Japan’s favorite Pocky candy gets a whiskey flavor

by dhiram


Along with Pocari sweat, Fusen gum and flavored Kit Kats one of Japan’s famed food export is Pocky candy. These long cigarette shaped flavored biscuits are seen in 7/11 shelves from Beverly hills to Roopongi hills. Going beyond the usual strawberry and chocolate flavors the company has now introduced a whiskey flavor.

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Glico the manufacturer of the snack says its an ideal accompaniment with, you guessed it right whiskey. To be sold in limited numbers – 300,000 boxes to be precise a pack of six will be sold in a round shaped box resembling whisker packaging. Adult Amber Pocky will go on sale in Japan from October 26 for $9.70 (960 Yen).

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