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8 Souvenirs to Buy in Hokkaido + 2 Oddities

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There’s lots of people who love Hokkaido for skiing and its seafood. So today we’re going to introduce 10 items you can get; from normal things available at the Shin-Chitose Airport to rare items. Because souvenirs are a part of traveling!

 

1. Wakasa Imo

わかさいも

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Potatoes made from beans. It even has a thin crust like the skin of a potato, giving this wonderful Japanese confection a soft and flaky sensation!

 

2. Toukibi Choco

とうきびチョコ

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Corn coated in white chocolate. Perfect for those who love crunchiness!

 

3. Royce Potatochip Chocolate

ロイズ ポテトチップチョコレート

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And you can’t forget Hokkaido chocolate. Here’s potato chips dipped in raw chocolate. Perfect mix of salty and sweet!

 

4. Shiroi Koibito

白い恋人

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Probably the most famous one out of everything. They’re a little too famous so you can buy similar ones around the country but if you get these you’ll know they’re the real deal!

 

5. Matcha Millefeuille “Mifuyu”

抹茶ミルフィーユ 美冬

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A masterpiece made by the same manufacturer as Shiroi Koibito. The matcha flavoring with the soft dough is amazing!

 

6. Marusei Butter Cookies

マルセイバタークッキー

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Butter cookies with raisins. This is Hokkaido so you can really taste the butter!

 

7. Yubari Melons Jelly

夕張メロンゼリー

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This jelly, made from Yubari melons, is just like eating a real melon! It’s crazy!

 

8. Hokkaido Kaitaku Okaki

北海道開拓おかき

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They have many types that use the flavors from the sea (squid, kombu, sweet shrimp, scallop, octopus…). They smell great! They’re handmade over a period of 7 days.

 

9. Squid Yokan

イカようかん

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Lol This isn’t a real one! This is a coffee-flavored candy.

 

10. Bocca White Pudding

牧家 白いプリン

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A rich milk pudding. Have some with caramel sauce. But this isn’t your regular pudding…

 

How to eat

Did this help you to pick your souvenirs?

Related: 
Three Hidden Hot Springs Nestled in the Hokkaido Wilderness
3 Good Places to Dine and Sightsee at the Same Time in Sapporo, Hokkaido

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