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That aside, Nestle was clever enough to tap into the Japanese fondness for seasonal flavors and regional specialties, leading to a proliferation of different flavors. So you want to buy some Japanese Kit Kats, huh? Great, because they make for some pretty unique souvenirs!
Here are some establishments where Kit Kats are sold and what kind you can expect at those places. Wagashi sweets have beautiful forms and colors which give us the sense of seasons. I offer easy way to make them with everyday utensils.
At these drug stores Matsumoto Kiyoshi being one famous exampleyou can find Kit Kats sold in packs of pieces, usually for yen a pack.
These are part of the otona no amasa adult flavor line, which means subtler, less sweet tastes.
Matcha and strawberry are seasonal, with the former being off the shelves in summer. You may be wondering what pharmacies and discount candy shops, known as dagashiya, have to do with each other: Most of the time, all they have are regular flavors and variations on chocolate e.
As of Februarythough, oven-toaster Kit Kats are being sold in s. Also, head to Odaiba, where there are 2 souvenir shops that sell wacky flavors: Le Edo on the first floor of Aqua Cityand Kyoro-chan no Okashi na Okashiyasan on the second floor of Diver City actually more of a sweets shop than a souvenir shop, but most people buy the sweets as souvenirs anyway.
Both are a short walk from Tokyo Teleport Station. Let me give you an idea of the flavors I saw in Odaiba last time: Since the sweets in these shops are primarily sold as souvenirs, the Kit Kats come in boxes that usually cost yen onwards.
Tokyo Station connected to the Yaesu Exits 4. Sure, you can find matcha, sakura, chili, cream cheese, and seasonal Kit Kats here, but this is more of a luxury candy store than a collection of Kit Kats from all over Japan.
The packaging is classier, and the ingredients are said to be of higher quality. The prices are indicative of this: Ikebukuro Station Daimaru Tokyo Branch: These are sold in thin boxes like the ones you can get at convenience stores, and usually cost yen a box, but you can get a large box for about 1, yen.
Without having to travel to every region of Japan, you can try some yubari melon Kit Kats from Hokkaido, hojicha roasted tea -flavored ones from Kyoto, Amaou strawberry Kit Kats from Kyushu Amaou being a kind of strawberry unique to the regionand purple yam-flavored ones from Okinawa, among others.Fake News Papers Fake News Videos.
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The Kit Kat name originates from the late 17 th century in London, when a literary club met at a pie shop owned by pastry chef Christoppher Catling. The group was called the Kit Kat club and took its name from an abbreviated version of the owner's name. The history of Kit Kat August 29 th