2014-04-20

Nestle Baked Pudding Flavor KitKat

This is really interesting - Nestle is certainly thinking outside the box on this one. Pudding flavored KitKat chocolate which can be baked for extra flavor. They claim it is a new eating and aroma experience. Details on how they have changed it to make it bake-friendly are not given, but warnings on over-baking are emphasized. ネスレ キットカット

http://nestle.jp/

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2014-04-19

Haagen-Dazs Caramel Crush

Haagen-Dazs introduced Caramel Crush flavor on the April 7th. It uses caramel from France and fermented butter. ハーゲンダッツ キャラメルクラッシュ

http://www.haagen-dazs.co.jp/

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KFC x Ronaldo Collaboration

Kentucky Fried Chicken is collaborating with Christiano Ronaldo on a special sets which come with the chance to win special sports bottles and clear files. The set pictured here also comes with the new donut balls just introduced. ケンタッキーフライドチキン

http://www.kfc.co.jp/

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2014-04-18

Rich MOS Cheese Burger

This is the latest limited edition offering from MOS Burger. Wow, thick slice of tomato, Gorgonzola cheese, meat sauce, onion, and gouda/cheddar on a beef patty. モスバーガー リッチモスチーズ ゴルゴンゾーラ

http://mos.jp/

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Colonel Sanders in Japan

KFC posted this wonderful photo of Colonel Sanders in Japan, but gives few details. The clothes and the fact that Colonel Sanders died in 1980 point to the 1970s. ケンタッキーフライドチキン

http://www.kfc.co.jp/

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Asahi Wonda Tokusei Cafe O'lait

Asahi Wonda Tokusei Cafe O'lait claims to retain a freshly brewed taste. It is very good, but is sold in 185g cans, sort of small. Wonda is Asahi's line of canned coffees. Canned coffee can be found in every vending machine in Japan. アサヒワンダ特性カフェオレ

http://www.asahiinryo.co.jp/

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2014-04-17

KFC and Ponta Points

All the major convenience stores use different electronic money systems to offer discounts, track sales and promote loyalty. The electronic money system associated with the Lawson chain is Ponta and as with other systems, sales generate points which can be used for future purchases.

Kentucky Fried Chicken also accepts and offers Ponta points. This weekend, KFC is offering double points on the Iitokodori Pack, which includes chicken, fish, a biscuit and fries. いいとこどりパック ケンッタキーフライドチキン

http://www.kfc.co.jp/

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KFC Kiwi and Aloe Krushers

Here is an interesting new flavor from KFC - a Kiwi and Aloe flavored Krushers, containing chunks of each. Interesting, but my personal favorite is still cookies and cream. ケンタッキーフライドチキン

http://www.kfc.co.jp

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Glico Okinawa Salt Vanilla Ice Cream

Giant is Glico's brand of ice cream cones which can frequently be found in convenience stores. This new Salty Vanilla variety uses salt from the oceans around Okinawa. Among other things, such as brown sugar, Okinawa is known for good tasting salt. グリコ 沖縄海塩 バニラ

http://www.glico-dairy.co.jp/

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2014-04-16

Starbucks Fresh Banana and Chocolate Cream Frappuccino

Starbucks just introduced the Fresh Banana and Chocolate Cream Frappuccino, which includes a whole banana in a chocolate frappuccino topped with chocolate brownie crumbs, whipped cream and chocolate syrup. Looks great, but it should not be mistaken for coffee - 397 calories vs 0 calories for coffee.

http://www.starbucks.co.jp/

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