Meiji Yoguretto – Long-seller Japanese yogurt candy tablets

When it comes to classic Japanese candies, Ramune (ラムネ) is one of the most famous.It is the simple sugar candy made from glucose, citric acid, and Katakuriko (片栗粉), or Japanese potato starch.There are various kinds of Ramune candies available at supermarkets in Japan.For example, Morinaga Ramune Soda Candy ( is the most beloved Ramune candy in Japan, and Kabaya Ju-C about which I wrote the other day.Japanese Ramune candies are characterized by the slight fizz and excellent melting feeling in the mouth, and they usually come in tablet form.Actually, today I picked up a Japanese sugar candy like Ramune at a supermarket near my house.

Meiji Yoguretto – Long-seller Japanese yogurt candy tablets

It is Meiji Yoguretto ( that I purchased this time to introduce.Meiji Yoguretto is a long-selling Japanese sugar candy with a tablet shape, which was released in 1979 by Meiji.

This product contains 18 tablets of yogurt candies with a texture like Ramune, but the ingredient is somewhat different from that of Ramune candies.

The ingredients of Meiji Yoguretto yogurt candy tablets

According to the ingredient list on the back of the bag, this Japanese yogurt candy is made mainly from sugar, concentrated yogurt, powdered yogurt, and gelatin.

In addition, this tablet also contains lots of bone calcium and Bifidus, so this candy is known as a nutrition function food in Japan that can effectively replenish nutrients.

This Japanese yogurt candy is not sour at all, but has a mild yogurt flavor and moderate sweetness that you won’t get tired of.If you crunch this tablet, it melts in the mouth with a slightly fizzy sensation.

Conclusion : Meiji Yoguretto 

My mother used to buy this yogurt candy tablet, as well as Meiji High Lemon, for me when I was a kid, so it has a nostalgic taste to me.Even now, I love the taste and texture of Meiji Yoguretto.This Japanese yogurt candy is not only delicious, but also contains plenty of bone calcium.Because of that, it can be a nice sweet treat for children.


I'm Japanese living in Niigata Prefecture,Japan.I want to introduce things about Japan,especially unique Japanese products,sightseeing places,my daily life and Japanese culture.

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