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Akoya-mochi is named after the Akoya shell (Pearl shell) which is used for pearl culture.
People say the origin of Akoya-mochi is that the local people gave to each other at the local events such as TENNO festival in Funakoshi, Shima-city, then they used as usual offerings to their ancestors.
The red, green, and yellow dots on Akoya-mochi pray for a good harvest, the surface asperity stands for the sea wave around Shima-city, and a rice grain on the surface stands for the pearl.


The festivals in Shima-city, Mie

You can purchase Akoya-mochi at the festivals below with ★