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TokyoTreat | November’s Iconic Japanese Snacks

Iconic Japanese SnacksThis month, we want to introduce you to some of the iconic Japanese snacks that have been around for many years! We filled your box to the brim with cream of the crops snacks that have long been loved by folks in this country! Here’s a full look at all the treats included in this month’s box!

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Re-ment Omusubi-kororin Mascot

A popular lunch dish, omusubi is another name for Japanese rice ball. Usually served in a triangular shape, it comes with different fillings and is wrapped in seaweed. This surprise blind box each come with a popular omusubi you can put on a keychain and a piece of gum.

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Drink

Fujiya Nectar Peach Juice

A long time favorite in Japan, Fujiya’s Nectar Peach Juice has been around since 1964. Using the puree from real peach, this intensely flavorful but refreshing juice will surely be one of TokyoTreat’s most popular drink. Don’t forget to refrigerate it for maximum flavor!

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DIY

Coris Fruit & Vegetable Shop Chewing Candy

Just put the colorful soft candies in the mold following the examples on the the package and you’ve got yourself tasty and cute fresh produce shaped chewing candies. Mix the yellow and pink candy to make an orange colored candy!

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Chocolate

BAKE Limited Edition Sweet Potato Flavor

Very popular chocolate snack BAKE is back with a new limited edition flavor. Just in time for the colder seasons, these mouth watering sweet potato flavored chocolate snack provide both a satiating 2-in-1 texture and a rich sweet potato flavor that is sure to please even the pickiest snacker.

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Chocolate Pie Bar

Enjoy this bar shaped chocolate pie, that is filled with rich but non-melting chocolate. The combination of the light and airy crust with the chocolate makes for a  perfect mid-afternoon snack that you can enjoy with your favorite cup of joe or tea.

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Umaitama – Chocolate

Popular snack franchise Umaibo has released a new snack that embraces the light and airy texture of their famous snack but in a totally different shape and style. Enjoy the bite-size cream puff balls that are filled with tasty chocolate cream.

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Pocky Soft Milk Flavor

Pocky is a classic Japanese chocolate and stick biscuit snack that comes in range of flavors. This Soft Milk Pocky prides itself on the fact that there is no artificial coloring or odors used. Enjoy the soft but rich flavor of milk with this special edition Pocky!

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Whistle Ramune

Featured in the popular Dagashi Kashi manga, these fun ramune candies double as a whistle that and has been loved by kids in Japan since the 70s. With the addition of a mini-toy with each package, it’s no wonder why the Whistle Ramune continues to maintain its popularity.

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Morinaga Milk Caramel

First introduced in 1913, this Morinaga Milk Caramel is probably one of the most iconic Japanese snacks around. One bite of this rich and creamy caramel goodness will make you understand why it continues to be one of the best selling snacks in Japan.10

Shigekix Mikan Gummy
Enjoy the juicy flavor of Unshu mikan with these semi-hard gummy. These gummy come in fun puzzle shapes. Collect them all to make a complete picture of a Shigekix character!

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Kinako Stick

Kinkako Stick is a semi-soft chewy candy that is covered with an ample amount of roasted soybean flour. An iconic snack in Japan, this traditional snack has been loved by many generations. The chewy texture with the subtle sweetness is enough to get you hooked but the roasted soybean flour gives it a nutty dimension that gives it a unique touch.

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Baked Sweet Potato Yokan
Yokan is a Japanese sweet that is usually made with sweet red bean paste and has a thick jelly consistency. This month, we’ve included a decadent baked sweet potato flavor yokan that is sure to please all fans of Japanese snacks. Chill it and enjoy with a hot cup of green tea for a truly Japanese snacking experience!

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Genji Pie

A popular pie snack since 1965, Genji Pie is made with carefully selected materials and then baked to perfection to give it a delicious homemade taste. The combination of its light and crisp texture with its subtle sweetness and cute heart shape makes it a popular snack with all generations.

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Calbee Seaweed & Salt Chips

Because this month’s theme is Iconic Japanese snacks, we just had to feature these classic flavored chips. Long beloved by all generations, these light but savory chips will probably also make a fan of you once you try them. Calbee uses red pepper and sesame oil as their secret ingredients to perfect the flavor for their super addictive Seaweed & Salt chips.

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Caramel Corn Apple Pie Flavor

Tohato Caramel Corn franchise has a long and trusted reputation for serving quality sweet corn puffs. This light but satisfying snack has a strong following with our subscribers too! Caramel Corn comes in many different flavors but this month, we decided to pack your box with the Autumn limited edition flavor of Apple Pie.

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Mayotara

Mayotara is a traditional Japanese dagashi snack that packs a lot of flavor although it does not look it. Individually sized, this dried taro fish snack has a chewy texture like that of beef jerky. The more you chew, the more intense the flavor. Add the mayonnaise that is included as a topping for the best flavor!  


What was your favorite snack from this month’s box? Let us know in the comments below!

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