Nestlé Japan is continually tantalising our tastebuds with new and exciting KitKat varieties, and one of the most exciting – and exclusive – of the bunch is the rare Sushi KitKat. Never available for sale, these little beauties started off as an April Fools’ Day joke back in 2016, before being released in real life as gifts for 500 customers to help celebrate the opening of the company’s stand-alone Chocolatory boutique store in Ginza last year.
Now, Nestlé has just announced the opening of a brand new KitKat Chocolatory, this time inside Itami Osaka International Airport, and to celebrate, the boutique will be offering some very special items that won’t be available elsewhere.
There’ll be two “Special Assortment” boxes, containing three lots of four “Chocolatory Special” series chocolates, with one featuring the lucky image of Ebisu, the god of fishermen and luck, especially appropriate for business purposes, and another emblazoned with the word “Ookini," which means “thank you” in Osaka’s Kansai-region dialect.
What will have customers really flocking to the new store, though, is the chance to receive one of 570 Sushi KitKats, which will be handed out to the first 30 customers who spend over 3,000 yen, every day until May 6.
▼ Each three-piece Sushi Kit Kat set includes: one maguro (tuna) version, which is topped with a raspberry flavored KitKat.
▼ An uni (sea urchin) variety, which is made with a slice of seaweed wrapped around a Hokkaido Melon with Mascarpone Cheese flavored KitKat.
▼ And a tamago (egg) sushi, featuring a Banana flavored KitKat and a sliver of nori seaweed.
All the Sushi KitKats come with a rice-puff base that’s been coated with white couverture chocolate and mixed with a dash of wasabi powder for a unique accent and a surprising hit of flavor.
KitKat Chocolatory Itami Osaka International Airport / キットカットショコラトリー 伊丹空港店
Address: Osaka-fu, Toyonaka-shi, Hotarugaike 3-555 Itami Airport Central Block 2F
大阪府 豊中市 蛍池3-555 伊丹空港中央ブロック2F
Hours: 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. (last order at the cafe: 8 p.m.)
Source, images: Nestlé Japan
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