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The Hi-Chew Selection of Local Limitation


Have you ever seen these Japanese confectionery, Hi-Chew ? This is a soft candy faithfully reproduced the taste of fruits. Besides standard version which is being sold nationwide, there are also local limited editions of Hi-Chew and you can get them at the airport or station,etc.. Now, let me show you each local limitation of Hi-Chew today. Let‘s check it out !

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Hokkaido Limited

Yubari Melon

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Refer to this site: http://ezop1192.ocnk.net/product/66

Yubari melon Hi-Chew used plenty of Yubari melon ‘s fruit juice spreads Yubari melon taste in your mouth the more you chew.

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Refer to this site: http://ezop1192.ocnk.net/product/66

It’s very popular for souvenir.

 

Haskap Berry

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Refer to this site: http://www.mobypicture.com/user/JIN_193/view/14218267

Haskap berry is also which we can buy only in Hokkaido. The sour-sweetness of haskap is nice !

 

Touhoku Limited

Sakuranbo (Cherry)

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Refer to this site: http://www.sakuranbo-shop.co.jp/?pid=93750763

This Hi-Chew is used the cherry fruit juice produced in Yamagata. The smell is sweet and the taste is refreshing. It is a rare sweets only available in Tohoku.

 

Touhoku Apple

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Refer to this site: https://twitter.com/kohinata_kyo/status/700301124067143681

Speaking of Japanese apple, Aomori is famous for the amount of apple production. This is highly used apple fruit juice produced in Aomori. Every time you chew, the taste of Aomori apple spreads in your mouth.

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Shinshu Limited

Shinshu Apple

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Refer to this site: http://taros-father.blog.so-net.ne.jp/2015-01-07

Nagano is also famous for apple production. Shinshu limited edition is used apple juice produced in Nagano. There seems to be a lot of voices that it is a nostalgic taste.

 

Kyushu Limited

Amaou Ichigo

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Refer to this site: https://samuraibuyer.jp/jp/item/detail.php?item_cd=B00XMM5X64

Hi-Chew Amaou Ichigo is used 100%of fruit juice of Amaou produced in Fukuoka.

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It will be pleased also as a souvenir.

 

Dekopon

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Refer to this site: https://samuraibuyer.jp/en/item/detail.php?item_cd=B00XMM67Z0

Dekopon of Kyushu limited edition is very rare. Do you know Dekopon ? The part of the stem is highly raised, it’s Dekopon. Dekopon is cultivated around Kyushu centering on Kumamoto.

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It is well-reputed as sour-sweet and delicious. The refreshing taste is recommended.

 

Okinawa Limited

Pineapple

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Refer to this site: https://shop.nagopain.com/products/item1275/

This is used pineapple juice produced in Okinawa and is available only in Okinawa.

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Refer to this site: http://www.bbc.com/japanese/37549677

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Shikuwasa (flat lemon)

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Refer to this site: http://item.rakuten.co.jp/e-okiko/3170720/

Shikuwasa produced in Okinawa is a treasure house of beauty and healty ingredients. The taste is like a blue mandarin, sour-sweet and refreshing. You can purchase it also at convenience store in Okinawa.

 

Mango

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Refer to this site: http://shureido.jp/shop/?mode=itemview&id=559

The mangoes produced in Okinawa are used for mango puree. You can enjoy the rich taste of mangoes.

 

How about these Hi-Chew ?

Nama Hi-Chew Noukou Budou

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Refer to this site: https://iyec.omni7.jp/detail/4902888224577

This is softer and richer than standard version. You can enjoy rich grape taste and purchase at convenience stores or drugstores in Japan. Because it’s limited time sweets, if you find somewhere, you should try then. (156yen)

 

Hi-Chew Apricot

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Refer to this site: http://www.morinaga.co.jp/hi-chew/

This is also limited edition. There are some small pulp in it, so you can feel the presence of fruit. Hi-Chew Apricot can be seen at supermarket, too. (128yen)

 

Summary

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Refer to this site:http://toypoomoco-ohirune.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/2009/06/post-00cf.html

In Japan, there are various Hi-Chew that we don’t know. Limited edition is 648yen(12pieces×5). Some of them are discontinued now, so there are what we can’t buy. If you come to Japan, try to look for the local Hi-Chew.

It’s recommended also for souvenir.

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