confectionery

7 Reasons That Will Make You Buy Meiji’s Latest Chocolate Bar in Japan

Meiji is the pride of Japan as it produces some of the country’s best dairy and confectionery products. They recently introduced an all-new range of chocolate bars called “meiji THE Chocolate” under the category of “bean to bar.” The range has exciting new flavors and visually attractive packaging for each chocolate bar. Here are seven…

Celebrate Your Birth Month With Japan’s New and Fancy Birthstone Kit Kats!

Kit Kat Chocolatory celebrates our birth months with its newest Birthstone Series. Find out more about these new fancy confectionery from one of the world’s most popular chocolate bar, Kit Kat! Nature of Birthstones jp.fotolia.com/ Birthstones are said to bring luck and protection to its bearer. Different kinds of precious gems are assigned for each…

Check Out This New Japanese Treat Brought to Us by Tokyo Banana and Kit Kat!

What happens when you combine the two most sought-after souvenirs in Japan? You get an irresistible new flavor of your favorite Kit Kat! Have a taste of the TOKYO BANANA x KITKAT! TOKYO BANANA A post shared by @carlyoen on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:51am PDT TOKYO BANANA is a banana custard-filled sponge cake shaped…

Satisfy Your Matcha Cravings at These 11 Restaurants and Shops in Uji, Kyoto

When talking about Kyoto’s Uji City, the image of matcha is probably one of the first things that come to mind. Uji, being the second largest tea plantation region in Japan, is well known for its superior quality green tea. Even though there are many places in Japan that offers matcha and matcha products, fans…

Too Adorable to Eat? Find These Animal-Themed Manju in Ueno!

When it comes to adorable treats that look way too good to eat, look nowhere else, Japan has it all for you! The delightful confectionery sold by Japanese sweets shop Namikoshiken make some of the most adorable animal-themed confections that are a must on your next visit to Tokyo! Namikoshiken (浪越軒) rakuten.co.jp/ Founded in 1927,…

Wanna Have a Taste of the Galaxy? Try Japan’s Milky Way Youkan!

When you spend summer in Japan, you will notice that there is a festival related to the stars on the 7th of July every year. This festival, known as Tanabata, celebrates the annual meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi. It is custom for people to write their wishes on colorful strips of paper and…