5 Best Paper Towel Available at Japanese Supermarkets and Drugstores

Disposable paper towel is used for wiping your hands or as dishcloth. You use it because it is cleaner than dish cloth, don’t you? You want to choose the one that fits your lifestyle because you use it every day, but too many kinds are released by lots of manufacturers. This article shows top five on the sales ranking of paper towel which is available at Japanese supermarkets and drugstores.

Which Paper Towel is Selling Well?

Based on Urecon’s sales ranking data, TOP 100, paper towels selling well at Japanese supermarkets and drugstores have been picked up and shown in the decreasing order of sales.

No. 1: Scottie Hand Towel, 100 Sheets


This is good for kitchen because it has great absorbency and is hardly torn. This is produced with recycled milk cartons and is eco-friendly. It is two-ply type and feels like a little hard tissue. It is hardly torn even if it gets wet and can absorb enough to wipe your hands.

No.2: Elle Veil Paper Towel Eco Dry, Single, 200 Sheets, Small


This product has high quality as the one made from recycled paper. It is a little hard but the surface is smooth. Eco-friendly and soft paper towel.

No. 3: LC Paper Towel, Pulp 100%, 200 Sheets×3

This product can be used for a variety of use; wiping glass, cleaning the kitchen or a table. It has embossed surface and is soft to the hands.

No. 4: Ariel Sukkiri Otefuki Towel

Source: Daio Paper Corporation

This single sheet is hardly torn. It absorbs liquid well with its embossed surface, and it is hardly torn even if it gets wet. The size is best fit for a hand, and it is also a reason for its popularity.

No. 5: Hanataba Hand Towel, 200 Sheets

Source: Marutomi Seishi Co., Ltd.

This package design is popular among women and fits any place such as living room, kitchen and washing room. The shape is pillow type, so you can put it around the water with safe. Part of the sales is used for enlightenment activities for early detection and treatment of breast cancer.

Have You Found Good Paper Towel for You?

How do you like this article showing top five of paper towel sales ranking at Japanese supermarkets and drugstores? You might want to choose different one by purpose: for kitchen, or for washroom, to keep water sections clean.

Reference: Urecon Paper Towel Sales Ranking

See the latest sales ranking of paper towel up to 100 (December 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021).
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