Many More Ways to Candify Strawberry
It's almost become part of the season to post pictures of the many ways Japanese people use strawberry in food processing. And yes, it's all quite tasty. Believe me.
Two varieties of strawberry chocolate - Meiji will be a big supplier of specialty foods to the 2020 Olympiad in Tokyo.
The top box of candy is "Apollo", I guess because the shape is reminiscent of the Apollo re-entry capsule. Other packaging advertises (not shown) the 50th anniversary of this candy, which would put it at 1969 during the heyday of the US and Soviet space programs.
Strawberry milk candy. "Tsubu-tsubu" means it's pulpy. Not pulpy by my lights, instead it's quite sticky, which in my opinion would make "netcha netcha" the more appropriate term.