candy

5 Reasons Why Japanese 7-Elevens Are the Best in the World

Ah, yes, 7-Eleven – everyone’s go-to convenience store. It’s one of those businesses that successfully breached geographical borders and offer goods to anyone on-the-go. Whether it’s a quick bite or a disposable item, 7-Eleven just always seem to have the right item at the right time. Same goes for the branches in Japan – only…

Kintaro-ame: Try some Traditional Handmade Japanese Candy

You have likely seen this candy before as there is a popular international candy chain called Sticky which produces similar candy. This type of candy actually originates from Japan, and it is known as Kintaro-ame. Kintaro global.rakuten.com/ Kintaro is a folk hero who is a child with incredible strength. Kintaro is translated as “Golden Boy”…

Check Out Dagashi Bar for All You Can Eat Japanese Snacks!

There are many nostalgic things in life that make us remember the good old times when we get to encounter them every now and then. The places we’ve been to when we were young, the toys we used to play with and even the snacks we once used to eat. japazine.com/ Speaking of snacks, a…
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Japan’s Newest Pork–Broth Ramen Soup Candies – Yay or Nay?!

Are you more into savory or sweet food? If you are one of those who prefer savory food, you may find it difficult to resist snacks which you can silently chew your boredom away with while at work. nissen.co.jp/ Thankfully, someone in Japan has come up with an idea to produce savory candies which the…

This Goldfish is Edible! Find Out All About this Traditional Japanese Candy

Art resonates in all the aspects of Japanese culture, even in the simplest forms such as desserts and candies. Even though candies are meant to be eaten, sometimes you can’t help but feel guilty once your taste buds touch this masterfully crafted Japanese candy called amezaiku. Origins of Amezaiku r.gnavi.co.jp/ It is believed that the…

Konpeito – The Traditional Japanese Candy with Portuguese Roots

These multi-colored and sugary candies are known as konpeito (金平糖). They are a traditional type of sweets in Japan and were introduced by Portuguese traders in the country during the 16th century. The word “konpeito” comes from the Portuguese word “confeito” meaning confection or candy. They come in various colors but are unflavored. They are…

4 of the Strangest Sweets in Japan!

What’s the weirdest sweet you’ve ever tasted before? A bean-flavored chocolate candy bar? An alcoholic gourmet candy snack? Whatever it is, each of us must have that strange experience of eating it. In Japan, you can find a lot of those in supermarkets and shops! iytimg.com/ Sweets are normally made from sugar. This is considered…

Sweet Addicts? A must-try Popin Cookin Candy Game for you!

If you are a sweet addict, Japan would be like a heaven for you! In fact, there are so many sweets and candies all over Japan! And if you always wanted to make a candy on your own, there are some packages that you can buy. If you are interested in making funny sweets, I…

NeruNe, A Unique Type of Japanese Candy

Neru-What? livedoor.blogimg.jp/ Neru Neru NeruNe is a Japanese snack intended for children, but so much more. It is a do-it-yourself candy. The package contains around 3 different packets. Once you mix these packets with some water and mix, you get a delicious snack. This is great for adults as well as children. Flavors and Varieties…