A list of the 10 most popular Japanese candies, based on Amazon sales rankings. While #1 is not a big surprise, you might find #2 harder to predict.
List of the top 10 most best-selling snacks in Japan, based on the best seller list of Amazon Japan.
Shows what "hot chocolate" is in Japanese and how to write & say it. Also explains where the Japanese word for hot chocolate came from.
The top 10 most popular Japanese chocolate brands, according to a survey of 3,677 Japanese people.
How to say and write "chocolate" in Japanese, along with the story of when and where the word came from into the Japanese language.
Most expensive strawberry chocolate sweet in Japan? Box of 12 of these "summer princess" strawberries with specially selected chocolate coating costs $100.
Chain of beach bars in Japan that are not located at actual beaches, allowing you to put your feet in the sand indoors.
Japan has unique candies which can be hard to find elsewhere. Supposing you would like to try some, how would you go about ordering them?
Subscription boxes are all the rage, and there are several that ship from Japan as well — everything from green tea via ramen to anime and even stationery.
Besides making a great drink of tea or matcha milk, matcha green tea is also used as ingredient for chocolates. Japanese matcha chocolates give you that superb matcha taste without having to whisk your own matcha powder. See 5 delicious examples of matcha green tea chocolates inside.
Sours are loved everywhere, and Japan is no exception. If anything, Japanese sour candies seem to have a particularly hard kick. Contains 6 great examples of popular Japanese sour candies, and as a bonus you'll learn how to say "sour" in Japanese too.
Japanese chocolates range from obscure local ones, copies of western ones all the way to ones with strange local twists, such as where you have to dig through your chocolates to find hidden gummies inside. Read on to see a big list of 29 Japanese chocolates.
Kinako roasted soy flour is often used to give a special flavor to Japanese sweets. It was used in Japan even before sugar was available. It is a powdery sweet substance that goes well with mochi rice cakes, but is used for candy too and even eaten with ice cream. Here are three sweet examples.
Japanese "kokuto" brown sugar is made with slow cooking and is claimed to prevent tooth decay, improve resistance to stress, and even lower cholesterol. Here are some examples of brown sugar snacks Candy Japan has sent out to subscribers in the past.
Have some guests coming over and want to offer them a traditional Japanese experience? Bring a plate of senbei snacks and cups of green tea. Here are some examples of senbei rice crackers you can get in Japan.
Meiji is the biggest chocolate manufacturer in Japan with a hundred year history and over a billion dollars in annual sales. Here are 14 examples of their candies and snacks you can get in Japan.
Japan, the land of rare Pokemon candies. Here's a list of the Pokemon hard candies, pretzels, wafers and more that we've sent to subscribers so far.
Japanese sweet potatoes differ from American ones in that they are denser and starchier. In Japan they are known as "satsumaimo". Here are some examples of satsumaimo products sold locally, such as chips, chocolates and other snacks. Sweet potato benefits are claimed to include de-wrinkling your face, if you believe Olivia Munn.