Japan is known for its creative takes on all your favourite snacks, especially when it comes to potato chips. If you’ve already got your hands on the new Calbee snacks with flavours for each of Japan’s 47 prefectures, you’ll want to look out for these new Pringles next.
Pringles’ latest and greatest flavour is the Kanto Dashi Shoyu Ramen Pringles, which tastes a lot like a piping hot bowl of ramen. This limited-edition release, priced at ¥200, is inspired by the Kanto region’s renowned shoyu (soy sauce) ramen, which is made with a seafood dashi broth. The design on the tube is also an ode to Kanto, featuring the silhouettes of Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo Tower and Asakusa’s Sensoji Temple.
Before you rush out to your local konbini, there’s a catch: these special Pringles are only available at dedicated Pringles vending machines across Japan. There are roughly 1,000 machines around the country – you’ll find them at selected shopping malls, theatres, theme parks and department stores. The vending machines shouldn’t be too hard to spot – they look just like giant Pringles tubes.
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