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Tasty Bits of Osaka

Millions of people visit Osaka every year and locals hope they will keep coming back. To make sure of that, some creative minds are developing tasty souvenirs that make a lasting impression.

This is the Richest Matcha Gelato in the WORLD

What happened when Asakusa tea shop Suzukien teamed up with Shizuoka sweets maker Nanaya? 7 levels of matcha gelato—including the most intense green tea gelato EVER.

App Visualizes How Much Sugar is in Your Drink

Sometimes even a conscientious consumer can find it hard to visualize how much sugar is in a soft drink, even after reading a label. Luckily, there’s an app for that.

The Newest Alcoholic Kit Kat Features Yuzu

Nestlé Japan released the world’s first-ever Sake Kit Kat back in 2016, and since then they’ve been infusing their chocolate-covered wafers with other popular Japanese tipples, this time with delicious yuzu-flavored sake.

The Next Big Food to Hop onto Japanese Menus?

Is one researcher's search for a sustainable food source for the future the next big food craze in Japan, or is the idea hopping mad?

Coca-Cola Releasing 'Demon Lemon' Across Japan

Japan loves canned coffee and bottled green tea. While you can buy Coca-Cola’s signature soda here, Coca-Cola Japan offers its own lines of those as well. Another thing Japan is really into? Canned cocktails! So Coca-Cola is expanding in that field too.

Enjoy Booze & Views on this Horse-Drawn Bar!

A horse-drawn bar is livening up the streets of the romantic Hokkaido town of Obihiro.

Japanese Onigiri: Now a Refreshing Beverage?

Onigiri, Japanese rice balls, are one of Japan's most beloved and ubiquitous snacks. A Japanese food products company has released a new version of this staple, in drinkable form!

New Retro Sweet Treat from Starbucks Japan

The new Purin A la Mode Pudding Frappuccino from Starbucks Japan hearkens back to the heyday of old Japanese coffee houses.

Meet the Weirdest Soft Drink Company in Japan

A beverage maker in central Japan makes sodas ranging from eel to fish-egg flavor… and they may be coming to a market near you!

A Fun Design Twist for Fermented Products

Established in 1940, Nishiri is a Kyoto-based company carrying on a local legacy of pickled and fermented vegetables. But two years ago, for a rebrand, they turned to design agency Nosigner.

Bread Artists Creations Look Too Good to Eat!

One Japanese artist has been heating up the bread community with her adorable toast art.

Give Your Favorite Booze Samurai-Style!

Oh, Japan! These intricately crafted bottle toppers are perfect for history buffs interested in legendary warriors of Japanese history.

Work-Life Balance Improves with Tiny Business

An increasing number of Japanese people are starting tiny businesses with small funds, and find that their work-life balance is improving without having to sacrifice their livelihoods.

Rep Your Ryukyu Pride with Okinawa Coca-Cola

The latest addition to Coca-Cola's regional, limited-edition bottles is Okinawa! Quench your thirst and show your pride with this beautiful bottle.

Pepsi's Japan Cola Debuts New Exclusive Flavor

Pepsi Japan's latest exclusive soft drink has a citrus finish that is familiar to Japanese fruit aficionados.

The Joys of Japanese Festival Food

You can't say you've gone deeper in Japan until you've eaten the festival street food. Try Japanese classics like yakitori and yakinuku in addition to foreign surprises and a variety of fusion foods.

Sate Your Stomach with a Soda Sandwich

Japanese companies truly enjoy creating interesting flavors, but this soda-flavored crab stick just might be the craziest combination hitting shelves this summer.

Starbucks Japan's First Sakura Drink of 2019

Starbucks Japan is always looking for ways to help people drink in the sakura during hanami season—literally! Here's the first sakura-themed drink of 2019!

New Japan-Exclusive Seasonal Fanta Flavor

This Japanese-exclusive flavor comes from abroad, and is only available in vending machines!

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