Unimame Small Bag

Seller: Tentatsu
Producer: Tentatsu
ID: 82
The uni flavor of these crunchy snacking beans will transport your tastebuds to the western sea of Japan!
¥ 540
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Unimame are one of Fukui prefecture's delicious meibutsu (local products), a product of fried fava beans covered in powdered uni ( "Uni" is the Japanese word for the edible part of sea urchin), one of the three delicacies of Japan. The invention of this unique snack during the Showa era brought the rare luxury of uni into homes across the country by marrying its extravagant flavor with a classic bar snack. These crunchy beans are perfect when enjoyed with a cold beer or any time you're feeling snackish.
Dietary Restrictions
  • Pescetarian
Common Allergens
  • Eggs
  • Cow’s Milk
  • Tree Nuts
  • Shellfish
  • Wheat
Technical Details
  • Product weight: 80 gr
  • Product height: 2 cm
  • Product width: 19 cm
  • Product length: 14 cm
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Region
Unimame Small Bag is produced in Fukui prefecture.
Producer
Tentatsu
Fukui Prefecture
As the oldest uni merchant in Japan, Tentatsu devotes itself even today to a philosophy of honor and craft in products made to please a lord. The multi-century history of Tentatsu is intimately tied to that of Fukui, Echizen, and the feudal lords of Matsutaira who once presided over it. As an official merchant of the domain, the company was crowned Tenno-ya (King of Heaven's Shop) in 1804, with a goal of producing a long-lasting uni product for wartime. This mission led to Tentatsu's original invention and famed product: salt-stored uni. The company's current title hails from the nickname "Tentatsu", given in the Meiji era, and its shio uni products are neatly wrapped in a reproduced map of Fukui castle dating from the Edo period.