Snack Time – Matcha Green Tea Sticks

It’s always great to find new and interesting things in your local grocery store. Whether it be the discovery of a new exotic fruit or novelty snack, it makes grocery shopping a little more exciting. The last time I went, I found a new flavour of Pocky sticks. Pocky sticks are biscuit sticks that have been dipped in a cream flavoured coating. The most common flavours are chocolate and strawberry, but this time I got green tea.

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Box of green tea Pocky sticks

It tastes very much like matcha green tea, which is a concentrated powdered version of green tea. Matcha green tea is made of tea leaves that have been ground down finely into a delicate powder. It contains lots of anti-oxidants and has been used traditionally in Japanese tea ceremonies.

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Green tea Pocky sticks

I have tried real matcha green tea before and it is quite strong. Sadly though, this snack is not made of real green tea but artificial flavours.

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Green tea Pocky

So what are my overall thoughts about green tea Pocky sticks? They’re a bit odd tasting. However, there are many other green tea flavoured products out there that are awesome, like green tea ice cream and green tea swiss rolls. I highly encourage trying these or any other new items in your grocery store. If you have recently tried something new, feel free to share your experience and leave a comment. 🙂

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