Japanese Sweet Marimo-shapted
“Marimo Yokan” is one of the popular Japanese souvenir sweet of Hokkaido. Excellent sweets sold in Akanko Hot Springs, Kushiro City. The round-shaped green yokan is the image of Akanko’s natural treasure, marimo algae. It is a green color, but not use powder green tea.
Eat the sweet by piercing and peeling the thin rubber-like skin with a toothpick. Has a great impact.
Ingredients produced in Hokkaido district are used and is shaped like a marimo, too.
“Akanko(Akan Lake)” is a aboundant natural crater lake in Akan National Park, and marimo (rare algae species) is living here. Marimo is a soccer size green ball.