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February Japanese snacks from Bokksu

FEBRUARY 2021

Sweet Love
一途なきもち

February Japanese snacks from Bokksu

FEBRUARY 2021

Sweet Love

一途なきもち

This month’s Bokksu is curated around the theme of ichizuna kimochi or “whole-hearted feelings.” Consider this Bokksu a whole-hearted gift to you, our someone special. Will you be our Valentine?

White Strawberry

Sweet Love

You might be surprised to learn that in Japan, women are the main gift-givers on Valentine’s Day. By mid-January each year, Japan’s stores are overflowing with chocolate, from high-end patisseries and department stores to the local convenience stores, all for Valentine’s Day!

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White Strawberry
White Strawberry
Rich Baked Chocolate
Rich Baked Chocolate
Amaou Strawberry Kirara Sandwich Cookie
Amaou Strawberry Kirara Sandwich Cookie
Spicy Mini Heart Senbei
Spicy Mini Heart Senbei
Amakoage Mini Fried Rice Crackers
Amakoage Mini Fried Rice Crackers
All Cranberry Cookie
All Cranberry Cookie
Fujiya Milky Mochi
Fujiya Milky Mochi
Genji Pie
Genji Pie
Okayama White Peach Castella
Okayama White Peach Castella
Funwari Meijin Mochi Puffs: Anko Mochi
Funwari Meijin Mochi Puffs: Anko Mochi
Iwashita's Pickled Young Ginger Fried Rice Cracker
Iwashita's Pickled Young Ginger Fried Rice Cracker
Pure Gummy: Rich Strawberry
Puré Gummy: Rich Strawberry
Satsumarche Kagoshima Black Tea
Satsumarché Kagoshima Black Tea

White Strawberry

Manufacturer: Bokksu
Common Allergens: Milk, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

Chocolate-covered strawberry who? Here we’re all about chocolate-infused strawberries. Fresh strawberries are harvested locally, freeze-dried, and infused with white chocolate, resulting in the perfect balance of smooth yet crunchy texture. Did we mention they’re a Bokksu exclusive?

Rich Baked Chocolate

Manufacturer: Nakajima Taishodo
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: Alcohol
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

This decadent dark chocolate cake opens with a creamy and intense chocolate flavor from the high quality couverture and finishes with a splash of rum that adds an aromatic note.

Amaou Strawberry Kirara Sandwich Cookie

Manufacturer: Fuubian
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Tree nuts, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

Two crisp, pink strawberry cookies sandwich a lush layer of fluffy strawberry cream that has crunchy corn flakes and bits of freeze-dried Amaou strawberries. Amaou strawberries are known as the "king of sweet" and are grown exclusively in Kyushu.

Spicy Mini Heart Senbei

Manufacturer: Bokksu
Common Allergens: Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Savory
Vegetarian: No

What's life without some spice? This assortment of bite-sized senbei rice crackers includes delicious flavors such as goma (black sesame), mustard, and aonori (green seaweed) all topped with a chili powder kick.

Amakoage Mini Fried Rice Crackers

Manufacturer: Hanamaru Creation
Common Allergens: Fish, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Savory
Vegetarian: No

These bite-sized rice crackers are flavored with soy sauce and have a rich umami flavor with just a hint of sweetness. Crunchy and light in texture, you’ll finish the bag in no time!

All Cranberry Cookie

Manufacturer: Tohato
Common Allergens: Milk, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: Alcohol
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

All Cranberry is part of a popular line of Tohato cookies in Japan, each focusing on a specific fruity flavor. It has a slightly soft texture, and the cranberries are tart and chewy for a burst of flavor.

Fujiya Milky Mochi

Manufacturer: Nihonbashi Kabou
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: No

This mochi is a chewy collaboration with Fujiya Milky, a popular candy in Japan known for its sweet, creamy flavor. Inside the soft mochi is a layer of marshmallow and a creamy condensed milk filling.

Genji Pie

Manufacturer: Sanritsu Seika
Common Allergens: Wheat
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

Sanritsu first created Japan’s Genji Pie in 1965, and it’s been popular ever since. After all, who doesn’t love pie dough? One layer of pie dough is rolled, shaped, and sliced to resemble a heart with flaky pastry layers.

Okayama White Peach Castella

Manufacturer: Yamazaki Biscuits
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

Okayama is known as the fruit kingdom of Japan, and one of the many fruits they are famous for growing is the white peach. When opening this soft fluffy cake, you’ll immediately notice the aromatic fragrance of Okayama’s famous white peaches.

Funwari Meijin Mochi Puffs: Anko Mochi

Manufacturer: Echigo Seika
Common Allergens: Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

We love Funwari Meijin Mochi Puffs for their light and airy texture, but the richness of this seasonal flavor has blown us away! Flavored with natural azuki red beans, these puffs have a deep earthy sweetness just like real anko sweet red bean paste.

Iwashita's Pickled Young Ginger Fried Rice Cracker

Manufacturer: Hizatsuki Seika
Common Allergens: Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Savory
Vegetarian: No

These fried crackers are made in collaboration with Iwashita Foods, made famous for their delicious pickled shinshoga or “young ginger,” condiment. The light refreshing taste of the ginger seasoning brightens the savory crackers wonderfully.

Puré Gummy: Rich Strawberry

Manufacturer: Kanro
Common Allergens: None
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet

Vegetarian: No

The sweet-and-sour two-toned gummies remind us of a bowl of fresh strawberries with cream–tart with a hint of rich sweetness that comes through at the end. We’d even go so far to say they’re heart-ily delicious!

Satsumarché Kagoshima Black Tea

Manufacturer: Kagoshima Seicha
Common Allergens: None
Also Contains: N/A
Vegetarian: Yes

Benifuuki is a Japanese tea plant specially cultivated in Makurazaki City, Kagoshima Prefecture. The young Benifuuki leaves are harvested by hand and fermented for 3 months in the dark at low temperatures, resulting in a bold, flavorful black tea.

Brewing Instructions: Brew in 5 oz of hot water for about 1 minute or to taste. Enjoy!

February Japanese snacks from Bokksu

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