January Box: From A 386 Year Old Snack Shop

This month’s Snakku box features a 386 year old snack shop. Explore the snacks from this historic store in southern Japan.

  • Over 20 snacks. That's nearly 1.5 pounds of snacks!
  • Variety of snacks from a historic store near Nagasaki
  • Lots of different flavors: vanilla, chocolate, coffee, matcha, stawberry, etc.
  • Seasonal Hokkaido Pretz corn
  • Vibrant card describing the snacks and the story of the snack shop
  • Free traditional Japanese furoshiki wrapping cloth guide

Taste the Snacks from Old Japan

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Chidoriya 千鳥屋 is a boutique snack company in the southern island of Kyushu. The store was established in 1630 near the port-city of Nagasaki, which was the only place in Japan where western goods were available. Historically Japan didn’t have sugar, and it was only available in Nagasaki. Chidoriya was one of the first snack stores in Japan to utilize sugar in its snacks.

To this day, they continue to stick true to its roots and hand make all the snacks, using only traditional methods and high quality ingredients.

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The original Chidoriya store

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Current Chidoriya store

Tirolian (チロリアン)

tirollian japanese snacks

These renowned Tirolian roll cookies have been made using the same recipes and methods since the store opened in 1630. Using only the finest locally sourced ingredients from the island of Kyushu, they’ve continued to make these delicious treats for nearly 400 years. The inner cream filling comes in multiple flavors: chocolate (green wrapping), vanilla, strawberry, and coffee (brown wrapping).

Tirolian Hat (チロリアンハット)

Tirollian Hat Japanese snack

The second most popular snack by Chidoriya. These wafer sandwiches are also handmade and are the perfect light snack for when you’re slightly hungry. They come in 3 flavors: lemon, strawberry, and coffee.

Hanachidori (花千鳥)

hanachidori snacks from Japan

These moist manju cakes are made with top-grade finely milled bean paste. They come in two flavors: mellow white bean paste and the rich yellow bean paste mixed with egg yolks.

Tirolian Chococrunch (チロリアンチョコクランチ)

Choco Crunch Japanese snacks

These mini-waffle crunch cookies are made with locally produced milk and butter, and baked for hours at a low temperature. They’re then dipped in rich milk-chocolate and baked again to give it a crispy texture.


What Our Customers Say

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"I'm very impressed with the quality and professionalism of Snakku. It's not your typical Japanese snack box as it has such a classy feel to it."
"I was surprised by how many snacks there were—other subscription boxes I've gotten had only half as much. This snack experience is unique, authentic, and most importantly, delicious. Highly recommended."
"There are a lot of Japanese snack subscriptions out there, but nothing comes close to Snakku. You can tell each item is carefully chosen, and the box is packaged with care. I don't think I'll ever stop getting Snakku. It's just too special."

What's In the Box?

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Over 20 snacks from a 386 year old snack shop which have been passed down through the generations.
All of the snacks from this store are still made by hand using the original recipes.
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Plus the popular snacks below:
Pretz Corn: These pretzel sticks are super popular. This is the season Hokkaido winter corn flavor.
Happy Turn: It's hard to describe these rice crackers but they are our personal favorites! They're both sweet and salty.
Yaki Imo: Stone-baked Japanese sweet potatoes are very popular during the colder months. These mini cakes are made with real stone-baked sweet potatoes.
Kuromame Senbei: These rice crackers have black beans baked right into them, giving them an earthy flavor.
Lemon Yogurt Candy: A refreshing dual layered candy. Lemon on top, yogurt on the bottom.
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