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Freedom Japanese Market sends unique Japanese candies and snacks sent straight to your front door! The following three box options are available: Puchi Pack ($12.99/month) which includes 5 to 8 Japanese snacks, the Original Subscription Pack ($24.99/month) which contains 12 to 16 full size and sample snacks or the Family Pack ($45.99/month) which includes double the amount of snacks the original pack contains. I received the “Original” for review.
Disclosure: This complimentary box was received for review purposes. All opinions are my own, and no compensation was received.
Freedom Japanese Market ships from Japan on a monthly basis. International shipping generally takes between 10 to 20 days.
As usual, this box was packed full!
The July 2017 Freedom Japanese Market included the following items:
~Sugar Rusk and GyuTan Umaibo: Sugar Rusk is a twice baked sugary bread flavored puffed corn while GyaTan is a Cow Tongue flavored. Yep, you read that right. For whatever reason I decided to sample these before I read the descriptions. Probably for the best as I never would have tried the GyaTan had I known what it was. Spoiler Alert – it wasn’t good. LOL! I don’t know what cow tongue tastes like, but the Umaibo was an interesting combination of salty and spicy. The Sugar Rusk was great though. Very tasty and I would certainly have that again!
~Ichigo Mugi: These are strawberry flavored chocolates. Quite tasty and the kind of snack you could eat an entire bag of without realizing.
~Onigiri Senbei: Soy sauce flavored rice crackers shaped like rice balls. They were more triangles than balls, but they were soy sauce flavored. Not bad, but not the best either.
~Lucky Cone: These don’t have much of a flavor other than salt, but I loved them.
~Cream Collon: Stop everything. These are amazing. They are light and flakey and have an incredible lemon flavor. I’d say they rank in the top 10 subscription box snacks ever.
~Suica no Tane Ramune: Watermelon flavored ramune candies that look like seeds. They didn’t look like watermelon seeds to me, but I liked the flavor!
~Uracara Corn: These have popped up in a few Freedom Japanese boxes in different flavors, and I love trying them. These particular ones are garlic flavored, and I couldn’t get enough. These are another snack I would love to see sold in the US.
~Cocoa Bolo: I found Cocoa Boloto be similar to Cocoa Puffs, with a tad less flavor. Still yummy though!
~Umi no Ikimono Gummy: We have the worst luck with making gummy snacks. I think our water ratio is off? They are always fun to attempt though.
~Ostumami Time: Another soy sauce flavored snack! The shape makes them look almost like walnuts, but they are a crunchy rice snack.
~Soda Gum: This is a long stick of soda flavored gum! I don’t even like gum, but I liked this!