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Jul 31, 2019

Stock up on EHIME souvenirs

Remember your trip to Ehime Prefecture with these local goodies.

MIKAN PRODUCTS

Enjoy all things mikan as the prefecture’s most famous produce is represented through a host of products, such as juices, jelly drinks and even salt and pepper.

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You can pick the level of sweetness for your mikan juice — unsyu is sweet and tart, iyokan is a litte sour, shirami is sweet and ripe, and kiyomi is a good blend of sweet and sour. You can even get instant sea bream ramen with the mascot Mican on the pack to remember your trip!

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Ehime Kanko Bussankan
3-6-1 Ookaido,
Matsuyama City, Ehime 790-0004
Tel: 089-943-0501
*and available at other souvenir shops

MORE MIKAN FROM 10 FACTORY JUICE BAR

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For a refreshing pick-me-up while exploring the onsen town of Dogo, grab a scoop of mikan ice cream or freshly squeezed juice at 10 Factory.The outlet serves seven types of mikan juice.

You can also shop for all things mikan such as salad dressing, jam, mikan drip coffee and hand-cut dried mikan.

 

 

 

 
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10 Factory
3-2-25 Ookaido,
Matsuyama City, Ehime 790-0004
Tel: 089-968-2031

IMABARI TOWELS

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These high-quality towels are produced in Imabari City located in north-eastern Ehime Prefecture. They’re renowned for their absorbency, durability and softness. Speak with a towel sommelier at local shop Iori to pick the best towels for your needs.

Iori
20-21 Dogoyunomachi,
Matsuyama City, Ehime 790-0842
Tel: 089-913-8122

YAMATOYA OYAKI

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These sweets are only available from Yamatoya Honten in Dogo Onsen. The ryokan started making these handmade oyaki, or vegetable sweets, five years ago, using local ingredients. Fillings include burdock, tomato, yam, spinach and carrots.

Yamatoya Honten
20-8 Dogoyunomachi,
Matsuyama City, Ehime 790-0842
Tel: 089-935-8880

BOTCHAN DANGO

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He was known to be a fan of sweets known as dango, made from rice powder and filled with red or white bean paste. These multi-coloured treats are now synonymous with the city.

Ehime Kanko Bussankan
3-6-1 Ookaido,
Matsuyama City, Ehime 790-0004
Tel: 089-943-0501
*and available at other souvenir shops

HARVEST YOUR OWN PEARLS

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Doi Pearl in Uwajima City offers a unique experience by allowing you to harvest your own Uwajima pearl after picking out an oyster and shucking it. You can then get the pearl set in a piece of jewellery and take it home as a prized souvenir. Before that, learn how pearls are transplanted and processed in order to become the coveted gem. Uwajima pearls are highly sought after and renowned for their top quality.

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Doi Pearl
5121-9 Miuranishi,
Uwajima City, Ehime 798-0102
Tel: 0895-29-0011