Pizza Crusts, Pizza, Tortillas, Naan

These pizza crusts, premade pizzas, tortillas and naan could be handy if you are able to cook/heat your own meals while you are in Japan.

Some products have ingredients where the source is not known, such as shortening, emulsifier, l-cysteine/L-システイン塩酸塩 or margarine/マーガリン.

PIZZA CRUSTS

CGC Pizza Crust/CGC ピザ用生地. Ingredients: Wheat flour, vegetable oil, yeast, salt, sugar, malt.

Of the 27 specified allergens, this product contains wheat.

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Del Sole Milano Crust/デルソーレミラノ風ピザクラスト. Ingredients: Wheat flour (domestic production), vegetable oil, sugar, yeast, salt, barley kōji (wheat flour, barley kōji, acerola juice powder)/emulsifier. (Product includes wheat.)

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Del Sole Naples Style Crust/デルソーレナポリ風ピザクラスト. Ingredients: Wheat flour (domestically produced), vegetable oil, yeast, salt, sugar, malt powder.

Product contains wheat.

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MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Co Ltd Pizza Crust/雪印メグミルク ピザクラスト. Ingredients: Wheat flour, vegetable oil, sugar, yeast, salt.

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Napoli-Style Pizza Crust/ナポリ府ピザクラスト. Ingredients: Wheat (domestically produced), vegetable oil, yeast, salt, sugar, malt powder.

Product contains wheat.

Products containing dairy are manufactured in the same factory.

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Vegan pizzas can be bought from a few places online.

Green’s Vegetarian on Rakuten carries vegan Genovese pizza and Napoli Pizza (Naples-style), along with many other vegan products. Photos from website.

Green’s Vegetarian Genovese Pizza/新・リグリア海のジェノベーゼ 9インチ(約23センチ)ヴィーガンピザ 動物性原料不使用. Ingredients: Pizza crust, soy milk fermented product, diced tomato, vegetable oil processed product, basil sauce (including onion, garlic, etc.), thickener (processed starch), glycine, magnesium chloride-containing material, stabilizer (soy polysaccharide), pH adjusting agent, cellulose, seasoning (organic acid, etc.), flavor, coloring (carotene).

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Green’s Vegetarian Napoli Pizza/イタリア野菜のナポリピザ 9インチ(約23センチ)ヴィーガンピザ 動物性原料不使用 . Ingredients: Pizza crust, tomato sauce (including onion, garlic, etc.), soy milk fermented product, diced tomato, zucchini, red pepper, eggplant, vegetable oil processed product, onion, thickener (processed starch), trehalose, stabilizer (soy polysaccharide, pectin), pH adjusting agent, cellulose, seasonings (organic acids, etc.), flavor, coloring (carotene).

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Marin Foods sells three complete pizzas online, specifically marked as vegan, in addition to their other vegan products, such as margarine, hotcakes and dairy-free cheese.

Marin Foods Vegan Pizza, Hero of the New Continent/ヴィーガンピザ 新大陸の勇者. Ingredients: Crust (flour (domestically produced), yeast, salt), processed fats and oils (edible vegetable oils, salt, processed almonds, etc.), ground tomato (tomato, salt), processed defatted soybeans (defatted soybeans, soy sauce), peppers, grilled tomatoes/processed starch, pH adjusters, flavors, coloring (carotene), vitamin C. (Product includes wheat and soy.)

Items containing dairy, egg and shrimp are processed in the same factory.

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Marin Foods Vegan Pizza, Love Affair of Princess Pineapple/ヴィーガンピザ パイナップル姫の恋. Ingredients: Crust (flour (domestic production), yeast, salt), sliced pineapple, processed fats and oils (edible vegetable oils, salt, processed almonds, etc.), ground tomatoes (tomatoes, salt), okra, ripe olives (olives, salt)/processed starch, pH adjuster, acidulant (citric acid), flavor, colorant (carotene), vitamin C, ferrous gluconate. (Product contains wheat.)

Items containing dairy, egg and shrimp are processed in the same factory.

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Marin Foods Vegan Pizza, Potato Pizza from a Foreign Country/ヴィーガンピザ 白い国のポテト. Ingredients: Crust (flour (domestically produced), yeast, salt), sliced potato (Hokkaido), processed fats and oils (edible vegetable oils, salt, processed almonds, etc.), ground tomatoes (tomatoes, salt), sweet corn (corn, salt), diced red pepper/processed starch, pH adjuster, flavoring, coloring (carotene), vitamin C. (Product includes wheat.)

Items containing dairy, egg and shrimp are processed in the same factory.

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The pizza crusts below are not vegan.

Chesco Pizza Crust. Ingredients: Wheat flour, vegetable oil, sugar, shortening, yeast, fermentated flavor, emulsifier. (Product contains milk)

The product is marked as containing milk. It isn’t clear what the shortening is derived from.

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A 60 year-old tofu company called Sagamiya is currently selling various products like soy cheeses and has two different shaped versions of a pizza with non-dairy cheese. They do not include sauce or other toppings. However, the crust is fried tofu, not a traditional pizza crust. Check our Non-Dairy Butter, Cheese, Cream, Margarine & Yoghurts section to find out more about the other products that don’t include animal ingredients that Sagamiya makes.

Sagamiya Beyond Pizza. Ingredients: Fried tofu (soybeans (not genetically modified)), fermented soymilk food product (soymilk, starch, yeast extract), vegetable oil, starch, starch syrup powder, table salt, thickener (modified starch), coagulant, pH adjuster, carotenoid pigment.

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• Sagamiya Beyond Pizza, round version. Ingredients: Fried tofu (soybeans (not genetically modified)), fermented soymilk food product (soymilk, starch, yeast extract), vegetable oil, starch, starch syrup powder, table salt, thickener (modified starch), coagulant, pH adjuster, carotenoid pigment.

This version is labeled “vegan” in English on the front of the package. The ingredient list is the same as the rectangular version. The package states that it is dairy, lactose, and gluten-free.

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TORTILLAS

• Del Sole Tortillas/デルソーレフラワートルティーヤ. Ingredients: Flour (domestically produced), shortening, sugar, salt, yeast/leavening agent, L-cysteine hydrochloride, emulsifier (Product includes wheat)

Domestically produced.

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La Canasta Tortillas de Trigo. Ingredients: Whole wheat flour (wheat flour, wheat bran), vegetable oil, glucose, salt, rice flour, malted barley flour/glycerin, emulsifier, leavening agent.

The source of the emulsifier is not known.

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La Corona Flour Tortillas. Ingredients: Wheat flour, vegetable oil, margarine, salt, sugar, yeast/leavening agent, L-cysteine hydrochloride, preservative (calcium propionate), thickener (CMC, xanthan gum), pH stabilizer, emulsifier (derived from soy), flavoring, citric acid, antioxidant (vitamin E), coloring (carotene).

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Old El Paso 10 Regular Tortillas/トルティーヤ. Ingredients: Wheat flour, vegetable oil, salt, wheat protein, glucose, glycerin, leavening agent, emulsifier, preservative (calcium propionate), acidulant, coloring (titanium oxide), antioxidant (vitamin E: derived from soybeans).

Made in a factory that also produces items containing dairy.

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NAAN

Del Sole Bran Naan/デルソーレ ブラン ナン. Ingredients: Wheat flour, wheat bran (domestically produced), vegetable oil, shortening, sugar, salt, yeast/thickener (guar gum), vitamin C.

Product includes wheat and soybean.

Manufactured in a facility that handles products containing eggs and dairy products.

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Del Sole Hand-stretched Naan/デルソーレ 手のばしナン. Ingredients: Wheat flour (domestically produced), vegetable oil, shortening, sugar, salt, yeast, bran powder/thickener (guar gum), emulsifier, vitamin C.

Product includes wheat and soybean.

Manufactured in a facility that handles products containing eggs and dairy products.

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There is also a mini version of the same product with the exact same ingredient list.

Del Sole Hand-Stretched Mini Naan/デルソーレ 手のばし ミニナン. Ingredients: Wheat flour (domestically produced), vegetable oil, shortening, sugar, salt, yeast, bran powder/thickener (guar gum), emulsifier, vitamin C.

Product includes wheat and soybean.

Manufactured in a facility that handles products containing eggs and dairy products.

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Del Sole Indian Soft Bread Naan/デルソーレ インドのふんわりパンナン. Ingredients: Wheat flour, vegetable oil, sugar, salt, yeast, wheat bran, thickener (guar gum), vitamin C.

Product includes soy.

Manufactured in a facility that handles products containing eggs and dairy products.

Product contains 1.7% palm oil.

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Naan/ナン プレーンタイプ. Ingredients: Wheat flour, vegetable oil (includes soy), sugar, salt, yeast, wheat gluten, glucose, dextrin, carrot fiber/leavening agent, pH stabilizing agent.

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Seijo Ishii grocery store has an own-brand naan, but it isn’t clear what the shortening is made out of.

Seijo Ishii Mini Naan/成城石井ミニナン. Ingredients: Flour, vegetable oil (soybean oil, rapeseed oil, olive oil), shortening, sugar, salt, yeast, barley malt powder, thickener (guar gum), vitamin C.

Out of the top 7 allergens required to be marked by law, the product contains wheat.

Products including egg and dairy are manufactured in the same factory.

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TopValu Fluffy Hand-stretched Naan/ふっくらもちもち トップバリュ手のばしナン. Ingredients: Flour, vegetable oil (contains soy), shortening, sugar, salt, yeast, bran powder/thickener (guar gum), emulsifier, vitamin C.

Note that the TopValu almond milk contains pork and it isn’t clear if it’s in the emulsifier or some other part of the ingredients for that product. It is unknown what the emulsifier in this product consists of.

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PARATHA

The following paratha is marked as “suitable for vegetarians” in English on the package.

SK Kitchen Plain Paratha/プレーン パラタ. Ingredients: Wheat flour, margarine, rice flour, sugar, salt, vegetable oil/emulsifier (derived from soy), preservative (potassium sorbate), flavoring, baking powder, colorant (turmeric, carotene, annato).

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