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The Japanese Kit Kat Bar ...

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    The Japanese Kit Kat Bar ...

    An amazing read for those of you who have wondered what the deal is with weirdly flavored Japanese Kit Kat bars...


    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/...kat-japan.html

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    The NYT is at least a year behind the bus


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    If you scroll down t the end of the article there is another one about sweets from around the world. Had no idea about chuba chups, assumed they were US and coffee crisps were unique.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BCD
    Had no idea about chuba chups, assumed they were US
    Dang I thought the same as well

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    For the lazy...

    In 1969, Enric Bernat, the Spanish businessman behind the lollipop brand, asked his friend Salvador Dal to create the well-known logo. Though it has had some tweaks since then, that daisy-shaped logo
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    Quote Originally Posted by BCD
    If you scroll down t the end of the article there is another one about sweets from around the world. Had no idea about chuba chups, assumed they were US and coffee crisps were unique.
    Chupa Chup is a Spanish name - means something like sucker in Spanish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by merchantms
    Chupa Chup is a Spanish name - means something like sucker in Spanish.
    The logo was designed by Salvador Dali. No joke.
    https://www.fastcompany.com/1669224/...hups-lollipops