1966. The year that changed the world of snacking forever. The year...that Pocky was born. Other chocolate-covered biscuit sticks don't stand a chance against Pocky.
'Pocky' on Serious Eats
Pocky Milk Chocolate Salty featuring a salt-speckled milk chocolate coating. It does what it says on the tin: It tastes slightly salty. Eating it side-by-side with regular Pocky, there's no question that Salty tastes better.
Like monster movies, martial arts, and cartoon pornography, the Japanese are the only ones in the world who have managed to refine and re-imagine snack foods in a way that can only be described as art. Whether they're wacky, cute, insane, or just plain delicious, we've got a major thing for Japanese snacks at SEHQ. Over the next few weeks, we'll be eating our way through our giant Japanese snack box. First up: Pocky.