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Colorful Kit Kat Flavors in Japan

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Colorful Kit Kat Flavors in Japan

Sanny Soedjatmiko Hartanto

I bet all of you should know about this most well known snack in the world. Kit Kat is a chocolate covered wafer biscuit, produced by Nestle. Surprisingly, there are so many unique Kit Kat flavors that Japan has made, but for outsiders some of them might seem a little weird. It is also known that Nestle has introduced over 200 different flavors for Kit Kat since 2000 in Japan. These snacks are so popular among the world as a gifts or souvenirs to your beloved children or your friend. “Have a break, have a Kit Kat” is the most well known slogan for Kit Kat in the world. So, let’s know more about the unique flavors of Kit Kat in Japan!

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CHERRY BLOSSOM KIT KAT


It is also known as “Sakura Flavor”, which is really famous in Japan.

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MATCHA KIT KAT


Kyoto area in japan is really well known for its green tea. So, it is known that the origin of this Kit Kat’s flavor is from Kyoto, Japan. Luckily, you can find this flavor in other cities, such as Singapore, and etc.

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SAKURA MATCHA KIT KAT


It is a blend of green tea, cherry blossom, and white chocolate.

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BENI IMO KIT KAT


Ben imo means sweet potato in Japanese. Sweet potato is really well known in Kyushu and Okinawa. So, it is known that the origin of this flavor is from Okinawa.

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RUM AND RAISIN KIT KAT


This flavor is my favorite one! It is from Tokyo.

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SOY SAUCE KIT KAT


Do you ever wonder how soy sauce will be a flavor for Kit Kat? Surprisingly, it wasn’t salty at all. What such an interesting flavor isn’t it?

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STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE KIT KAT


This is also my favorite flavor one! It tastes like the real strawberry cheesecake! It is known this flavor is from Yokohama, Japan.

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WASABI KIT KAT


Do you like wasabi? It is usually eaten with sushi or sashimi in Japan. Do you ever wonder that the tangiest flavor in sushi turns into Kit Kat’s flavor? What such an interesting flavor, isn’t it? It is known this flavor is from Shizuoka.

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APPLE KIT KAT


The origin of this flavor is from Nagano prefecture in Japan, where is also known as the finest apple producers in Japan.

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ADZUKI BEAN KIT KAT


Do you known that adzuki bean is the mostly used ingredient for any sweets in Japan? No wonder that Japan has this kind of Kit Kat’s flavor too.

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GINGER ALE KIT KAT


Ginger ale is one of the famous drinks in Japan. Because of that, Japan has made it for one of the Kit Kat’s flavor.

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AT LAST


Those are the most unique flavors of Kit Kat in japan. If you feel confused with those flavors, you can also buy the normal flavors too, such as milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and the green tea flavors. It will be such a lovely souvenirs for your beloved family and friends! Feeling confused of souvenirs when you visit Japan? Go buy these Kit Kat!

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