Japanese grocery stores and ingredient suppliers in Denmark
January 9th 2021
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.
Kikkoman soy sauce is available at Asian grocery stores.
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
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.
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.
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.
Japan Culinary Institute
Japanese culinary training including sushi, kaiseki, yakitori, wagashi and more.
Miyajima Ramen School
More than 1,000 graduates from over 50 countries.
International Ramen School
Ramen study program combined with OJT
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.
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