From the Meiji "Oligo Smart" series, the health-oriented chocolate "Oligo Smart Milk Chocolate SUPER" was released on February 16th. It's also perfect as a "nest-going snack" to eat on holidays or between work.
"OligoSmart" is a product series containing "fructooligosaccharide", an oligosaccharide that is not absorbed as a sugar. Based on the concept of "easily controlling sugar and eating deliciously", it was born as "a delicious, fun and healthy snack that you don't have to put up with even though it's sweet".
The "Oligo Smart Milk Chocolate SUPER" that will be released this time is the product with the highest content of "fructooligosaccharide" in the series. In addition, for the first time in history, all the sugar used in chocolate has been replaced with "fructooligosaccharide", making milk chocolate with a mellow taste.
One box contains 50g (1.76oz), and the estimated price is 270 yen (excluding tax). Available at supermarkets, drug stores, convenience stores, etc. nationwide.
● What is "fructooligosaccharide"? "Fructooligosaccharide" is an oligosaccharide that has been studied by the Meiji era since 1979. It is a sugar contained in vegetables such as burdock, onion, and tomato, and fruits such as banana and peach. Although it has a taste similar to sugar, it has half the calories of sugar. In addition, it is an indigestible oligosaccharide and has the characteristic that it is not absorbed as a sugar.