Founded as a confectionery company in 1954 in Tokyo, Monteur is confectionery company with a growing national presence. The Monteur cake factory in Soja City is a 16,000 square meter facility that was completed in 2014. Situated right next to the Takahashi River, the factory and its retail shop are immediately noticeable if you come by car.
Although the outlet is located in Soja City, it is easily accessible from the surrounding metropolitan areas. The road that runs adjacent to the factory and shop along the river is a major artery, connecting the cities of Kurashiki, Soja and Takahashi.
The product line includes, cream puffs, mini cream puffs, eclairs, mini eclairs, roll cakes, pudding, crepes, and cream-filled waffles. Seasonal and special products are continuously updated throughout the year.
All products can be purchased directory from the retail shop, Monteur Sweets Stop, which is located at the front of the factory campus.
About the Area
Soja is an inland city in southwestern Okayama Prefecture. It is borders the cities of Okayama, Kurashiki, Takahashi and Ibara and the towns of Kibichuo and Yakage. This unique geographic position has meant that the city has always been deeply intertwined in regional cultural and political affairs.
With a name that literally means “all shrines”, it would be easy to assume that the city contains a lot of them and you would be correct. However, in many ways, Soja is very much a temple town, in that there are two major ones near the city center.
One of the most interesting parts of the city is the old shopping street that runs parallel to Route 180. There, you will find clues to life in the Meiji era in the stories told through its homes and storefronts.
Access: From JR Okayama Station, take the JR Hakubi Line to JR Soja Station. Take a 10 minute taxi ride to the Monteur Cake Factory.
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