At each FamilyMart store, the new sweet "Matcha Souffle (with Euglena)" using "Euglena from Ishigaki" produced by Euglena will be released on November 18 (excluding Okinawa Prefecture). The price is 280 yen.

New sweets with the hot ingredient "Euglena"!
New sweets with the hot ingredient "Euglena"!

"Matcha souffle (with euglena)" is a matcha souffle with a moist texture that is finished by combining stone milled Uji matcha. It seems that 200 mg of Euglena is used per meal.

In addition, FamilyMart also sells "Euglena-containing soymilk drink brown sugar flavor" (128 yen) and "Euglena & Nomu yogurt peach mix" (210 yen) as products containing euglena.

Euglena is a type of algae that has the characteristics of both plants and animals and is said to contain 59 types of nutrients such as vitamins and minerals in a well-balanced manner. Euglena succeeded in mass-culturing Euglena outdoors in 2005 as the world's first "edible" product.

* All listed prices include tax