Everyone’s favorite sweet Japanese snack is back with a brand new flavor, just in time to welcome 2017. The confectionary company Gilco just announced that Pocky, Almond Premio chocolates and crunchy chocolate Capilco cones are all getting the Champagne treatment. The new treats were developed in collaboration with pastry chef Hironobu Tsujiguchi, who is known for his award-winning confections.
The Champagne Pocky will not only be flavored with Champagne but also 1.4 times longer than the original snack. Each of the champagne-laced confections contain .1 percent alcohol, so snackers are encouraged to abstain from snacking while driving (Japan has a zero-percent alcohol policy for drivers). Instead, the crunchy, sparkling-infused snacks should be enjoyed at home, preferably accompanied by a glass of the real stuff or a Champagne Cocktail.