umeboshi

Spending for pickled umeboshi among young Japanese people is halved from 20 years ago

A traditional food is taking a hit among the younger generations in Japan. 

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Japan creates Umeboshi Pickled Plum and Takuan Pickled Radish colas to pair with rice dishes

The unusual new flavours are designed to go down well with traditional Japanese meals.

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Now’s your once-in-12-years chance to order this special $850 pot of pickled plums!

The pickled umeboshi plum is a common food in Japan, but can you guess what makes these plums special enough to warrant a US$850 price tag?

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