The offshoot of Lawson convenience stores called Natural Lawson is probably the best convenience store for vegans. Although a few products from Natural Lawson can be found in regular Lawson stores, it’s worth it to go to Natural Lawson if there are any near you. Natural Lawson stores are currently located in the following areas: Chiba Prefecture, Saitama Prefecture, Kanagawa Prefecture, and Tokyo. Not all products below can be found at all stores.
•Vegips Sweet Potato Carrot Pumpkin/ベジップスさつまいもにんじんかぼちゃ. Ingredients: Sweet potatoes, carrot, pumpkin, vegetable oil.
These chips don’t use sugar or salt and let you taste the natural sweetness of the vegetables.
• Sweet Potato Chips/種子島産安納芋チップス. Ingredients: Sweet potato (100% annou imo from Tanegashima), vegetable oil.
These sweet potato chips use “annou imo,” a special type of potato with a high sugar content and orange-hued flesh, which is grown on Tanegashima, an island located to the south of Kyushu.
SWEET POTATO STICKS
These sweet potato sticks are very filling.
Organically cultivated dried potato stick/有機栽培の干し芋スティック. Ingredients: Organically cultivated sweet potato (satsumaimo).
Macrobiotic Cookies/かぼちゃのマクロビオティッククッキー. Ingredients: wheat, beet sugar syrup, rapeseed oil, pumpkin powder, beet sugar, salt. All ingredients except the rapeseed oil are domestically produced.
Biokura macrobiotic cookies are available in a variety of seasonal flavors.
Made by the same company in charge of the Chaya Macrobiotics restaurants and offering a variety of products, including soy keema, bean and vegetable curries.
People Tree’s “vegie” marked chocolates are vegan.
T’s restaurant makes instant vegan ramen in two flavors, tantan noodle soup and hot and sour noodle soup.