After we’ve begged and begged, five incredible Asian inspired flavours have just launched in Australia.

Butter, Sake, Uji Matcha, Strawberry & Maple, Hokkaido Melon…they sound like ingredients at a luxury restaurant, but KitKat have just imported these five new taste sensations from Japan as part of their ‘Created in Japan’ range. They won’t be available at your local servo though – exclusive to the KitKat Chocalatory shop in Melbourne, these products can be bought in-store or online for pickup only The Daily Mail reports.

Result Of A Growing Demand

As if the ever reliable KitKat could get any better, the new range responds to a growing demand for new and interesting flavours.

Head Chocolatier Connie Yuen said. “We know that Australia has a love affair with Asian cuisine, so we explored the extensive Japanese range and chose to import the five most iconic flavours.”

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Available for $8 per 69g bar, the company anticipates Butter to be the biggest success, closely followed by Sake which contains a small amount of the popular rice wine making it one for the adults!

Hard Decision To Make

Choosing just five flavours for the range provided a challenge.

“It was a hard decision to make – there are over 300 unique creations available in Japan – but we landed upon delicious combinations that we believe will excite Aussie chocolate lovers,” Connie said.

Available right up until Christmas, there is talk of new flavours being added to the range in the future.

“Keep your eyes peeled for what’s next because we are always innovating and will have lots more exciting flavour combinations launching soon,” she said.

As if we needed another excuse to buy chocolate at Christmas, or any time of the year for that matter! The humble KitKat has been an enduring household favourite though, so we’re sure this incredible range will be a total hit.

Which flavour of the ‘Created in Japan’ range would you choose? Tell us in the comments.


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  • Not too sure about these flavours. I do enjoy KiKat chocolate, but these may be a big too out there for me. I don’t live in Victoria anyway


  • some of these sound so damn good, but I wont be making it down to Melbourne to see them. So may have to get someone to get them for me…


  • I would love to see these flavors available outside Melbourne.


  • All the flavours sound amazing,can’t wait!


  • Would definitely like to see some more limited edition flavours in the supermarkets as well.


  • Kitkat is not the type of chocolate I eat.


  • I’ve tried the uji and melon flavours. Both okay but wouldn’t buy again


  • Sound interesting but I still thing the original is the best although I did like the dark, the caramel and the cookies and cream ones


  • Yumm the new flavours sound delicious and tasty hope they have them soon in all supermarkets


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