Kasai & Koori sounds different—
because it is different…

We’re reimagining traditional Asian desserts like Japanese kakigori, Taiwanese shaved ice, Taiyaki waffles and Korean bingsoo—and giving them a distinctly North American twist.
  1. History of Kakigori

    Kakigori is created for the first time for Japanese royalty when blocks of ice saved during the colder months would be shaved and served with sweet syrup during the summer.

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  2. Kakigori for the Masses

    Food entrepreneur Kahe Nakagawa succeeds in delivering ‘Hakodate Ice’ from Hokkaido to Yokohama. Making kakigori accessible to the general public for the first time in history.

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  3. Kakigori Explosion

    The invention of the ice maker is coupled with the creation of the ice-shaving machine. Kakigori consumption explodes in Japan

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  4. Kakigori Comes to South Florida

    Kasai & Koori brings centuries of dessert inspiration to South Florida.

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History of Kakigori

1088

Kakigori is created for the first time for Japanese royalty when blocks of ice saved during the colder months would be shaved and served with sweet syrup during the summer.

Kakigori for the Masses

1872

Food entrepreneur Kahe Nakagawa succeeds in delivering ‘Hakodate Ice’ from Hokkaido to Yokohama. Making kakigori accessible to the general public for the first time in history.

Kakigori Explosion

1932

The invention of the ice maker is coupled with the creation of the ice-shaving machine. Kakigori consumption explodes in Japan

Kakigori Comes to South Florida

2019

Kasai & Koori brings centuries of dessert inspiration to South Florida.

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