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Japan’s newest potato chip flavor: Convenience store fried chicken

Japan’s newest potato chip flavor: Convenience store fried chicken

November 17, 2022
There are all sorts of ways Japanese convenience stores earn the "convenient" part of their name. They’ve got branches all over, for example, so you’re hardly ever more than a short walk away from one.
Individually wrapped potato chips! New genre 'high-density potato chips' dark potatoes anchovy olives

Individually wrapped potato chips! New genre 'high-density potato chips' dark potatoes anchovy olives

October 09, 2022
Koikeya Co., Ltd. launched a new style high-density potato chip 'Dark Potato Anchovy Olive' with a rich sauce on crispy potatoes in Tokyo and the surrounding (Kanto) area, Japan. It will be on sale at all channels and in the Koikeya online shop.
Steven Van Geel, Sales Director of TOMRA Processed Food’s Regional for the APAC region, Eizo Oda, Chairman of the Japan Food Distribution Association

TOMRA 5C Optical sorting machine wins prestigious Japan Food Journal Award

September 19, 2022
Mr. Eizo Oda, Chairman of the Japan Food Distribution Association, presented the prize to TOMRA Processed Food’s Regional Sales Director for the APAC region, Steven Van Geel
Japan’s Top Potato Chip Maker Calbee to Raise Prices Up to 20%

Japan's Potato Chip Manufacturer Calbee to Raise Snack Prices Up to 20%

June 23, 2022
Calbee Inc., Japan’s answer to Frito-Lay with an enormous product line-up ranging from pizza-flavored potato chips to low-carb granola, is raising prices again as companies struggle to absorb costs
Burger King Japan is offering dried ramen instead of French fries in its combo meals

Burger King Japan is offering dried ramen instead of French fries in its combo meals

May 16, 2022
In recent months, Japan has been rocked multiple times by a potato shortage. Some might say "rocked" is too strong a word, but how else can one describe the collective simultaneous rumbling of unsatisfied stomachs across the country
New potato chips from the leading potato chip maker in Japan, Calbee. Courtesy: SoraNews24

New wet potato chips revolutionize snack industry in Japan

May 03, 2022
Japanese snack companies are always looking for new and exciting ways to tantalize their taste buds. Now, the country’s leading potato chip maker, Calbee, is changing the game entirely by taking the crunch out of their potato chips
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McDonald's Japan, Small Fries

Only small fries for McDonald's customers in Japan, as floods in Western Canada disrupt supply

December 23, 2021
Fans of McDonald's Fries in Japan are out of luck next week. The restaurant chain will only offers its small size portions, as flooding in Western Canada and COVID-19 disrupts the global supply chain for 'McDonald's potato'.
A revolution in chip design

Potato chips that do not get your fingers all powdery developed by Calbee and Tokyo Banana

November 11, 2021
Since the dawn of the potato chip, humanity has struggled to fully control it. Like the Sirens of Anthemoessa, they draw them in with their delicious flavors and crunchy textures
KFC Japan runs out of french fries. Potato S, Potato L and Potato Box will not be available from October 8, to October 21 in some restaurants.

KFC Japan suspends French fry sales as global logistics breaks down

October 12, 2021
No doubt the mouths of KFC fans were watering as they made their way to the chain’s branches in Japan last weekend. Unfortunately, many of them had to walk away with less than the full fried satisfaction they’d been hoping when they found out KFC ran out of French fries.
Google hypes the Pixel 6 in Japan with bag of Google Original Potato Chips

Google's next flagship product in Japan: potato chips

September 21, 2021
Google is going all out to advertise its next flagship phone around the world. In Japan, it offered 'Google Original (Potato) Chips' to highlight the new Tensor SoC in the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.

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