Recommended Theme and Activities
In Chita and Nishi Mikawa, there are many famous manufacturers of shrimp crackers, which are typical home-coming gifts from Aichi prefecture. Recently, respective makers come up with unique ideas to create a variety of kinds and packages. One maker presents a product which uses 5~7 fresh shrimps for each piece as ingredients. Another company provides high-grade crackers using prawns only. They can satisfy customers with their well-planned flavor and crunchy feeling. In Chita, there is a large scale shop adjacent to a cracker factory. Visitors can see its manufacturing process, taste crackers and buy them. Also, there is a hands-on section where visitors can make crackers by themselves, though limited in number. This is a popular tourist spot.