I’m going to introduce you to some cheap and tasty snacks that are popular as souvenirs in Japan. They’re all available on Amazon, so you can order them and bring them home!
I’ll introduce them little by little from time to time.
This is a standard Japanese snack made of Pritz covered with chocolate, but recently it has become very popular not only among children but also among adults, as it is now available in a version that goes well with alcohol.
[Amazon.co.jp Limited] Ezaki Glico Pocky Goddess Ruby & Adult Amber 2-piece Assorted Set Gift
Pocky (Adult Amber) is a pretzel kneaded with malt and coated with rich bitter chocolate, making it a perfect match for whiskey.
Pocky (Goddess Ruby) is a luxurious Pocky that is made to go well with red wine and has a sweet taste for adults. The pretzel has a rich flavor with cheese and spices kneaded into it, and is coated with rich bitter chocolate with a gorgeous berry aroma. Cheddar cheese, black pepper, and cloves are kneaded into the pretzel dough and baked. The bitter chocolate is flavored with three kinds of berries for a gorgeous taste.
Hi-Chew is not a gum, but it is a resilient candy. You’ll be addicted to its mysterious texture. There are many types on the market, and since they are inexpensive, you may want to try different ones.