Shiki Shima: Shiratama Fu, Wheat Gluten Bread for Miso Soup

Quantity: 1 bag (40g)
JPY ¥550

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Wheat gluten bread, or "fu" in Japanese (麩), is a common garnishing for miso soup, udon noodles, and other dishes.

Product Info 

  • Product name: Shiratama Fu (白玉ふ - named because it looks like "shiratama" mochi rice balls and is made from mochi rice as well)
  • Product type: yakifu (baked wheat gluten bread)
  • Ingredients: wheat flour, wheat protein, mochi rice powder (glutinous rice powder), sodium bicarbonate, vitamin E (antioxidant preservative), vegetable carbon coloring. Japanese original: 小麦粉、小麦たんぱく、白玉粉、重曹、ビタミンE(酸化防止剤)
  • Net weight: 40 grams
  • Storage: Keep in cool, dry area away from sunlight.
  • Best by date: See back of package (example: 16.08.30 = August 30, 2016). Please contact us if it arrives with less than one month on the best by date.
  • Manufacturer: See below

Nutritional info (per 40g)

  • Energy: 153 kcal
  • Protein: 12.8 g
  • Fat: 0.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.0 g
  • Sodium: 28 mg

About the Manufacturer

We purchase these products from a local supermarket, but the manufacturer is Shikishima Sangyo based in Gifu Prefecture (see photo on Google Maps).

  • Location: 1399-2 Minobe Motosu-shi, Gifu-ken 501-0413
  • Established: March 1, 1947
  • Yunomi relationship: Procurement through distributors

Teaching children to cook with wheat gluten bread (2013/08/27)

History of Fu
(wheat gluten bread)







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