Sakeru Cheese and Sakeru Gummy: Splittable Food

“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 can be bought at almost any supermarket around the country.

UHA Mikakuto Sakeru Gummy Candy

Meanwhile, Sakeru Gummy is a new-type gummy candy with a certain characteristic from UHA Mikakuto, which is sold mainly in convenience stores.

But what are Sakeru Cheese and Sakeru Gummy especially characterized by? 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 effortlessly pull off strips vertically from the Sakeru Cheese stick with your 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 has a pleasant chew and a rich taste and goes well with beer, while the latter is nicely fruity and makes 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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