Japanese grocery stores and ingredient suppliers in Netherlands

January 8th 2021 Updated

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


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

Japanese Rice
Soy sauce

Kikkoman soy sauce is available at most supermarkets.

Soy Sauce

You can get miso at Asian grocery stores. You might also be able to find organic miso at health food stores.


You can get tuna, salmon, mackerel, Aji (horse mackerel), squid, flounder and more from local Japanese fishmongers or food suppliers etc. Not limited to the Netherlands, you can also get supplies from vendors in the EU.


Asahi, Kirin beer and CHOYA plum wine all have European factories, and are readily available.

You can also buy sake, Shochu, Japanese whiskey, etc.at Japanese grocery stores and Japanese food suppliers.

Japanese Alcohol

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)


Singaporestraat 5-7, 1175RA Lijnden, The Netherlands


Office / Wharehouse: Ampereweg 5, 2627 BG, DELFT

◇Hokkai Suisan B.V.

Postbus 72, 1970 AB IJmuiden, The Netherlands

◇Sagohachi-ya Online Store


◇Yama Food Shop Online Store



Nijverheidscentrum 5a, 2761 JP Zevenhuizen

◇Atariya Foods

Kastelenstraat 264 Amsterdam, Netherlands

◇Japanese and Korean Food Market Shilla

Gelderlandplein 187 Amsterdam, Netherlands


Gelderlandplein 187 Amsterdam, Netherlands


Pannekoekstraat 99A, 3011 LD Rotterdam, Nederland

◇Flying Fish

Amstelplein 67-3A, 1421 SB Uithoorn

◇Sakelicious Online Shop


◇Amazing Oriental

20 physical stores, spread throughout the entire Netherlands

Japanese grocery stores and food suppliers

Number of Local Japanese People

9,986 Japanese people live in Netherlands, as of 2018.

Number of Local Japanese Restaurants

There are about 400 Japanese restaurants in Netherlands.

For Dutch 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 Dutch People are Living in Japan?

As of 2018, there are 1472 Dutch people living in Japan.

In addition, 72,069 Dutch 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 Dutch nationals between the ages of 18 and 30 with a maximum of 200 people per year.. 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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