pocky day

Happy 11-11, Pocky Day: Time to Celebrate the World-Famous Snack!

While those from another land may associate November 11th with Veteran’s Day and Remembrance Day, in Japan this holiday is not quite so sombre and serious. Due to the numbers 11/11 looking like four Pocky sticks standing in a line, in Japan November 11th is Pocky Day! It’s a day to celebrate the delicious snack…

Pocky, the world famous Japanese snack

“Pocky” is the chocolate biscuit sticks that are very popular in japan. It is a Japanese snack produced by Ezaki Glico and has been selling since 1966. The regular pocky is a biscuit stick (The biscuit sticks made of wheat flour with some ingredients) dipped in chocolate, but today pocky has many variations such as…