Japanese grocery stores and ingredient suppliers in Denmark

January 9th 2021

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This page is for food lovers and professional chefs in Denmark that are looking for Japanese cooking supplies.


Japanese rice grown in Italy is available at Asian grocery stores.

Japanese Rice
Soy sauce

Kikkoman soy sauce is available at Asian grocery stores.

Soy Sauce

Miso is available at Asian grocery stores.


In Denmark, you can find salmon, herring, mackerel, cod, flatfish, shrimp, squid, mussels etc. at regular supermarkets.

However, it seems that high-end Japanese restaurants purchase fresh ingredients from local fishermen as well as Spanish bluefin tuna from European suppliers.


List of Japanese grocery stores and ingredient suppliers

Below is a list of Japanese food importers who wholesale to supermarkets and restaurants, as well as supermarkets that sell Japanese food to the general public.

This list consists of vendors frequently used by Japanese in your country. (Some shops carry not only Japanese cooking supplies but also kitchen ware)

◇JFC Deutschland GmbH
Theodorstrasse 293 40472 Düsseldorf, Germany
*Sales area includes Denmark

◇Den Kinesiske Købmand
Nørre Voldgade 54 1358 København K (Copenhagen)

◇Far East Trading
Banegårdsgade 38 Aarhus, Denmark

Japanese grocery stores and food suppliers

Number of Local Japanese People

1,569 Japanese people live in Denmark, as of 2017.

Number of Local Japanese Restaurants

According to tripadvisor, there are about 400 Japanese restaurants in Denmark.

For Danish People Wanting to Study Japanese Cuisine in Japan

Do you want to study Japanese cuisine in Japan one day? Chefs Wonderland, an agency for helping foreign visitors study cooking in Japan, can make all your cooking school dreams come true.

There are two main ways to study Japanese cuisine in Japan.

One way is to enroll in a culinary school.

The other is to find work at a Japanese restaurant in Japan, although this is not very easy to do.

Culinary Schools in Japan
How Many Danish People are Living in Japan?

As of 2018, there are 617 Danish people living in Japan.

In addition, 29,163 Danish people visited to Japan in 2018.

A photo in Japan
Study Japanese Cuisine at a Culinary School

If you want to attend a Culinary Technical College for Japanese people, you need to be able to speak fluent Japanese, but even if you can’t speak Japanese, you can study Japanese cuisine at one of the following schools that offer English courses lasting anywhere from one day to three months.

There are classes for beginners, short-term intensive courses to get a certificate, and private classes for professional chefs.

Culinary Schools in Japan
Tokyo Sushi Academy

The first and the most popular sushi school in the world.

Tokyo Sushi Academy
Japan Culinary Institute

Japanese culinary training including sushi, kaiseki, yakitori, wagashi and more.

Yakitori & Chicken Dishes
Miyajima Ramen School

More than 1,000 graduates from over 50 countries.

Miyajima Ramen School
International Ramen School

Ramen study program combined with OJT

International Ramen School
Study Japanese Cuisine While Working

Under the current immigration laws, foreigners have very limited opportunities to work in restaurants in Japan, you would need a working holiday visa, a spouse visas, or a type of special activity visa issued only to a few people. If you want more information on studying Japanese cuisine while working in Japan,

please see the following article.

Work in Japan from South Africa
Working Holiday in Japan

Working holiday visas are issued to Danish nationals between the ages of 18 and 30. If you can get a Working Holiday Visa, you can enjoy vacationing and working in Japan for up to one year.

If you are thinking about going on a Working Holiday to Japan, please see the following article.
Japan Working Holiday Guide – 15,000 youth get working holiday visa every year

Working Holiday Japan
We look forward to your visit to Japan!

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