A Quick Visit to a Grocery Store in Japan – Video Slideshow

I love going into grocery stores when I am in other countries! My favorite things to check out are the produce and meat cases. So when given a chance to go to a grocery store in Japan, I jumped at it and grabbed my point & shoot camera! Here are some of the photos I took in a video.

Some of the things that really stand out for me in the Japanese grocery store:

Quail eggs. Yep, in the section of the store that includes eggs, there where containers of quail eggs. And since I had maguro the other day that came with a quail egg in the shell sitting in the middle of the bowl, I was intrigued by it.

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Watermelon is crazy expensive. I can’t believe that a miniature water melon costs $9! I mean I love watermelon but I am not sure I could do that.

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The fish section is incredible and includes things I had to ask questions about! There are choices in filets, sashimi, and entire fish too. Was enough to make me hungry. 🙂

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The layout of the store felt similar when I went in as produce was right at the door and meat was at the back, but then I realized fish and meat got two walls of the store. Wow. Lots of choices. Not as much to choose from when it came to dairy though. :/

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Fruit and vegetables are well protected…. And largely imported. Individually-wrapped apples and avocados are really something when you are used to full cases being set out.

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Have you ever checked out grocery stores overseas? If so, what stood out for you?

About Janice Person

I'm Janice & this blog is about my passions -- photography, travel, agriculture & whatever else comes to mind. Putting all those things together is intriguing to me…. I can spend a lot of time soaking it up! It's almost always a colorful adventure!

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