Caplico – Japanese Crunchy Ice-Cream Snack


Wonderful Japanese sweets called Caplico sticks resemble little ice cream cones. The stick has two layers of cream filling and is composed of a crunchy wafer. A delightful balance of sweetness and crunchiness is created in your mouth by the two layers of filling and the wafer’s crispiness.  Since you came across this article, you … Read more

Umaibo – A Japanese Puffy Corn Snack


If you visit Japan, you have to definitely try traditional Umaibo sticks. Why so? Because these amazing sticks have been part of the Japanese snack industry for a very long time and proudly represent delicious Japanese traditions. For many years, the puffy corn snack from the manufacturer Yaokin has been popular and loved among Japanese … Read more

Ramune Soda – Japanese Bubbly Soda

Ramune Soda

It doesn’t matter if you’re from Japan or not, most likely, you’ve already heard about Ramune Soda. But did you know that the drink has a rich history? Ramune Soda is a Japanese favorite drink for summer festivals, and what’s special about it is its unique bottle and opening process. This is a symbolic drink … Read more

Botan Rice Candy

Botan Rice Candy

Rice candies are a staple of Asian candy markets, and they have become popular in the United States as well. There are various makers that offer this kind of candy in Japan and other locations where rice candy is popular, but one of the most recognizable brands of this style is Botan. These are considered … Read more