What is Treats?
Treats is a subscription service for international snacks. Every month they send you a box of snacks from a different country!
You can expect to receive snacks from candy to crackers to chips to cookies to chocolate and more every month with the exclusion of beverages.
Kasugai is a premier gummy maker in Japan. Their gummies are easily recognizable for many who grew up in Asia. Kasugai gummies are known to taste like real fruit (and it is no surprise, for these gummies are made with real fruit juice), and also come individually seal wrapped, making them convenient to store and enjoy over time.
Virtually unheard of in America, Shrimp Chips and are one of the most popular snacks in Asia. You might be thinking “Shrimp flavor? I don’t know about that.” I assure you, for shrimp lovers or haters alike, these chips are incredible, it will probably win you over. These chips are baked, and this gives them crispy texture. As the name implies, there is a light, yet satisfying shrimp flavor to these chips. If you like seafood, you will love shrimp chips.
Amanoya is one of Japan’s premier rice cracker companies, and the Himemaru is one of their main products. Himemarus are golden-hued, deep-fried rice crackers in the shape of a shell. Crunchy with a light soy sauce flavor, this treat achieves the perfect balance between sweet and salty while retaining a incredibly crispy and fresh texture.
Kaki no Tanes are crescent shaped, soy-flavored rice crackers from Japan. Although commonly enjoyed as a bar snack, these treats are ubiquitous across Japan. With a crispy and crunchy texture, they come in different flavors including original, wasabi, extra hot and more. In part because the Kaki no Tane is known as bar snacks, many people like to enjoy their Kaki no Tanes with a glass of beer.
Like the Pocky Strawberry Midi, the Pocky Strawberry Tsubu Tsubu is an innovative variation of the iconic Pocky snacks. Like most Pockyss, the Pocky Strawberry Tsubu Tsubu is made of a pretzel stick covered by a cream. What sets the Tsubu Tsubu apart is that it contains creamy strawberry flakes embedded in its strawberry coating, giving it an extra crunchy texture and strawberry taste.
The Giant Caplico is a giant version of the Caplico Stick. It looks like a giant ice cream cone but instead of containing ice cream, it contains a thick and fluffy layer of strawberry filling. If you like Strawberry, you’re in luck. If you like Chocolate, even better! For beneath outer strawberry is an inner layer chocolate filling. The Giant Caplico may not be an actual ice cream cone, but its just as awesome.
These are soy-sauced flavored potato crisps that look like french fries. Baked, not fried, they contain less oil then your average fried potato chips. Jagabee crisps are crunchier then french fries and being flavored in soy sauce, they tastes different than other potato chips we've tried!
Now this is definitely an interesting one! If you like Pop rocks, candy and melon, this might be your favorite treat of all times!
The name of the Watapachi Melon Soda hints at its form, for Watapachi means Cotton Candy in Japanese, and Melon Soda is the flavor of an immensely popular drink invented in Japan (great example of the inventiveness in Japanese Snacks). This treat is a Melon Soda flavored Cotton Candy. Did I mention it also contains pop rocks? Embedded within its Melon Soda flavored cotton candy are pop rocks and fizzy candy. When the cotton candy is in your mouth, the pop rocks and fizzy candy activate, and explosion of taste in your mouth follows.
Milk Caramels by Morinaga were first introduced 1914 and immediately became a hit in Japan. Milky, chewy and with a rich caramel taste, these treats are an absolute favorite for many snackers and a MUST if you enjoy caramel. Another interesting fact about these treats, they contain tea extract! These treats also come individually wrapped and stays fresh over time. These are well made, highly delicious caramel candies.
Pucchos are chewy candies made by Japanese confection company UHA. Pucchos are available in some very interesting flavors, such as blue cream soda, melon soda, cola, (as well as traditional flavors like pineapple and grape,) and are unique for having chewy gummy-like “balls” in its center that release flavor and fizz and carbonate when chewed on. It’s fizzy texture (in the form of the gummy-balls in it’s center) and interesting flavors combine to provide a very unique and memorable snacking experience.