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Choya is the famous ume liqueur made in Japan. Choya delivers refreshing flavors and delicate strength, made of 100% real Japanese umes.


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Choya Herb Umeshu Liqueur (750 ml.)
Ume (scientific name: Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc) is often mistaken for plum (scientific name: Prunus somestica L), which is in the same group of Rosaceae Prunus, however, they have very different characteristics. Ume contains 4--5% acidity compared to 1--2% acidity in plums. As ume fruit ripens, citrus acid occupies a higher ratio than other organic acids. The fruit and skin of ume contains polyphenol and the fruit contains amino- acids. Our studies indicate that GABA might be produced from glutamine acid.

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