kokusai Street. Please be careful as there is a non-halal certified beni-imo tart with the same package.

Price

600 yen (+ tax)

Where to Buy

【Okinawa】Okashigoten Matsuo Shop, Kokusai Street (Google Map)

Halal Chocolate

Japanese chocolate is known for its delicious taste, easy to eat and not too sweet. There is some halal chocolate you can bring back home, available in candy package (like the image below), also in chocolate coin.

Credit to Rock

Credit to Rock

Where to get

【Tokyo】KITTE Marunouchi 3F, Tokyo st (Google Map)
【Tokyo】Lawson Ginza Six (Google Map)
【Yokohama】Mega Don Quijote Yokohama, Yamashita branch (Google Map)
【Osaka】Japanese Restaurant Matsuri Osaka (Google Map)

Green Tea Baumkuchen

Baumkuchen is originally a traditional German cake that is extremely popular among Japanese. We can say that no Japanese don’t know this cake! It has a moist texture with a nice sweetness. This Baumkuchen in matcha flavor is alcohol and animal-derived free, one of a recommended Muslim friendly snacks! Price around 1,500 yen per box.

Credit to Shefty

Credit to Shefty

Where to get

【Osaka】Japanese Restaurant Matsuri Osaka (Google Map)
【Accross Japan, online store】Shefty Official Online Store

Momiji Manju

Momiji manju is a traditional Japanese confectionery you can get in Hiroshima. This maple-leaf-shaped bun is filled with bean paste and has a moist texture. It tastes not too sweet and very easy to eat, a great accompany for afternoon tea!

Credit to Yamadaya

Where to buy

【Tokyo】Hiroshima brand shop GINZA TAU (Google Map)
【Hiroshima】Miyajima honten (Google Map)
【Hiroshima】Hiroshima station “Ekie” (Hiroshima station north exit inside the “Ekie Omiyage”) (Google Map)
【Hiroshima】Hiroshima station ASSE )Hiroshima station south exit) (Google Map)

Brown Sugar Candy (Kokuto Candy)

Besides being-imo tart, Okinawa has a traditional candy made from brown sugar which must be your favorite! The candy is made from Okinawan sugar cane with a great taste of sweetness, which makes you can’t help yourself to keep having it. Available halal-certified.
Where to get
【Tokyo】Washita Shop (Okinawa showroom) Ginza (Google Map)

Halal Cream Daifuku

Daifuku is a traditional Japanese confectionery made from mochi with filling. Common daifuku has a red bean paste filling, but this halal-certified daifuku is filled with delicious sweet cream which is so addicting! Since the halal cream daifuku is a frozen snack, you might want to enjoy it during your stay in Japan. Available in 4 delicious flavors: matcha, mango, cafe au lait, strawberry.

Price

128 yen (+tax)

Where to Buy

【Tokyo】Rogers Mart Asakusa (Google Map)
【Tokyo, Saitama】All branches of Rogers Supermarket
【Osaka】Japanese Restaurant Matsuri Osaka (Google Map)