Cherry blossom beer is back in Japan ahead of the start of sakura season

If the thought of matcha green tea beer flavour was too bitter for you, how about cherry blossom? The flowers won’t be opening from their buds for a few more weeks, but you can crack open a bottle of this special craft brew right now. According to this year’s forecast, Japan still has a month…… Continue reading Cherry blossom beer is back in Japan ahead of the start of sakura season

Starbucks Japan’s new Nectarine Frappuccinos – Are they peachy keen? 【Taste test】 — RocketNews24

We headed to our local Starbucks branch for the debut of the Bavarian cream-enhanced dessert drink. Starbucks Japan has pretty equal-opportunity attitude when it comes to choosing seasonal flavors for its Frappuccino blended ice dessert drinks. So while sometimes we’ll get quintessentially Japanese tastes like green tea or cherry blossom, at others Starbucks gives us… via…… Continue reading Starbucks Japan’s new Nectarine Frappuccinos – Are they peachy keen? 【Taste test】 — RocketNews24

New luxury Japanese Kit Kat available at stores around the country — RocketNews24

[It always makes me happy and impressed at all the inventive flavours and versions of Kit Kats!] According to Nestlé Japan, this is the first new nationwide Kit Kat series they’ve released in six years. Since the first high-end specialty Kit Kat Chocolatory store opened in Tokyo back in 2014, they’ve released some unique creations…… Continue reading New luxury Japanese Kit Kat available at stores around the country — RocketNews24

McDonald’s Japan to sell caramel shakes in partnership with centuries-old confectionary brand — RocketNews24

[I love not only is it a new flavour but they’ve made it in partnership with Japanese confectioner Moringa and their familiar and well loved tastes]. https://www.youtube.com/embed/0hfrxCakWMs?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent As the leaves start to turn brown in Japan, it’s time for its desserts to do so too. When fall comes around, Japan doesn’t just cycle in its…… Continue reading McDonald’s Japan to sell caramel shakes in partnership with centuries-old confectionary brand — RocketNews24

Beautiful blue apple jam is taking the Japanese internet’s breath away! — RocketNews24

What’s blue and sweet and perfect with toast or yogurt? It’s blue apple jam from Aomori Prefecture! As you can see from the pictures, the blue jam that will soon become available through Village Vanguard’s online shop is an amazing, clear blue, so it’s no wonder the product has captivated internet users across the country.…… Continue reading Beautiful blue apple jam is taking the Japanese internet’s breath away! — RocketNews24

McDonald’s Japan offers sweet peach as a “triangle pie”! — RocketNews24

https://www.youtube.com/embed/vSoFzCHIJfM?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent How would you like to bite into a flaky pie filled with peach goodness? That’s right, in addition to their standard apple pie, McDonald’s Japan has offered seasonal triangle-shaped pies (sankaku pai) in different flavors such as Chocolate and Hokkaido Milk over the years, and this time they’ve cooked up a sweet fruit-flavored snack.…… Continue reading McDonald’s Japan offers sweet peach as a “triangle pie”! — RocketNews24