List of Japanese snacks

This is a list of Japanese snacks (お菓子, okashi) and finger foods. It includes both brand name and generic snacks.

Types

Anko, or sweet bean paste

Anko is a kind of sweet bean paste.[1] Anko is mainly eaten during the afternoon green tea time in Japan. School students eat it after school, at home.

Bean

Beans with salt are mainly taken with beer in the evening.

Bread/Wheat Flour

generic
brand
  • Hello Panda
  • Kappa Ebisen
  • Koala's March
  • Pocky – known as Mikado in Europe
  • Pretz
  • Yan Yan

Candy

generic
  • Amezaiku - Japanese candy craft artistry
  • Aruheitō
  • Konpeitō
  • Ramune candy - compressed tablet candy
brand
  • Botan/Tomoe Ame
  • Calpis Candy
  • Chelsea (candy) – made by Meiji Confectionery in Japan
  • Cubyrop
  • gumi 100
  • Hi-chew
  • Milky (candy)
  • Pinky
  • Poifull
  • Puccho
  • Puré gumi candy - gummy candy with fruit purée made by KANRO Co., Ltd.

Cake

  • Tokyo Banana

Chewing gum

  • Black Black
  • Fuwarinka
  • Kiss Mint and Watering Kissmint
  • Let's
  • Plus X
  • Poscam
  • Pure White
  • Sweetie
  • whatta – chewing gum by Meiji Confectionery
  • Xylish
  • Yuzu

Corn

  • Curl (Japanese snack)
  • Kyabetsu Taro

Chocolate

generic
  • Matcha chocolate - chocolate containing matcha
brand
  • Apollo (chocolate) - chocolate in shape of Apollo command module
  • Choco Baby
  • Choco Ball
  • Crunky
  • Crunky kids
  • DARS (chocolate)
  • E-Royce'
  • Every Burger[2]
  • Kinoko no yama - known as CHOCOROOMS in US
  • Koara no māchi
  • Ghana
  • Pocky – known as Mikado in Europe
  • Pucca Chocolate
  • Takenoko no sato - known as CHOCOCONES in US
  • Toppo

Ice cream & shaved ice

generic
brand
  • Choco Monaka Jumbo, manufactured by Morinaga & Company.
  • Panapp[3]
  • Yukimi Daifuku

Potato

generic
  • Ishiyakiimo - roasted sweet potato
  • Kenpi
brand
  • Bōkun Habanero
  • Jagarico, manufactured by Calbee.
  • Kara Mucho and Suppa Mucho
  • Kataage Potato
  • Pote Long, manufactured by Morinaga & Company.
  • Wasabeef - wasabi & beef flavoured potato chips
  • Ototo - potato snack in shape of seafood.

Rice

generic

Rice based snacks are known as beika (米菓).

brand
  • Bakauke
  • Olive no Hana
  • Onigiri senbei

Seafood

Street foods

Grilling yakitori

Mixed and other

  • Ajigonomi
  • Don Tacos

Producers

  • Calbee
  • Glico
  • Kameda Seika
  • Koikeya
  • Kuriyama Beika
  • Lotte
  • Meiji
  • Morinaga
  • Tohato
  • Yamayoshi

See also

References

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