Review: Fanta Grape Baby Star Noodles

Fanta Grape Babystar Noodle Snack

Yep, you read that right-  Fanta have collaborated with Baby-Star to create grape soda flavoured dried noodle snacks. Japan certainly know how to create unique flavour combinations, don’t they? (≧◡≦)

These limited edition noodle snacks are available in both grape and orange Fanta flavours, which sound like equally bizarre noodle flavours to me. I went for grape variety as I figured if nothing else at least purple noodles would look prettier than orange ones!

I picked these up from Napa Japan, who I would highly recommend if you’re looking for unique, unusual or limited edition snacks at a great price. They have a fantastic selection that updates regularly and their shipping is both reasonably priced and reliably quick, they’ve become my go to store for the harder to find snack releases. If you sign up to their newsletter you get promo codes for free snacks, last time I placed an order I got watermelon cookies, neri-ame candy, soda Hi Chew and ume chewing gum added in for free with a $15 spend (plus 5% off my order total) so it’s worth signing up if you plan to shop there in the future 。^‿^。

Fanta Grape Noodles

You have to admit, the wavy purple noodles really are pretty! Question being, do they taste as good as they look?

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Review: Tohato Chocobi Tropical Edition

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I am not going to lie, I’m not a fan of Crayon Shin-Chan. But Tohato snacks, those are something I do love!

We got this pack as part of our September Oyatsu Box (see what else we got here), you can also find it here on Oyatsu Cafe.

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I like that this edition came in a box, extra protection for international postage is always appreciated! I haven’t had any crushed corn snacks yet, but I can’t help but feel that ‘yet’ is the operative word there.

The box art isn’t my cup of tea at all, but the bright, fun graphics really appealed to my son. The Shin-chan take on a ‘tropical’ theme is quite amusing!

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Review: Oyacorn Cheddar Cheese

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You wouldn’t think it from the content so far, but I actually love crisps a lot more than candy or chocolate. Savoury snacks are definitely my favourite. I was really happy to see these Oyacorn in our subscription box as I just don’t seem to have much luck finding many savoury Japanese snacks.

We got this bag in our August Oyatsu Box (see what else we got here) and, actually, I’m not sure where else you can buy them right now. I know Oyatsu Cafe said they were hoping to get some in so it could be worth keeping an eye out. I know I sure am!

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Review: Bourbon Petit Wasabi Mayo Potato Chips

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I thought I had never heard of Petit. Turns out I had heard of Bourbon Petit cookies and not made the link that it was the same company or that they made more than just cookies. Whoops!

These are their wasabi mayo flavour crisps/potato chips. As someone who has had more bad experiences than good with wasabi flavoured snacks I was a little apprehensive but looking forward to seeing how the mayo aspect affected the taste.

We got this as part of our August Oyatsu Box (see what else we got here). You can also find them on Oyatsu Cafe here.

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