7-ELEVEN and Fujipan to Launch "Kumamon Steamed Buns" on June 4! Made with milk produced in Kumamoto Prefecture and sold only in Kumamoto Prefecture Image 1

7-ELEVEN and Fujipan to Release "Kumamon Steamed Buns"

Fuji Pan (Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture), in cooperation with 7-ELEVEN Japan, will release three types of "Kumamon Steamed Buns" made with milk produced in Kumamoto Prefecture at 7-ELEVEN The products will be sold exclusively at 7-ELEVEN Japan stores in Kumamoto Prefecture from June 4, 2024.

Aiming to

increase consumption of milk

produced in Kumamoto Prefecture This initiative aims to increase consumption of milk produced in Kumamoto Prefecture and is part of local production for local consumption. In particular, June is milk fortification month, and we hope that this initiative will support dairy farmers and producers in Kumamoto Prefecture.

Kumamon

Steamed Buns" are made with 20% Kumamoto Prefecture milk kneaded into the dough, and are characterized by their moist texture. The bread has a moist texture and a cute design with Kumamon's branding.

The product will go on

sale

on June 4, 2024, and will be available at all 373 7-ELEVEN stores in Kumamoto Prefecture (as of the end of April, 2024). Please note that some stores may not carry the product.

Product

launch event The product launch event will be held at 7-ELEVEN Kumamoto Tsuboi 2-chome store on June 4, from 1:30 to 1:50 pm. Mr. Tomohiro Yasutake, Councilor, Distribution and Agribusiness Division, Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Kumamoto Prefecture; Mr. Kumamon, Sales Manager and Happiness Manager; Mr. Teruhiko Kiyotang, Sales Section Manager, Ranuma Mothers; Mr. Toru Hanayama, South Kyushu Zone Manager, Operations Division, 7-ELEVEN Japan; and Mr. Takashi Nishimura, CVS Manager, Fujipan Kyushu Division. General Manager in charge, Mr. Takashi Nishimura is scheduled to attend.



7-ELEVEN and Fujipan to Launch "Kumamon Steamed Buns" on June 4! Made with milk produced in Kumamoto Prefecture and sold only in Kumamoto Prefecture Image 2

7-ELEVEN and Fujipan to Launch "Kumamon Steamed Buns" on June 4! Made with milk produced in Kumamoto Prefecture and sold only in Kumamoto Prefecture Image 3