Fujiya Milky: Best Japanese Condensed Milk Candy
Well-known for its mascot character “Peko-Chan”, “Fujiya (不二家)” is a long-established, leading Japanese food company founded in 1910.
And originally, Pekochan was created as a fictional young girl character for the product “Fujiya Milky” released in 1951.
Fujiya Milky Candy
The product, Fujiya Milky consists of sweetened condensed milk candies with a hard, chewy texture, individually wrapped in colorful lovely paper wrappers.
By pulling both sides of the paper wrapper simultaneously, you can easily take out the white milk candy from the paper.
It is said that the Milky candy was developed so that mothers can give sweets to their children without worries.
Specifically, based on the official website of Fujiya, the Fujiya Milky candy has features as follows.
- Fresh cream produced in Hokkaido is used in the milk candy to enrich the taste
- The milk candy is free from artificial flavoring and colors
- Mt.Fuji’s natural water is used in the production process
- The milk candy is made with carefully selected starch syrup, which makes the aftertaste refreshing
Fujiya Milky is literally so milky but not overly sweet. Right after you put it in the mouth, you will feel the candy quite hard. But gradually the candy ball gets softer and melts away.
Lastly, let’s see the ingredient list on the back of the package. It says that the Fujiya Milky candy consists of starch syrup, sweetened condensed milk, sugar (Johakuto), fresh cream, vegetable oil, milk, salt, and emulsifier.
The condensed milk candy, Fujiya Milky is admittedly one of the best and most beloved milk candies in Japan. Since it is a reliable safe product, it can be recommended as a sweet treat for children.