Glico Caplicocot Strawberry

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Hello! It’s always a tough choice to decide which item to try out from my large (and ever growing) stash of Japanese confectionery.  However, when the Glico Caplicocot Strawberry chocolates arrived into my life by way of an OyatsuBox, it wasn’t long before I was delving in (after photographing it of course!).

Glico Caplicocot Strawberry - Famous in Japan

Glico Caplicocot Strawberry

$2.50 – OyatsuCafe

From the first time I opened the packet, and the many times since when I’ve allowed myself “just one more!”, I’m always greeted with a lovely, sweet strawberry scent.  It isn’t overpowering or sickly at all; if anything it makes me even more excited to get munching.

Glico Caplicocot Strawberry - Famous in JapanIn this packet you receive 12 pieces of strawberry chocolate.  To get the chocolates out, you push them out of the packet underneath and pop them out.  The chocolates are secure whilst they are in the black part of the packaging, but once they have been popped out they do not fit back in.  Unfortunately, that means you have to eat them… *evil grin*

Now where do I begin to describe the chocolates themselves?   I’m not usually a fan of strawberry chocolate, but I have to be truthful here and admit that these are SO good.   If you’re a strawberry aficionado, you’ll like these.   If you’re like me and aren’t that fussed usually, you should still give them a go.  I think you’d be surprised!

The strawberry part of the chocolate is light and bubbly, similar to our English offerings of Wispa and Aero.  The taste isn’t a sickly strawberry taste; it’s sweet yet delicate.  The chocolate part underneath is just normal, solid chocolate, and I think it goes well with the bubbly strawberry due to it not having a noticeable or prominent taste.  I think the chocolate helps to make the strawberry taste the main focus without overpowering the tastebuds.  The result?  Terribly addictive chocolates! (bad news for my waistline…).

I honestly didn’t think I would like these chocolates as much as I do, and after a lorra lorra thinking I would buy them again.  From a quick look on Google, it seems the Giant Caplico Ice Cream Cones are similar to these chocolates.  I think it goes without saying that I will be snaffling my Giant Caplico Chocolate from my January OyatsuBox after I hit publish on this post!

Dannie x

February 2, 2015
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  • Reply Jessica Edmunds

    Oh they are just so pretty and I love aero so these sound even nicer ;) xx

    February 2, 2015 at 9:45 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      So nice :) x

      February 12, 2015 at 7:25 pm
  • Reply Sami Spoon

    These sound lovely! I hope you enjoy your Caplico too :)

    February 2, 2015 at 10:25 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      I need to get munching! x

      February 12, 2015 at 7:24 pm
  • Reply Cat Foxx

    These look so yummy!! I love Japanese candy:) I went to Japan about three yrs. ago and I’m dying to go back. Great Blog!!

    February 2, 2015 at 10:59 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      Thank you so much :) x

      February 12, 2015 at 7:24 pm
  • Reply Shell Senseless

    These sound delicious :)

    February 4, 2015 at 7:41 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      So gooood x

      February 12, 2015 at 7:22 pm
  • Reply Kel

    these sound delicious – I love strawberry and chocolate together x

    February 5, 2015 at 6:10 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      I’ll try to get hold of some for youuuu :) x

      February 12, 2015 at 7:17 pm
  • Reply cheryl

    Can i ask? I have one glico caplicocot and i read at the back of the package.. and that is a date say 2015.09 what should it mean? code of production or expired date? Could you tell me? Thankss

    September 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      Is there another date on the packet? If there’s only one date then I would assume that it is the expiration date. xx

      September 9, 2015 at 7:47 pm

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