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"Omusubino-GABA in Akihabara", a Handmade Rice Ball Shop, Opens May 21.

April 22, 2013

April 22, 2013

"Omusubino-GABA in Akihabara", a Handmade Rice Ball Shop, Opens May 21.

Promoting and Spreading Awareness of GABA Rice.

Satake is opening "Omusubino-GABA in Akihabara" on the ground floor of Satake's Tokyo Head Office on May 21 to promote and spread awareness of GABA rice.

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"Omusubino-GABA" is primarily marketed towards office workers in the Akihabara area and provides a variety GABA rice balls, side dishes, and set menus (for example: 2 rice balls, fried chicken and pickles for JPY500) with take-out and eat-in service. Rice ball filling varies from standard grilled salmon and pickled plum to Spam (canned meat popular in Hawaii) and Hiroshima-na (specialty pickles from Hiroshima where Satake is headquartered). The price of rice balls is set at an affordable range: JPY120 to JPY300 per piece.

Satake wants to contribute to the improvement of human health by promoting GABA rice and its health benefits through "Omusubino-GABA in Akihabara".


Name : "Omusubino-GABA in Akihabara"
Address : 7-2 Sotokanda 4-Chome, Chiyodaku, Tokyo (Ground Floor of Satake Tokyo Office)
Shop Hours : 8:00am to 22:00pm (L.O. 21:00)
Shop Area / Seating : 86m2 / 33 seats
Major Fillings : Plain (salted), finely chopped katsuobushi with soy sauce, pickled plum, dried young sardines, kelp boiled in soy sauce, grilled salmon, tuna and mayonnaise, leek miso, barbecue, grilled salt mackerel, Hiroshima-na (pickled vegetable), Spam (canned meat), boiled egg, foie gras etc.

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