Top Five Niseko Souvenirs from Lucky Supermarket
Head over to Lucky Supermarket in Kutchan and get them all!
Visiting Niseko and wondering what's good souvenir to bring home to your friends and family or for yourself? Lucky Supermarket is here to the rescue.
Here is a list of the Top 5 Niseko Souvenirs based on popularity from the store:
- Jyagatakun (mini muffin): The #1 souvenir has the same name as our Kutchan Town mascot, Jyagata-kun. Jyagata in Japanese means potato as potato is the primary agriculture product from Kutchan town; so the mascot is a potato wearing a hat symbolizing Mt. Yotei on a ski to showcase the most famous two aspects from the area. The mini muffin is made with butter, potato flour and cheese, produced by local bakeries. For 9pcs, you can bring them back in a nice gift box for ¥1080.
- Water-proof Stickers: The #2 souvenir again is associated with the mascot, Jyagata-kun and his girlfriend, the Jyagako, a hot potato on snowboard wearing matching hat as her boyfriend. There are several different types of designs for people to pick from. A great souvenir for friends and family and also yourself! About ¥250.
- Yukidaruma Sake: If you are in Niseko, why not bring some local Sake back? Most of the sake produced here is made with spring water from Mt.Yotei and Hokkaido rice. What makes Yukidaruma (snow-man) the #3 souvenir? It's made at Niseko Shuzo (Niseko Brewery) right in Kutchan Town, and its adorable snow-man container makes everyone wants to bring it home. You can bring this unique gift back at ¥1469.
- Gousetsu Udon Noodles: Udon noodles are usually made of flour, but this Gousetsu (meaning "tons of snow" in Japanese) is made of, yup, you had guessed it by now, potato flour. You can find many local restaurants in Niseko using these udon noodles for their dishes. It is a little more One pack of the uncooked Gousetsu Udon noodles will be ¥750.
- Harvest Niseko: Enjoyed all the amazing cuisine in Niseko? Why not bring the book which celebrates the dining culture in Niseko back? This award-winning cookbook by long-time Niseko chef, Tess Stomski uncovers the incredible world of Niseko local farmers' stories and includes a wide variety of modern Japanese recipes. ¥5400.