The hearty flavor and unique, chewy texture of Mochi have long made it a natural favorite in Japan. It is made from cooked, hot sweet rice that has been pounded into chewy cakes. Mochi takes enormous energy to make and it has the reputation for being an invigorating food. Our producer, Kojima-san has worked with rice all his life. A true master, he starts by carefully selecting sweet brown rice grown by farmers committed to the principles of sustainable agriculture. Next, he artfully blends kitchen craft with modern methods to produce the true taste and texture of traditional mochi.