Discover Niigata, the “Snow Country” of Japan


A Niigata Fair will be held at Japan Centre, a Japanese food hall in London

NIIGATA PREFECTURE, JAPAN – Media OutReach – 18 February 2022 – The Niigata Industrial Creation Organization (NICO) will organise a Niigata Fair at Japan Centre in Leicester Square and Japan Centre Ichiba in Westfield London as well as online from 26 February until 11 March 2022, to promote the food from Niigata Prefecture, an area in Japan blessed with snow.

Past event

Kanzuri paste from Snow Country

“The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect international travel,” said a NICO personnel who planned this event. “We hope that the customers who visit our Niigata Fair will enjoy their meals with tasty food and drink from Niigata Prefecture. Kanzuri paste, for example, can be used as a sauce for meat dishes and fish & chips, or can be mixed with tuna for jacket potatoes. It can be used alone while it also goes well with cheese, butter, or other seasonings. Product reviews from customers will help us consider marketing these products in the UK and other European countries.”


* Event was cancelled in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

[About fair]

■ Name: Niigata Fair


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■ Period: Saturday, 26 February – Friday, 11 March, 2022


■ Location:

Two stores at Japan Centre in London

(1) Japan Centre Leicester Square

Address: 35b Panton St, London SW1Y 4EA


(2) Japan Centre Ichiba Westfield

Address: Ichiba 0220 Relay Square Westfield, London W12 7HB


Japan Centre online store special page

To be available on 26 February within Japan Centre website (



The event may be modified depending on the COVID-19 pandemic situation.


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