Akachan no Hoppe is Baby Cheeks in Japanese, it is a brand hailing from Itoigawa, Niigata prefecture of Japan that specializes in making traditional Japanese pastries with a modern twist.
Recently it opened it's first outlet in Malaysia in Mid Valley Megamall on the 6th of July and it definitely have won fans with their signature product which is mo. cheeks, snow white mochi that is as soft as baby cheeks.
Located on the 3rd floor at the Centre Court. It's not hard to miss with an adorable sign like that.
Ms Seiko Sekine, JETRO Deputy Managing Director introduced the audience to Akachan before launching the store.
The founder of Akachan no Hoppe, Yamakawa Takehisa (4th from the left) and the rest of the VIPs took a picture with the yukata/ kimono clad shop assistants.
Look at those cute, snowy mochi! Don't you just want to take a bite?
Plus, got some eyecandies for the boys too.
So what flavours do they have? Think, Red
Bean, Green Tea, Black Sesame, Edamame, Japanese Plum, Double Chocolate,
Strawberry Love, Melty Caramel, Tropical Pineapple and Jungle Banana!!! I had the Strawberry Love and Double Chocolate flavour before and it is YUMMY! The mochi skin is not too thick and it had just the right amount of filling and chewiness! You can buy these yummy mo.cheeks as gifts too!
It's only RM3.80 each and they have an opening promotion now, buy 10 mo.cheeks and get 1 mo.cheeks for free!
So what are you waiting for? Get your mochi fix now at 3rd Floor, Centre Court, Mid Valley Megamall.
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