Meiji Meltykiss: Japan’s Favorite Winter Chocolate

The seasonally limited chocolate representing Japan’s winter, Meiji Meltykiss, is now on sale.

When I shopped at a supermarket the other day, I found it lined up and chose and bought this Matcha green tea flavor.

Meiji Meltykiss

Meiji Meltykiss First Flush Matcha Green Tea Chocolate

Introduced in 1992, Meltykiss is Japan’s favorite winter-limited chocolate brand from Meiji.

One primary reason the treat is sold only during the wintertime is that it is difficult not to melt the snow-like candy in the summer heat of Japan.


Meiji Meltykiss Chocolate Box

According to the official site of Meiji, their Meltykiss chocolate comes in 6 flavors this winter,

Premium Chocolat, Fruity Thick Strawberry, First Flush Matcha Green Tea, Koku-Uma Caramel Butter, Melt-In-The-Mouth Rum & Raisin, and Melt-In-The-Mouth Brandy & Orange.


Now, let’s see the contents of the Meltykiss First Flush Matcha Green Tea I picked up this time.

The music box-like fascinating dark green box associated with Matcha contains 14 pieces of individually wrapped chocolate.


Meiji Meltykiss Matcha Green Tea Chocolate

And here is the Matcha green tea chocolate. It is a cube with a two-layer structure, whose exterior is milk chocolate, while the interior is mild green tea flavor chocolate.

Overall, the sweet is very smooth, like Nama Chocolate, and deliciously melts in your mouth.

Price/Where to Buy

As previously mentioned, Meiji Meltykiss has been a favorite winter treat in Japan since 1992 and is available in many supermarkets during the wintertime.

The suggested retail price is 267 yen.

Ingredients/Nutrition Facts

Meiji Meltykiss First Flush Matcha Green Tea Flavor Chocolate Ingredients and Nutrition Facts

Sugar, Vegetable oil/fat, Cocoa butter, Whole milk powder, Cacao mass, Creaming powder, Matcha green tea powder, Milk sugar, Cocoa powder, Emulsifier, Flavoring, Antioxidant (Vitamin C, Vitamin E) Colors (Gardenia, Flavonoid), (Partially including dairy products and soybeans)

Nutritional Values

Nutritional Values per Piece (4.1 Grams)
Calories 26 kcal
Protein 0.3 g
Fat 2.0 g
Carbohydrates 1.8 g
Salt equivalents 0.005 g

(Reference Page: Wikipedia Meltykiss )


Hi, I'm Tomo, a Japanese blogger living in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. For the purpose of enriching your life, I would like to introduce things about Japan on this blog, especially unique Japanese products, cooking recipes, cultures, and facts and trivia.

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