SAWAYA Jam making class


A professional jam maker will teach you how to make jam with recipes that can be made at home.

Using seasonal Japanese fresh fruits used in Sawaya's jams, families, friends, couples, and everyone from small children to adults and foreigners can enjoy making jams.

The jam you make will be labeled with your name and taken home.

Please enjoy it as a souvenir of your visit to Karuizawa.

・For preparation purposes, reservations must be made by noon the day before. Please apply with at least 2 people.

・Only one couple can experience one course (maximum of 6 people). Please make reservations as early as possible.

 Pick-up service is available at Karuizawa Station/Nakakaruizawa Station and accommodations in Karuizawa. Please consult us at the time of reservation.

 Pick-up service for more than 7 persons is not available. Please confirm with us if you are bringing children.


■ Click here for reservations for each jam-making class course. ■

For questions and inquiries

Please make reservations through the web reservation system.

The fruit for your jam will be the very best one. You may not choose the type of fruit.

Spring … Strawberry, Rhubarb

Summer … Apricot, Blueberry, Peach

Autumn … Prune, Kyoho grape, Apple

Winter … Kiwi fruit, Orange


The following courses are available for jam-making experience.

course AFactory-tour course

Factory-tour + Jam making class

Fee: 3,800 yen per person (minimum 2 people, maximum 6 people)

Time: 10:00 - / 14:00 -

Place: SAWAYA Jam Factory

2785-108 Hatsuji, Karuizawa-cho, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano, 389-0113 Japan

Closed: Sunday, Year-end and New Year holidays, etc.

course CCourse with light meal

Jam making experience + light meal included

Fee: 4,500 yen per person (minimum 2 people, maximum 6 people)

Time: 10:00 - / 11:30 - / 14:00 -

Place: Cafe Kodo Terrace (on the premises of Sawaya Bypass Store)

702 Nagakura Shiozawa, Karuizawa-cho, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano, 389-0111 Japan

Closed: Sunday

After the jam-making experience, enjoy a light meal (pizza, soup, etc.).

(The menu varies depending on the season.)

Please confirm.

Reservations are accepted until the morning of the day before the desired date. Each course is limited to one pair, so please make reservations as early as possible.

We will prepare a label with your name on it.

 When you make a reservation, please let us know the names and notation (kanji, hiragana, katakana, alphabet, etc.) of all participants in the experience.

If any of the participants have food allergies, please let us know.

 We will accommodate allergies in the course with meals.

(It may be difficult to accommodate some allergies depending on the type and number of allergies. Please consult us in advance.)

Jam is made from fresh seasonal fruit. The type of jam to be made will vary depending on the season.

 Please note that the harvest and arrival times are subject to change due to weather conditions and other factors, so it is not possible to specify the fruits.

Please note that we may contact you in advance to confirm your reservation.

Please refrain from double booking.

・Cancellation Policy

Please note that last-minute cancellations may incur a charge in accordance with the cancellation policy below. Please understand the following cancellation policy.

 The day before: 50% The day of the event/No-show: 100%.