With it's multiple Pokemon collaborations and golden KitKat creations, Tokyo Banana is the go-to souvenir sweets to bring home, but when one travels the northern island of Hokkaido, Shiroi Koibito reigns supreme. The popular Hokkaido sweet's name translate to "White Lover", consists of langue-de-chat style sandwich cookies filled with white chocolate, symbolizing the region's famous snow.
Those seeking out the prized Hokkaido treats will have two all new forms to try them out in: a white chocolate drink and ice cream sandwich based on Shiroi Koibito.
Shiroi Koibito White Chocolate Drink is pretty much what its name says, a rich and sweet beverage that recaptures the white chocolate filling of the cookies, with a hint of the langue-de-chat biscuits in the drink as well. The Shiroi Koibito Sandwich Ice is an ice cream sandwich that takes two large butter cookies and uses them to sandwich white chocolate ice cream and langue-de-chat bits.
The beverage will be available all throughout Japanese starting Feb 2, while the ice cream sandwich will a convenience store exclusive starting Feb 1, and then available throughout Japan starting March 1.
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