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Pocky (ポッキー Pokkī?, Japanese pronunciation: [pokːiː] ( listen)) /ˈpɒki/ is a Japanese snack food produced by Ezaki Glico. Pocky was first sold in 1966, and consists of chocolate-coated biscuit sticks. It was named after the Japanese onomatopoetic word pokkin
The basic chocolate Pocky
Pocky exists in so many flavors now!
Strawberry flavored Pocky
Coated with strawberry chocolate and a bit of dehydrated strawberries. It’s so good, especially if you love strawberry!
Green Tea Pocky
Panda Pocky (Cookie and cream flavor)
Collaboration with Kumamon (Kumamoto prefecture’s mascot)
These Pocky are milk cocoa flavored.
The packaging is so cute! Kumamon has ears and arms!
Kurogoma (black sesame) and Kinako (soybean flour) flavor
Those two flavors are very traditional and might be more for grown-ups as you can guess by looking at the packaging that looks really mature.
Coconut Pocky sold during summer.
These coconut Pocky are absolutely amazing and perfect for summer. The packaging makes you want to go to the beach with a coconut Pocky box in your bag right away.
Pocky’s Day is November 11th!
As you can see on the picture, there is 4 Pocky sticks. Each one represent the number 1 : 11(month) 11(day) written here in Japanese (November 11th). On that day you celebrate Pocky by eating Pocky, sharing with your friends and family or just talking about it on Facebook or other social medias.