Japanese Sweets: Puccho Soda.

On my blog post, click here, I have mentioned that every Wednesday I teach outside school and that I have to travel by bullet train for 30 minutes and 40 minutes by bus which I really find stressful, because I don’t like traveling. So every time I go there, I always make sure I have candies or something to chew while traveling, I usually buy mentos or any chewing gum, but last Wednesday I grabbed this Puccho Soda and I thought it was a chewing gum. I was surprised because it tastes really good and it slowly melts in my mouth. It tastes soda, of course, and you can really feel that fizz effect you get when you drink soda. I love the fizzling sensation every time I bite and it also has this small gummies inside that added flavor to it.

I asked my Japanese friends and they said it’s really popular here and they all love it.

If you’re familiar with Starbust, it looks a lot like this. The only thing I hate about it is that it is so good that I can finish the whole pack in one sitting, I love binge eating puccho! I highly recommend that you try this when you visit Japan.

Puccho (ぷっちょ Puccho) is a chewy Japanese confectionery made and sold by UHA Mikakutō Co. Ltd. (味覚糖株式会社UHA Mikakutō Kabushiki Gaisha, UHA – Unique Human Adventure). There are two types of Pucchos: stick type (Puru Puccho, Shuwa Puccho, and Suppa Puccho) and puccho gumi. Both types come in many different flavors. There are also ten flavors that are unique to certain regions in Japan, which is common among Japanese candy.

There are many flavors of puccho, including: cola, grape, orange, lemon, yoghurt, blue cream soda, blueberry, cherry, peach, mango, melon soda, and pineapple.

The gummi puccho squares are a unique consistency similar to a combination of gummy bears and taffy. They often contain gummy “balls” of flavor that are more chewy than the rest of the square. In addition to these balls, there are also “fizz” balls that mimic the carbonation of their soda derivatives.

Ingredients Millet jelly, sugar, soy bean oil, high fructose corn syrup, citric acid, milk protein, xylitol, cellulose, gum arabic, sodium bicarbonate, flavor, calcium


Bored Sensei.


32 thoughts on “Japanese Sweets: Puccho Soda.

      1. Hahahha anyway 3 am nadito ahhaha kanina pa sana ako mag sleep kaso nakita ko yung post mo pag visit ko wp kaya nakitambay saglit.. 3am here morning 😊😊


      1. My Japanese level isn’t as good as it should be! I’m about N2 level but I thought I’d pass N1 by now >< You'll probably pick it up quickly because of all the different places you're working at!

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      2. Whoa, you’re N2 and that’s not even good for you? We’re not allowed to talk Japanese at work and during my first year I’ve spent it doing useless stuff at home and didn’t have chance to study. I admire you 🙂

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      3. We’re not allowed to use Japanese at my job either (if we’re a foreign teacher) so I’ve gotten into a habit of really listening to the students and staff talk. That’s why my listening is way better than my ability to speak.

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      4. ohh I think we’re the same, like I think I can understand the topic of the conversation but I can’t speak 😀 you have to write more of your life so I have references lol

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