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Japan’s new ‘Watery Taste’ potato chips

Yesterday, Japan’s snack food brand, Calbee, announced the release of the taste of Fukui Prefecture:
“Watery Taste(ha, ha)” potato chips.

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Fukui Prefecture’s dinosaur mascot, “Hiryuu” and Calbee officials show off their “Watery Taste*” potato chips

 
According to fukui.keizai.biz (in Japanese), Fukui prefectural Governor Nishikawa, “Watery Taste*” potato chips had, “the elegant taste by a combination of wet water potato and dry potato chips.”

NOTE (pun alert):
“Watery Taste potato chips” (水ようかん味 ポテトチップス) is direct (mis)translation of the term for the Japanese jellied dessert, mizu-yokan (水ようかん) shown below.

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By Ocdp投稿者自身による作品, CC0, Link

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In case you were wondering, Hiryuu/Happy Ryuu is one of the many dinosaur mascots of Fukui Prefecture, which is known for its many dinosaur digs and its Dinosaur Museum.

 

A couple of our past reports of dubious Japanese chips have included:
Corn soup flavored Corn Chips — only in Japan (news.3yen.com/2010-10-27)
Psychoactive potato chips (news.3yen.com/2009-09-05)

 


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5 thoughts on “Japan’s new ‘Watery Taste’ potato chips”

  1. @Okumura_Jun wrote:
    “…wet water potato and dry potato chips.”
    You should correct this too.

     
    Nah, the “truth” is too yucky:
    …potato chips flavored with wet-style red bean dessert jelly.icon_puke

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