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  • 13843 marukome amazake

Marukome Amazake Sweet Rice Drink, 125 ml

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The traditional sweet drink of Japan.

Discover and enjoy a gentle sweet drink different to your usual fruited or sparkling choices with ready-to-drink amazake. Made from fermented rice, water and a little salt to balance the sweetness, this non-alcoholic refreshment is naturally sweet, creamy and nutritious. No preservatives, colouring or added sugar. Enjoy as a dairy-free alternative to milk, with an included straw making it perfect for adding to a lunch box. 

ITEM ID: #13843

Background

Amazake is a Japanese beverage that has existed for hundreds of years. It is made by adding koji (the same fermenting agent used to make sake, soy sauce, and miso) to cooled whole grains of rice and allowing the mixture to incubate. During this process the enzymes in the koji break down the carbohydrates in the rice, turning them into simple sugars and causing the solution to become naturally sweet. For more traditional Japanese beverages, take a look at japancentre.com's Drinks section.

Item Detail

Nutrition

Per 100g:
• Energy: 298kJ/72.8kcal
• Fat: 0.08g
• Carbohydrate: 16.8g
• Protein: 1.2g
• Salt: 0.24g