Japanese Candy from Matcha, Chocolate, & Gum


"There's more to Japanese candy than Pocky. Check out these five matcha green tea chocolate candies and some fun bubble gum!

Every time that I visit the Mitsuwa Marketplace in Edgewater, New Jersey, I have goals. I want to have a nice Japanese lunch (and it’s difficult to pick between the tendon bowl and the ramen). I want to do some grocery shopping. Finally, I want to select a few different types of Japanese candy to try. Preferably matcha flavored sweets. It can be especially difficult to know what exactly you are getting with some of the sweets if you can’t read Japanese. So I wanted to share a few of the treats that I’ve picked up over the course of several trips to Mitsuwa.

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Post by Corinne. Originally published January 23, 2017. Last updated April 2, 2021.