Gimme a break--break me off a piece of one of your 400 varieties of Kit Kat Bars! Why isn't Japan sharing with the USA?
Kit Kat bars ARE an American product--Hershey has been distributing them since 1970. But in Japan, the product has taken on a life of its own--over four HUNDRED different flavors are available for purchase.
https://t.co/3kx8gJHRVx— Tejal Rao (@Tejal Rao) 1540406528.0
The various flavors include milk chocolate, strawberry, sake, wasabi, matcha, Tokyo Banana, shingen mochi, grape, dehydrated seasonal fruits, and dark-chocolate.
"In any given year, there are about 40 flavors available, including the core flavors — plain milk chocolate, strawb… https://t.co/WwTbJ2T1Ej— Abid Hussain (@Abid Hussain) 1540430925.0
" the company has released almost 400 more flavors, some of them available only in particular regions of the countr… https://t.co/ZXwgJmnfPp— Abid Hussain (@Abid Hussain) 1540430982.0
japan is always like ~anything the west can do we can do better~ https://t.co/KkUpXsHPpx— E. Alex Jung (@E. Alex Jung) 1540397049.0
Kit Kats in Japan. The gift that keeps on giving. https://t.co/jWKCVFF1nO— Hiroko Tabuchi (@Hiroko Tabuchi) 1540414551.0
Plus, the flavors are influenced by popular delicacies in regions of Japan, such as maple-leaf-shaped cookies, plum wine, roasted tea.
There is also a market for luxury Kit Kats. According to the New York Times Magazine, "In some cases, they [Kit Kats] are decorated like plated desserts at a fine-dining restaurant, the Kit Kat logo entirely hidden by tiny, delicate, colorful crunchies, or individually wrapped like a gift — a single Kit Kat finger in a crinkly plastic wrapper, tucked inside a box."
Love this article except for the fact that they don't mention WHY Kit Kats became so popular. "Kitto Katsu" is a go… https://t.co/5S8KXcRzr8— Sophie McCarthy ( ソフィー) (@Sophie McCarthy ( ソフィー)) 1540450044.0
Wasabi @KITKAT. Hmm... The pumpkin one is also interesting. http://t.co/HgruGh373M— Richard Lai (@Richard Lai) 1413012199.0
Even Japan does pumpkin spice. Pumpkin Kit Kats! http://t.co/qcFTiZTLIZ— James Stevenson (@James Stevenson) 1411275749.0
Midnight snack! Cherry blossom green tea and cinnamon cookie KitKat :) http://t.co/9Gd9biUP— Andi Manzano Reyes (@Andi Manzano Reyes) 1337611859.0
Nestle makes cookies and cream kit kat in japan and it's delicious. https://t.co/2rdM5d0vHZ— Zombiz LovaBrainsy 🧟♂️🧟♂️ (@Zombiz LovaBrainsy 🧟♂️🧟♂️) 1538874085.0
Japanese Green Tea KitKat Bar! Yummy!!! http://t.co/UfSxubhTO1— Chuck Loeb (@Chuck Loeb) 1361762653.0
If you could catch a break, which bar would you want a piece of?
拡散希望 【受験生の御守りです】 最も縁起の良い“KitKat!”です！ お気に入りに入れて、御守りとしてお使い下さい!(^^)! https://t.co/rpzrdKkPHR— 佐久市長 柳田清二 (@佐久市長 柳田清二) 1454367983.0
The Kit Kat game over there is next level. They’re living in Kit Kat 2049 over in Japan. https://t.co/DKfrCWH0gV— Dan O'Sullivan (@Dan O'Sullivan) 1539437665.0
You have plenty of options!