Fruit jelly specialty shop “FruFull Gotemba” introduces new unique flavours to its menu including fig and wasabi!

24.September.2017 | FOOD

FruFull Gotemba—a shop that sells fruit jelly made with carefully selected fruits and delicious water from the base of Mount Fuji—is introducing a host of new tasty products using Violette de Solliès (purple figs) harvested at the bottom of Mount Fuji, mini tomatoes, and wasabi.

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FruFull Gotemba opened back in September 2006 as Japan’s first shop specialising in fruit jelly. They have earned a reputation for their jellies as the must-buy item when visiting Gotemba, a city in Shizuoka near Mount Fuji. They have sold 2 million so far! The shop serves over 10 varieties of different jellies everyday each made by hand with carefully selected fruits.

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The Violette de Solliès, mini tomatoes and wasabi are all local products, and although they are individual items they are highly regarded. Together with the fruit jelly, they will make for an exciting new tasty item.

 

Let’s take a look at the new items on the menu.

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<Violette de Solliès (Purple Figs / Western Figs)>

Price: ¥600 (tax not incl.)

Originating in France, these figs are high-class, luxurious and widely-known. The figs used in this jelly are harvested from the base of Mount Fuji. They are not common in Japan, making this a rare treat. The jelly is made only with figs that are completely ripe meaning you can enjoy their flavour to the fullest.

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<Mini Tomato>

Price: ¥500 (tax not incl.)

This is a new kind of tomato with a very soft texture. It has a higher sugar content and although small, the skin is soft and the flavour is rich. Due to the softness of the skin it is difficult to export meaning you won’t see them sold in many places. Their texture becomes even better when used in jelly.

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<Wasabi>

Price: ¥350 (tax not incl.)

This wasabi is cultivated with Mount Fuji’s plentiful spring water. The wasabi from Oyama in Gotemba rarely appears in markets. It’s labelled a “popular” brand and is mostly used in traditional Japanese restaurants, sushi bars and soba restaurants in the suburbs of Tokyo. It leaves just a little heat in your mouth.

 

Try these unique jelly flavours yourself with local specialty products only found in Shizuoka.

 

■Information

FruFull Gotemba Official Homepage: http://frufull.com

 

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