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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Snacktion: Higo Daiko

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Name: Higo Daiko

Brand: Noda

Origin: Japan

Found at: Nippon-ya (1737 Post, in Japan Center)

Cost: $2.10

Ingredients: Can anyone read kanji?

Calories per serving: Not listed

The word: Peanuts coated in dried sugar syrup, salt, and chili powder.

Tasting notes: The combination of spicy, salty, and sweet flavors hits all the cravings. It's also more filling than it might appear, a quick energy-producing snack.

Buy it again? Yes

Extra credit: Nippon-ya carries a lot of interesting Snacktion imported from Japan, including items exclusive to the store.

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