Pizza Crusts, Tortillas, Naan

These pizza crusts, tortillas and naan could be handy if you are able to cook 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, vegetable oil, yeast, salt, sugar, malt.

Photo from website.

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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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Pizza Crust/ナポリ府ピザクラスト. Ingredients: Wheat, vegetable oil, yeast, salt, sugar, malt. (Product contains wheat)

Products containing dairy are manufactured 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, fermentation flavours, 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

Hand-stretched Naan/ジェーシー・コムサ 手のばしナン. Ingredients: Wheat flour, vegetable oil, vegetable shortening, sugar, salt, yeast, malt, thickener (guar gum), vitamin C. (Product contains soy)

Manufactured in a facility that also makes products containing egg and milk.

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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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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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