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Japanese Fruit Chocolates

'Furukari' Blends Creamy Milk Chocolate and Crunchy Dried Asian Fruits

— September 6, 2017 — Lifestyle
'Furukari' is a brand that makes unique fruit chocolates by pairing Hokkaido milk chocolate with dried fruits from Asia.

Like conventional chocolate bars, these ones can be snapped to form smaller, bite-sized pieces, but differentiate themselves in terms of taste and texture. The hybrid fruit and milk chocolate bars get their name from a combination of the words "fruit" and "crunchy" in Japanese, resulting in a title that perfectly captures the essence of the products.

Previously, the fruit and milk chocolate treats were released to the market under a different name that did not perform well. With a new visual identity and a brand name that spotlights fruit as a main part of these snacks, it is reported that Furukari has "already gained quite a number of fans."
Trend Themes
1. Asian Fruit Chocolates - Exploring the combination of creamy milk chocolate and crunchy dried Asian fruits, creating a unique flavor experience.
2. Bite-sized Chocolates - Creating chocolate bars that can be snapped into smaller, bite-sized pieces, offering convenience and portion control.
3. Rebranding and Visual Identity - Using a new visual identity and brand name focused on fruit to attract more consumers and increase market performance.
Industry Implications
1. Confectionery - Opportunity for confectionery companies to create innovative fruit-infused chocolate products.
2. Food and Beverage Retail - Potential for food and beverage retailers to offer a new, unique snack option to consumers.
3. Branding and Marketing - Opportunity for branding and marketing agencies to assist in rebranding and creating a strong visual identity for chocolate products.
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