Purple Carrot, an online vegan meal seller owned by Oisix Ra Daichi, announced that they would launch a vegan nabe kit with Ippudo. Ippudo is one of the most popular ramen restaurant chains in Japan and supplies plant based ramen at one of their shops in Shinjuku.
You can subscribe to Purple Carrot’s vegan meal kit on their website. The vegan nabe will be available on the 20th of October 2022.
Tofu Meat has opened a recipe website that features plant based dishes based on their vegan meat products.
They introduce more than 30 recipes, including both Japanese dishes and international dishes. The service is available only in Japanese but you will see what they are like from the photos.
Some different types of TOFU MEAT, their vegan meat products, are also available on their website.
King Jozo launched vegan ponzu as a part of their Hinode Mirin brand products. Ponzu is citrus flavoured soy sauce, which often contains soup stock from fish, but this ponzu does not contain any animal product and has received Vegan Certificate from Vege Project Japan.
Ponzu is a typical Japanese sauce and goes well with soup and boiled vegetables. Please try.
Midorie, an organic restaurant in Meguro, Tokyo, announced that they would begin accepting orders for their vegan osechi on the 10th of September. Osechi is Japanese traditional dishes for the new year’s day and most of its ingredients are seafoods. The osechi by Midorie, on the other hand, is a hundred percent vegan.
It’s not cheap and costs JPY 25,800, but, judging from the photo, it seems to have good value for money. Please try if you hope to spend the new year’s day like Japanese people do.
POSH, a raw food patisserie in Tokyo, launched 2 types of vegan and gluten free birthday cake.
One is Mature Mango, which is made of mango fruit from Miyazaki prefecture. JPY 17,000.
The other is Honey Glow Pineapple; the pineapples are selected by Daiwa Supermarket, which is famous for its fruit sandwich (which is not vegan, unfortunately).
The shop is in Koto, Tokyo and its website is below.