Food + Drink

Coca-Cola Peach

American soft drink manufacturer, Coca-Cola has recently released its latest flavor to the Japanese market. Called Coca-Cola Peach, the limited edition flavor coincides with Japan's Hinamatsuri "Doll Festival," which is celebrated on March 3 every year. The flavor is described as having the same great Coca-Cola taste...

H Mart Coming to Austin

New Jersey-based Asian supermarket chain, H Mart is set to open its first flagship location in Austin, Texas. Located near Austin's Lakeline Mall in Northwest Austin, the 68,000-square-foot retail space will feature all of the brand’s Korean-inspired high-quality pantry items, as well as ready-to-serve dishes. H...

Tartine Bakery Coming to Seoul

San Francisco-based French-style bakery, Tartine is set to open its first flagship store in Seoul, South Korea. Located in Seoul's sophisticated neighborhood of Hannam Dong, the location will be led by award-winning pastry chef Hyunhee Lee and Edward Lee, co-founder of Baroque Bakery and Buzza...

Coca-Cola Launches Laxative-Infused Soft Drink

Coca-Cola, American soft drink manufacturer has recently released its latest flavor to the Japanese market. Called Coca-Cola Plus, the new beverage contains no calories with five grams of indigestible dextrin – a source of dietary fiber – per 470-ml bottle. Following more than a decade of research...

Pringles Releases Japan Exclusive Sukiyaki Flavor

Pringles, United States brand of stackable snack chips is set to launch a new flavor for the Japanese market. Exclusive to Japan's Kanto region, the limited edition sukiyaki flavor pays homage to one of Japan's most celebrated delicacies. The traditional Japanese hot-pot-style dish is typically enjoyed...

Häagen-Dazs Mochi Sakura An

In celebration of the upcoming cherry blossom season, United States-based premium ice cream producer, Häagen-Dazs has recently announced a new ice cream flavor for the Japanese market. Called the Mochi Sakura An flavor, the ice cream consists of three layers of cherry blossom-themed flavors. The first layer...

Thick Shake Factory Coming to Long Beach

India-based premium milkshake chain, Thick Shake is set to open its first flagship United States restaurant in Long Beach, California. Located in the heart of downtown Long Beach's neighborhood of Promenade, the milkshake specialty shop will feature its impressive lineup of 40 shakes and slushies...

McDonald’s McCafé Barista’s Macaron

American hamburger fast food giant, McDonald’s has recently launched an exclusive limited edition McCafé menu for the Japanese market. Available at McCafé by Barista, the new menu consists of four macaron flavors imported directly from France. These flavors range from vanilla and chocolate to citron which...

Starbucks Candy Pistachio Frappuccino

Seattle-based international coffee and coffeehouse chain has launched a new Frappuccino for the Japanese market. Part of Starbucks’ latest seasonal drinks, the new Candy Pistachio Frappuccino blended ice coffee drink brings in the Christmas mood with a pistachio-flavored base and topped with whipped cream with candy-coated...

KFC ‘Kentucky Christmas 2017’

American fast food giant, Kentucky Fried Chicken continues its annual tradition of celebrating the Christmas season with a limited edition menu of holiday pre-order sets for the Japanese market. To many Japanese, the Christmas holiday has become synonymous with the American fast food giant, Kentucky Fried...