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Tops presents “Taste of Japan” to celebrate Gion Matsuri Festival, inviting Japanese lovers to indulge in authentic Japanese dishes, and premium products from Japan amidst the atmosphere of the Gion Matsuri Festival

Tops, food business under Central Retail, invites fans of Japan to indulge in an experience of Japanese food culture at “Taste of Japan”, which brings together more than 1,725 items, imported from Japan, exclusively selected just for you.  Customers are invited to celebrate Gion Matsuri Festival, one of the three biggest festivals in Japan, and immerse in an atmosphere of shopping in Japan, at Tops. The launch of the campaign is honored by H.E. Mr. Nashida Kazuya, the Ambassador of Japan to Thailand, joined by Mrs. Supatra Chirathivat, Executive Vice President of Central Group, Mr. Thanawat Jirajariyavej, Chief Merchandising Officer of Central Food Retail under Central Retail, and the management team. The campaign highlights delicious ingredients from Japan, such as Shine Muscat grapes, Japan Wagyu Beef Chuck Roll A4, Hokkaido butter, capelin fish, and fresh tuna, as well as delightful dishes such as Hamburg Rice, Japanese Curry Rice, and Teriyaki Chicken Rice, exclusively available at Tops Eatery. Experience authentic Japanese flavors at Tops, Tops Food Hall and Tops Fine Food from today to August 8, 2023. 

Mr. Thanawat Jirajariyavej, Chief Merchandising Officer of Central Food Retail under Central Retail, said that under the concept of Every Day Discovery, Tops wants its customers to enjoy a good experience every day and therefore sources the best products and ingredients from around the world to present to Thai consumers. Japan is a country known for its food culture and has long been a favorite among Thai people, as evident in the number of Thai tourists visiting Japan being the fifth highest. To celebrate the Gion Matsuri Festival, one of the biggest celebrations in Japan, which takes place in July every year, Tops has partnered with the Japanese Embassy to present “Taste of Japan” which brings together more than 1,725 food items, as well as delicious food for Thai people to try throughout the campaign, reaffirming, its position as the ultimate Food Discovery & Destination.

The event brings you Japanese food and products so you can buy all your favorite Japanese items in one place, such as juicy green Shine Muscat grapes which are a mix between Akitsu-21 and Hakunan (V. vinifera) grapes created by the National Institute of Fruit Tree Science (NIFTS) in Japan in 1988, Japan Wagyu Beef Chuck Roll A4  which can be used for many dishes such as rice dishes, grill, and shabu, Snow Hokkaido Butter which has a delicious flavor and silky texture that makes your bread or other food even more delicious, Bourbon Choco And Coffee Biscuit which goes well with tea or coffee, ITO EN Green Tea powder imported from the best tea growing region in Japan, free from added sugar or coloring. It is the green tea recipe used for Japanese tea ceremony. Other products include Japanese peaches, black grapes, capelin fish, freshly sliced tuna steak, chocolate soufflé with cream filling, and many more.

Tops has also invited experienced chefs to create special dishes to indulge Japanese food lovers with authentic Japanese flavors at “Taste of Japan” at Tops Eatery in every location of Tops Food Hall. The first dish is Japanese Hamburg, a fantastic fusion dish made with juicy and perfectly seasoned Japanese-style Hamburg served on Japanese rice and mixed vegetables. Next is Japanese Curry Rice which will excite your taste buds with flavorful and aromatic Japanese curry, tender pork cooked to perfection in curry, served with steamed rice. Another must-try dish is Teriyaki Chicken Rice, with a special teriyaki sauce, juicy chicken, and steamed rice, topped with a fried egg.  In addition to the indulgent dishes, customers can also enjoy fun activities such as a Japanese food cooking demonstration where you can try cooking and taste delicious food at Tops centralwOrld, Central Chidlom, Central Bangna, Central Ladprao, Central Rama 2, Crystal, and Central Festival Eastville.

Indulge in a memorable experience of flavors, products, and premium ingredients from Japan at “Taste of Japan” and immerse in the ambiance of ion Matsuri, an annual celebration in Kyoto, Japan, which brings together delicious food and festivities, at Tops, Tops Food Hall and Tops Fine Food from today to August 8, 2023. Shop conveniently on  Tops App or via  Personal Shopper. For more information, visit www.tops.co.th, Facebook TopsThailand, or LINE @TopsThailand.

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