Have you tried the snack Pocky before? These are images of the original Pocky snack as well as the re-released original packaging.
If you have any interest in Japanese culture you may have come across this at one time or another. Produced by the company Glico of my favorite four Japanese snack companies (Glico, Morinaga, Bourbon, Meiji) this snack has been around ever since I was a kid (over 20 years ago).
It looks simple but tastes great! It’s a box of long, non-salted lightly toasted pretzel sticks dipped in chocolate (tons of unique flavors and variations are available) from one end. A light snack for your desired cookie crunch and chocolate fix. Incredibly fun to snack on both for kids and adults!
I remember this being packed in my school lunch box and snacking on it during lunchtime. Everyone wanted to have one stick of Pocky! Fun to pronounce too and easy to remember.
Everyone in Japan knows Pocky! I mean EVERYONE. Probably from age 1 on up. Glico has the entire
Japanese population covered and this snack is well integrated all over Asia. It has somewhat of a cult following as well even for it already being so mainstream.
It is carried in 99% of Asian or import supermarkets and you may also find it in Walmart and other American supermarkets that have an Asian or foreign foods section.
Now that you know Pocky and you know that Glico produces them you may be surprised to find that there are more than 50 variations in the flavors of Pocky with many other copycats or other similar snack variations by other companies on the market. Wait until you see what the actual variations are too!
Glico has managed to carve out its own niche in the Japanese sweets, cookie, snack market when they came out with this simple (simple is better) yet creatively clever creation over 50 years ago!
The majority of Japanese snacks, cookies and sweets from Japan are my favorite in the world. They set a high standard when you compare the quality, flavor and taste with other snacks. You will find that the flavor is just right.
Will be bringing you Japanese snacks and sweets on a weekly basis. Possibly 2 or 3 snacks per week (I would and could bring you 2 or 3 snacks per day) cause I’ve got to be careful of my waistline and not overdo it. Everything they offer in Japan is da bomb!