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2019/08/23

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Yoku Moku Offers a Special Package Cookie Assortment for Full Moon

Tsukimi or Chushu no Meigetsu (full moon festival) of this year is September 13th. Chushu no Meigetsu is the moon visible on August 15 of the lunar calendar. And the custom of celebrating the Chushu no Meigetsu moon came from China during the Heian period. 
Prior of the day of Moon Festival, a confectionary brand Yoku Moku has launched a limited edition of "Cookie Assortment" at some stores in Japan. This is an assortment of rabbit package that a rabbit jump into the beautiful full moon in Chushu, which includes "Double Chocolate-au-lait" and "Double Chocolate Blanc" as well as its signature cookie "Sigar". The so-called "Tsukimi-can", with the brand color’s cool Yoku Moku Blue, is very popular not only for domestic gifts but also for tourists from around the world. The price is 1620 yen (tax included).Also, in the branches of the Greater China region such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau, "Sigar" with limited red tin container that is a festive color in the region are sold as well as "Cookie Assortment".

Those cookies sold in Greater China regions contain a translucent message sheet that looks like a full moon.

If you are planning to go to the Greater China region, you can purchase a red package “Sigar” as a great souvenir to Japan.