Pink chocolate KitKats to debut in South Korea and Japan

East Asia’s favorite chocolate snack is about to get a makeover. Nestle has introduced it would debut a brand new pink chocolate KitKat in South Korea and Japan.

KitKats have proved very talked-about in east Asia, notably in Japan, the place the confectionery has turn out to be an unlikely memento of alternative for a lot of travellers resulting from its uncommon flavours and restricted version varieties.

The new millennial pink KitKats shall be created from ruby chocolate, a model new sort of chocolate developed from ‘ruby cocoa beans’. These botanical beans produce a naturally pink chocolate with a sweet-and-savoury, berry-like flavour. Unlike different types of pink chocolate, the color is purportedly a pure results of the beans’ qualities, somewhat than from using meals colouring or dye.

Nestle to launch pink KitKat in Japan and South Korea. Photo by: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images

Ruby chocolate was developed by chocolate model Barry Callebaut, who in a press release concerning the launch, known as it the “fourth type of chocolate – next to dark, milk and white.”

Nestle would be the first model to utilise ruby chocolate in a industrial confectionary. The company plans to debut the pink KitKat bars in Japan and South Korea on 19 January forward of Valentine’s Day.

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