TokyoTreat – March 2020

TokyoTreat – March 2020

TokyoTreat is a monthly box of Japanese candies and snacks from Tokyo. It is part of the TokyoTreat subscription box group which also includes YumeTwins and nomakenolife.

Options are are Premium  at $35 (around £26) per month: 9 popular Japanese  snacks, 3 dagashi, 1 anime snack, 1 DIY candy kit, 1 kinose snack, 1 Japanese drink.

Classic $25 (around £18) per month: 9 popular Japanese snacks, 2 dagashi, 1 DIY candy kit, 1 kinose snack.

Worldwide shipping is free.

This month’s theme celebrates a popular Japanese holiday – Girl’s Day!

You can read about it in the lovely menu booklet, which also tells you all about the featured flavour this month, peach! Perfect for looking forward to summer.

There are details of all this month’s goodies.

There’s also plenty of fun this to read about Japanese culture, languade, and even a bit of crafting!

This month’s drink is a fantastic seasonal item that’s exclusive to the Japanese market – Cocoa Cola Strawberry! This isn’t available anywhere else, and while the flavour is more reminiscent of strawberry candy, it’s great to see such a fun new variety!

The first featured snack is Peach Caramel Corn. Japanese caramel corn is corn puffs with various crispy sweet flavours. This peach version is really delicious, just like a peach gummy taste. The packaging is also really pretty and Spring-themed.

Pokemon Hinamatsuri Snack Pack are yummy Pikachu-shaped chocolate corn puffs. A cute little snack perfect for popping into your bag for a fast sweet treat!

Cotton Candy is a popular sweet festivals over Japan! It’s in super cute packaging too.

Umaibo means ‘delicious stick’ and these crunchy corn puff tubes are one of the most popular Japanese snacks.  They come in many different flavours, and this one is Sugar Rusk, which itself is a favourite especially with children.

It’s great to see Koala’s March back in TokyoTreat! These little cookies have cute koala pictures on them, and they are filled with lovely creamy white chocolate. This version has been produced to raise money to protect koalas that are currently under threat in Australia.

Japan is known for its huge variety of KitKats, and this one is really special. It’s Matcha Yuzu Flavour, with bittersweet matcha which chocolate coating with the sweet sour yuzu filling. An unusual combination but absolutely delicious.

Sour plum is another classic and unusual Japanese taste, and this Milk Plum Popcorn has plenty of it! The taste is both sweet and sour, and goes remarkably well with the crunchy texture of popcorn.

This is a really cool snack: Mochi Taro. It’s deep fried rice cakes and is crunchy and salty.

Spicy Grain Crackers are just as they sound. They’ve got a great kick, and as the packaging suggests, they go very well with a cold beer!

As a change from the fruity flavours, this is Cocoa Bolo. They’re chocolately corn puffs, and taste very good with cold milk or a cup of coffee.

Turtle Crackers don’t have anything to do with actual turtles, but it makes for a fun packaging design! These are light and salty little corn puffs.

Melon cookies are very popular in Japan, and this Melon Pandaro Cookie has all the melon flavour you would expect.

Mini Monster Gummies is a sweet-sour rainbow gummy strip with a bunch of fruity flavours.

More sweet-sour, this time in Roaring Gum. This grape-flavour chewing gum comes in a long stick, and has a strong fruity taste.

Back to salty, these Baby Crunchy Seaweed Crackers are light and crispy, and the nori flavour is a Japanese traditional favourite.

Finally, this is a Full Moon Pon, a crispy cracker in the shape of the moon which sweet with a salty soy edge. Very tasty!

 

Our score: 9.4/ 10

I love the fruity flavours in this month's box! The strawberry coke is amazing, it's such a treat to be able to try something that isn't available anywhere else, much like the matcha and yuzu Kitkats. I'm always happy when Kitkats are included in a TokyoTreat box as they are always unique flavours. The peach caramel corn is also a bonus, there are so many different varieties of this snack and it's great to discover a new one! Overall this is terrific box, a lovely selection of flavours and textures, and a fantastic seasonal theme!

  • Quality of products9
  • Originality9
  • Packaging and delivery10
  • Value for money9
  • Selection of products10

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