Sakuraco Subscription Box Experience – “Okinawa Retreat Edition”
“Okinawa Retreat Version”
Whenever you first open up the subscription field, you might be greeted with a beautiful message from the Founder and CEO of ICHIGO Inc. and their subsidiaries, Ayumi Chikamoto. Her message speaks of how Japanese individuals will discover tranquility in nature which comforts the soul. How the individuals of the island work exhausting to protect their lands, how summers introduced unforgettable reminiscences, how the decision of the ocean and mountains of the area carry a refreshing expertise that’s irresistible, and the way Okinawa exudes these emotions within the “Okinawa Retreat” month-to-month subscription field for August 2022. All of those emotions and experiences are what Chikamoto-san wished to share with customers through particular Okinawan snacks.
Now, earlier than we get into the gadgets that got here with the August subscription field, Okinawa is understood for a lot of issues however particularly, sugar cane! Okinawa farms the nation’s sugar cane and markets it to corporations who largely make snacks/sweats out of them and we’ll let you know, they’re to die for! We could promote our souls for an enormous crate of both Sata Andagi Brown Sugar Donuts or Brown Sugar Karinto! Mmmm.
When you end studying Chikamoto-san’s message, you’ll see a small booklet that can comprise all the knowledge wanted to know in regards to the sweets in your month-to-month subscription field. The booklet could have a brief greeting from the Sakuraco Workforce, giving a quick historical past of the Okinawan area: birthplace of karate, “yumaru” (serving to each other), and having the longest lifespan on the planet, to call a couple of. As you retain studying, you additionally be taught in regards to the Higa Seicha: Conventional Okinawa in a Cup, which explains briefly about Okinawa’s lengthy historical past with tea, the chinsuko, a deal with from Miyako island and with a wealthy historical past behind its making, to how the salt used, Snow Salt, resembles icing sugar in look and lightness.
After this, you can be given a reasonably detailed description of every snack within the field that features a temporary phrase describing the general really feel and style of the merchandise(s), The complete identify of the merchandise, Widespread Allergens, Could Include Traces of, Vegetarian Pleasant, and a brief description in regards to the treats themselves together with what to pair with them! There are additionally some brief historical past sections about Okinawa’s islands, the tradition, the villages, and extra. Sakuraco additionally has a QR code to scan for an inventory of all of the components and allergens for all gadgets. Sakuraco even options the neighborhood on the finish and if you happen to’re a month-to-month subscriber and share your expertise on social media, the Sakuraco group could use your submit to characteristic of their subsequent month-to-month subscription field for customers.
Plenty of these treats we’ve had earlier than and keep in mind after we used to get pleasure from them in the course of the summer season or winter time. These seasons actually introduced out the flavors and historical past of every deal with consumed. We already talked about the snacks we’d give our souls for, however there’s one particularly that reigns supreme in our eyes and that’s the Snow Salt Milk Chinsuko deal with. The chinsuko needs to be one of many smoothest and butteriest shortbread-like treats ever. Whereas nonetheless remaining agency, it dissolves in your mouth like a creme with a really good mix of salty and candy. They’re our faves!
As well as, the subscription field this month got here with a shock deal with so that you can attempt to yow will discover out what the merchandise is whenever you scan the QR code to see additional particulars in regards to the treats you acquired. This deal with was one thing we by no means had earlier than known as Candy Potato Kanten, which is a cube-shaped gelatin deal with which you can see by however tasted scrumptious! We want there was extra! Lastly, Sakuraco doesn’t give simply treats for consumption, we additionally acquired a single pair of chopsticks to make use of for snacking on the treats and consuming tea! All this so you may expertise a slice of Japan from a distant location.
Sakuraco additionally holds contests each every so often and this time, they’re holding a photograph contest of your month-to-month packing containers to share on social media. There are additionally different methods to win further goodies as properly: by reviewing packing containers you obtain, taking part in collaborations, and in the end turning into a member of the Sakuraco subscription service.
We need to thank Sakuraco for sending us this glorious field of treats to get pleasure from. Be sure that to observe them on social media, under:
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