Lotte's long-selling brand Choco Pie will release "Choco Pie [Selected Japanese Chestnuts]," which features a combination of cream and sauce made from Japanese chestnuts produced in Kumamoto Prefecture.
Choco Pie [Selected Japanese ChestnutsChoco Pie [Selected Japanese Chestnuts] is the third in the Choco Pie series, which "evokes the four seasons of Japan and adds color to the feelings of those who eat it. In addition to the Japanese chestnut cream, a new sandwich is added with a sweet Japanese chestnut sauce that tastes like marrons glaces. The taste of Japanese chestnuts can be enjoyed from the first bite. The cream and sauce are made from Japanese chestnuts grown in Kumamoto Prefecture. This is the first flavor using Japanese chestnut sauce in a Choco Pie.
The package is a chic brown color. It features images of products, maple leaves, and chestnuts. Based on the concept of "a chocolate pie that evokes the four seasons of Japan and adds color to the feelings of those who eat it," the individual packages are designed to evoke "a uniquely Japanese landscape or Japanese pattern.
Choco Pie (Selected Japanese Chestnuts) will go on sale nationwide on August 2, 2012, in packages of six, at an estimated price of around 388 yen (tax included).