Sakeru Cheese and Sakeru Gummy : Splittable Japanese Foods

“Sakeru Cheese (さけるチーズ)” and “Sakeru Gummy (さけるグミ)” are popular foods that became a topic of conversation in recent years in Japan.

Yukijirushi Megmilk Sakeru Cheese

Sakeru Cheese is the brand name of a natural cheese product produced and sold by Yukijirushi Megmilk, which is available at almost any supermarket around the country.

UHA Mikakuto Sakeru Gummy Candy

On the other hand, Sakeru Gummy are new-type gummy candies with a certain characteristic from UHA Mikakuto, which are sold mainly in convenience stores.

Then, what type of food are Sakeru Cheese and Sakeru Gummy? This time, I will talk about it.

What Type of Food are Sakeru Cheese and Sakeru Gummy?

Sakeru Cheese

If you know what the Japanese word “Sakeru (さける)” means, you could imagine what type of food Sakeru Cheese and Sakeru Gummy are.

The Meaning of Sakeru 

Sakeru String Cheese

Actually, the meaning of the word “Sakeru” is “splittable”. As it suggests, you can easily pull off strips vertically from the Sakeru Cheese stick with hands.

Sakeru Gummy Candy

As with the Sakeru string cheese, Sakeru Gummy Candy can also easily be torn into pieces along its ridges.


Sakeru Cheese and Sakeru Gummy are not just interesting and fun, but the former is rich in flavor and goes well with beer, while the latter also tastes good and can make children excited and satisfied.


Hi, I'm Tomo, a Japanese blogger living in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. For the purpose of enriching your life, I would like to introduce things about Japan on this blog, especially unique Japanese products, cooking recipes, cultures, and facts and trivia.

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