What is Country Ma’am ? | Commentary by Japanese webmaster | Common in Japan #47

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Hello World !

This is SHINTA+, Japanese writer.


What is ‘Country Ma’am’ ??

I want to know it !

This page is
  • To introduce ‘Country Ma’am’ as product well known in Japan
  • To clear your question about it

I wrote this article to introduce ‘Country Ma’am’, as popular Japanese product and to clear your question about it.

I would like to explain about the topic with mainly two parts.

  • Introduction of ‘Country Ma’am’ in Japan
  • Deep Diving with Q & A style
    • History
    • Origin of name
    • Line-up
    • Special products, etc

In first part, you can get basic information about ‘Country Ma’am’ in Japan.

And next, I would like to introduce more details, with style of answering questions. You can get information with cherry pick style, in stead of reading long article.

I hope you will have proper information about Donbei in Japan, after reading this page.

What is ‘Country Ma’am’ ?

Quotation Sauce:fujiya webpage

‘Country Ma’am’ is very famous food in Japan. It’s kind of cookie, with disked shape. ‘Country Ma’am’ is very soft, compare with other cookies.

‘Country Ma’am’ provide unique texture, which is supported by Japanese consumers. Outside of Country Ma’am is crispy and inside is moist.

Manufacturer is Fujiya, as one of large maker of confections in Japan

Introduction of Country Ma’am
  • Disked shape cookie
  • Soft, compare with other cookies
  • Unique texture
  • Manufacturer is Fujiya

Deep Diving into Country Ma’am in Japan

I would like to introduce more information about Country Ma’am in Japan, in this paragraph with Q & A style, so that you can access information easily.

Please kindly open items what you want to know.


I hope you can clear your question in this part.

Country Ma’am has more than 30 years of history in Japan

Producer, Fujita started sales of ‘Country Ma’am’ in 1984. With repeated improvements of taste, ingredients, packages, ‘Country Ma’am’ got high popularity in Japan.

Reference : Fujiya webpage

Fujiya tried to make reproduction of home made cookies in U.S.A in 1970’s.

In completion of development, Fujiya named this products as ‘County Ma’am’, based on the concept of product, ‘Home made cookie by mama in country side in USA’.

Reference : Fujiya webpage

Country Ma’am is available in various places in Japan

  • Convenience stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Drugstores

Author’s research in Yokohama city

There are various flavors of Country Ma’am in Japanese market.

  • Regular Flavors
    • Vanilla
    • Cocoa
    • Chocolate
    • NY Cheese Cake
    • Choco-Mamire (Much more Chocolate)
  • Limited time flavors (Replaced frequently)
    • Matcha
    • Chocolate and Banana
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Reference : fujiya webpage

‘Country Ma’am’ have various local products, collaborating with local foods of Japan.

People get it as souvenirs for family and friends, when they make domestic travel in Japan. The flavor is different from standard ‘Country Ma’am’.

  • Country Ma’am corn in Hokkaido
  • Country Ma’am strawberry in Tochigi
  • Country Ma’am Sasa-Dango in Niigata
  • Country Ma’am Matcha in Kyoto
  • Country Ma’am An pro in Kanazawa

So we can enjoy various flavors in each area.

Quotation Sauce:fujiya webpage

Reference : fujiya webpage


That’s all today. How was the content today ?
I Hope this article help you to clear your question about Country Ma’am in Japan.


I hope you have clear understanding of Country Ma’am !

Thank you for your reading !


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