Yamagobo is Japanese pickled burdock root. The prepared root looks like long, thin carrots. The color is obtained by processing the root with orange coloring. This ingredient is used in making futomaki roll sushi as well as Japanese dishes.
You can purchase yamagobo in Asian grocery stores. You can also purchase Yamagobo online at Amazon.com Sushi Ingredients.
Actual ingredients may vary per brand:
Mountain burdock , pickled raw materials ( amino acid liquid , salt , soy sauce [wheat, soy] , high-fructose corn syrup , starch syrup , vinegar , seasoning ( amino acids , etc. ) , alcohol , acidulant , preservative ( sorbic acid K), coloring ( yellow 4 , yellow 5 ) , sweetener ( licorice ) , fragrance , bleach ( sulfite )