So, is Mikado Pocky?
Mikado is the name given to Pocky that is manufactured and sold in Europe, and the official Glico website states: “Pocky is available under the “Mikado” brand* and loved throughout Europe”
Mikado can be found in most Supermarkets and shop in the UK and throughout Europe, and it features the basic Pocky biscuit stick and is topped with chocolate. So far, so Pocky.
There are a few subtle differences, the chocolate blend used in Mikado leans more towards the milk chocolate end of the taste spectrum, which might appeal to Western palates more than the slightly darker blend used in original Pocky.
Mikado are ultra-thin, crunchy biscuit sticks dipped in delicious chocolate with one end left bare so that you don’t get sticky fingers. To create this delicious snack we were inspired by the game of Mikado, also known as ‘pick up sticks’, where a bunch of sticks are dropped into a pile and each player removes them one by one without disturbing any others.
Mikado Milk Chocolate biscuits first hit UK shops in 2009 giving biscuit loving Brits perfect nibblesome treats stored in easily transportable snack packs which fit snugly into any handbag or pocket.
Delicious ultra thin crunchy biscuit sticks dipped in smooth chocolate.
- The perfect light snack with only 11 calories per stick
- Flip-top pack makes it perfect for a variety of occasions- snacking at home, at work or on the go
- Suitable for vegetarians