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Go Behind the Scenes at the Pocky Factory!

Sweets Video Osaka

Manufactured by Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd., Pocky, one of Japan’s most enduringly popular snacks, is quite famous around the world. People of all ages enjoy munching on the chocolate-covered biscuit sticks as well as hunting down the limited edition flavors that periodically grace the shelves of local convenience stores. November 11 has even been unofficially declared Pocky Day, a certain testament to the snack’s overwhelming popularity!

However, few snack lovers can claim to have any insight into the Pocky production process. But now, you can get an insider’s look yourself! The following 2½-minute clip of Pocky being made at Glico’s Osaka factory headquarters was released on Glico Japan’s official YouTube channel in September 2015. So the next time you rip open a box of your favorite Glico snack, be sure to think of all of the steps those sticks went through to fill your mouth with joy.

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