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POPCORN

Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / DESSERT WATCH
May 20, 2017
Garrett Popcorn's Stripes & Stars: Sweet patriotism in a tin
A few years ago, Garrett Popcorn in Harajuku boasted one of the longer lines in that ever-trendy neighborhood. Yet walking by it recently there was barely any wait to get a bag or tin of the Chicago-born snack.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Nov 13, 2015
Coconut Popcorn is deliciously bad for you
If you buy a bag of Coconut Popcorn, don't look at the calorie count on the back before eating. Snacks from the convenience store are rarely healthy choices, but even by those low standards this snack (¥298) will make your eyes pop out a little.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Aug 7, 2015
Tokyo's gourmet popcorn trend gets convenient
Has Tokyo's infatuation with gourmet popcorn ended? The line outside the Garrett popcorn branch in Harajuku still snakes around the corner, but other hyped popcorn outposts in the city are often empty out front.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Nov 18, 2014
Popcorn flavors take ever stranger turns
Frito-Lay Japan releases some pretty weird flavors in its Mike Popcorn line. Earlier this year it was Indian butter chicken curry, while others have included seaweed wasabi, ponzu (citrus soy sauce) and salad. Its latest creation is maple butter (¥105), which has a subtle sweetness and tastes almost...
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / DESSERT WATCH
Oct 21, 2014
Cinnabon joins the popcorn bandwagon
While popcorn may be one of the hottest snack trends in Japan right now, it's still unexpected that Cinnabon, of all places, started selling its own gourmet version this month. The popcorn comes packaged in small (¥380) and medium (¥750) sizes and can be found at the chain's Roppongi branch (Roppongi...
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / DESSERT WATCH
Oct 7, 2014
The popcorn craze continues at Clap Your Hands
Continuing Japan's craze for popcorn (of all things!), Hiroshima-based popcorn maker Clap Your Hands has opened its first Tokyo branch in trendy shopping district Shimokitazawa, far from Omotesando, where people currently line up for hours at KuKuRuZa and Garrett. Prices range from ¥300 to ¥350...

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