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Gift your mom a gourmet fruit-tasting experience

Gift your mom a gourmet fruit-tasting experience

Looking for an unforgettable Mother’s Day gift? Treat your mom to the exquisite taste of artisanal Japanese fruits! Our dedicated farmers nurture these fruits with unparalleled care and attention, treating each one like a precious child. The result is a truly unbeatable taste experience that your mom will never forget. And with our special promo code, "mothersday24", you'll get a 10% discount on all items sitewide! Don't wait — this limited-time sale ends on 4/25/2024 11:59 PDT, so place your order now for a Mother's Day gift like no other. Shop Now   Terms & Conditions for Limited-Time Sale:The 10% discount...

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Celebrating Japanese Dessert Culture: An Exclusive Ikigai Fruits Collaboration in New York City

Celebrating Japanese Dessert Culture: An Exclusive Ikigai Fruits Collaboration in New York City

Photo courtesy of Momoya SoHo Have you ever had a dessert parfait made with Japanese luxury fruits? Parfaits are a rare delicacy in most American dining experiences, but they’re a staple in Japanese dessert culture. Recently, Ikigai Fruits partnered with Momoya SoHo, a popular Japanese establishment in New York City, and Executive Pastry Chef Norie Uematsu to turn our best-selling fruit into dramatic parfaits constructed with meticulous dedication. History of Parfaits in Japan and America Photo courtesy of Momoya SoHo Parfaits originated in France in the late 1800s. The word “parfait” is French for “perfect”1. The original dessert was made...

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The Best Tasting Strawberries: Your ULTIMATE Gourmet Japanese Strawberry Guide

The Best Tasting Strawberries: Your ULTIMATE Gourmet Japanese Strawberry Guide

You’ve decided to delve into the world of gourmet Japanese strawberries, but you’ve found that there are so many delicious varieties to choose from, it’s mind-boggling! How does one choose what variety to try first? Have no fear, Ikigai Fruits is here! We’ve put together this easy sampler guide to our favorite Japanese strawberry varieties so you know exactly what you’re getting before it goes into your cart. Which strawberries are the most flavorful? What type of strawberries are some of the sweetest? Where is the sweetest part of a strawberry? We’re here to help answer these big questions. First, here’s a...

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Japanese Strawberry Sando, Mochi and Shortcake, Oh My: 3 Japanese Strawberry Desserts You Need to Try ASAP

Japanese Strawberry Sando, Mochi and Shortcake, Oh My: 3 Japanese Strawberry Desserts You Need to Try ASAP

Photo courtesy of Mont St. Clair Nobody does strawberry desserts quite like Japan. If there’s one fruit Japanese people love to add to every dessert, it’s strawberries. In any given sweet shop or convenience store, you’ll find delectable goodies like Japanese strawberry sando, Japanese strawberry shortcake, and of course, Japanese strawberry mochi! Few countries take their fruit as seriously as Japan, and that extends to picking only the perfect strawberries for their desserts. Their unique blend of gentle sweetness and mild tartness enhances these dishes in a way no others can imitate. A good strawberry can create a life-changing experience....

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