Japanese Kit Kats from sushinomsPosted: January 5, 2013
I seriously thought I had died and gone to heaven when I went to Hyper Japan in London in November and saw this lot:
Japanese Kit Kats are notoriously hard to import, but UK-based company sushinoms seem to have cracked it. At Hyper Japan they had around 12 different flavours available – more than I have ever seen at one time in the UK – and they stock some of them on their website, too.
Feast your eyes on these…
Flavours included: 一味 (Ichimi – red pepper) from Nagano, Uji Matcha (宇治抹茶) – green tea from Uji), 和苺 (Wa-ichigo – Japanese strawberry), 信州りんご (Shinshu Ringo – Apple from Nagano, わさび (Wasabi) from Shizuoka, あずきサンド (Azuki Sando – red bean sandwich) from Nagoya, 柑橘黄金ブレンド (Kankitsu Ogon Blend – Citrus Golden Blend) from Shikoku, ブルーベリー チーズケーキ (Blueberry Cheesecake) from Nagano, 紅いも (Beni Imo – Purple Sweet Potato) from Okinawa, ストロベリー チーズケーキ (Strawberry Cheesecake) from Yokohama, 桜抹茶 (Sakura Matcha) and 榮太樓黒みつ (Eitaro kuro mitsu – black honey).
Having now checked through my blog, I’m gutted I didn’t try the ‘Eitaro kuro mitsu’ Kit Kat as that’s the only one I haven’t tried. If I’d had the money I would have bought one of each but, although they were reasonably priced, this Kit Kat hobby has always added up a bit too much!
Talking of expensive Kit Kats…
I spotted something on the sushinoms site which, if it was in stock, I would be seriously tempted to splash out on (£59.99 on chocolate? Yes, I think so!):
Kit Kat Special Edition Collection of 15 Flavors (30 bars): For the first time Nestlé Japan has created a collection box of Regional Kit Kats. This Special Edition box opens out with a map of Japan and the region each Kit Kat is from. Over each region on the map you’ll find a secret door (similar to a advent calendar) with 2 Kit Kat bars inside! This box contains 2 x 15 flavours of Kit Kat, so a total of 30 bars inside. This would be a perfect gift for those on the hunt to try every Kit Kat flavour from Japan. This is a special edition product and it’s extremely rare, so make sure you don’t miss out because our stocks are very limited.
Kit Kat Flavours:
– Brown Sugar Syrup
– Red Bean Sandwich
– Citrus Golden Blend
– Purple Sweet Potato
– Matcha-Green Tea
– Hojicha-Roasted Tea
– Cinnamon Cookie
– Shinshu Apple
– Hot Japanese Chilli
– Blueberry Cheese Cake
– Strawberry Cheese Cake
If anyone can ever find one of these set for me, I will probably marry them! 😉
These amazing Kit Kat Collections may be sold out, but sushinoms still stock a great selection of Japanese Kit Kats and other Japanese goodies. Check them out at: sushinoms.com.