Tasty blessings of the
Rich land at the foot of Yatsugatake Mountains where renowned mineral water springs out in the lush forests of Hakushu.
Nature's blessings of this plentiful land are made into confectionery with our great attention and passion.
YATSUDOKI - it is time to take a break and enjoy the best confectionery.
It is time to relax your mind, and to savour the taste of the freshest ingredients, feeling as if you are in a refreshing wind blowing from highlands.
In old Japan, YATSUDOKI (eighth period of the day) meant 3 o’clock, time for afternoon snack, thus our name “YATSUDOKI”.
“YATSU” in YATSUDOKI means “eight”, a number associated with prosperous future in Japan. It also appears in the name of Yatsugatake Mountains with eight peaks.
Make your snack break a time to enjoy happiness.
A busy day. A leisurely day. A happy day. A day you worked hard. A day you couldn’t work hard. A special day. And a usual, ordinary day. Let us bring a relaxing moment to your day. Let us bring a happy moment to every day. To satisfy your mind and body, confectionery needs to be both delicious and safe. We watch over and get involved in producing ingredients to make sure we bring out their best taste. YATSUDOKI For you and people dear to you.
Our passion for the best ingredients has brought us to the source of water of life.
Mount Kaikoma in Minami Alps. The “Hakushu” forest, famous for its mineral water, is the home of YATSUDOKI confectionery. Purified by rocks, protected by the earth and nurtured by the lush forest, the renowned mineral water is the secret in bringing out the distinct flavor of every ingredient. Freshly drawn water is filled with the scents of trees of the forest and cool, refreshing breeze.