According to a recent Times article, Kit Kat bars are a serious craze in Japan, with dozen of odd and off-beat flavours, some only available in certain places and certain times.
“Only the fanciest bars are devised by Takagi, made with higher-grade chocolates and other ingredients, like dehydrated seasonal fruits, and sold in Kit Kat Chocolatory stores, the boutique-like shops for luxury versions of the bar.” –
This is for real. The Japanese people take their chocolate seriously, and likewise appreciate interesting tastes, elevating Kit Kat from a mere snack to a culinary and cultural phenomenon.
Check out the limited-edition Kit Kat bars! Inspiring Japanese flavours, some likely not for most Americans…like snail slime…