Sakura fever hits Korean convenience stores!
Not only are the streets of South Korea painted sakura pink, the cherry blossom fever has even hit convenience stores! If you can’t get enough of these beautiful millennial pink blooms, simply head to the nearest convenience store and get your hands on these items that can even double up as souvenirs. Not only are these extremely gorgeous to look at, they’re really affordable as well!
P.S. Check out Klook’s Great Spring Sale for great deals for your holiday! Read till the end to find out how you can save up to $50 off.
1. Cherry Blossom Sparkling Soda
Sip on Cherry Blossom and strawberry flavored sparkling soda from You and Us! This pretty pink canned drink comes infused with a sweet cherry blossom flavour and is available at all GS25 stores nationwide.
Oh how we wish this was a permanent flavour!
#Klooktip: Mix your soda with a shot of soju and you’ll get a pretty sweet Cherry Blossom Soju cocktail!
2. Binggrae Cherry Blossom Milk
Move over banana milk, there’s a new favourite in town! Binggrae – the company behind the all time favourite banana milk is back with a pink twist. The cherry blossom flavoured milk is guaranteed to sweeten up your day!
3. Cherry Blossom Popcorn
This cherry blossom flavoured popcorn comes with a slight hint of cherry blossom flavour and is even colored in a beautiful pastel pink shade, resembling an actual cherry blossom flower! These can be found at all GS25 stores.
P.S. This might be too pretty to eat.
Price: KRW 1200
4. Cherry Blossom Pepero
If there’s only one thing on this list you need to try, it’s definitely the Cherry Blossom Pepero Sticks! For the uninitiated, Pepero is an iconic Korean snack, so popular that there’s even a day dedicated to it on November 11! These are double dipped for double the cherry blossom white chocolate flavour.
5. Cherry Blossom Honey Butter Chips
Fans of sweet potato chips will love the new Cherry Blossom Honey Butter Chips! These come with a light floral fragrance which you’ll get a whiff of the moment you open the bag. You might even taste a slight tangy flavour that helps balance out the sweetness of the honey butter!
Price: KRW 1500
6. Cherry Blossom Roll
Take this Cherry Blossom Roll along on your picnics in the parks under the sakura trees for a great midday snack. Tear into the swirls and munch on the sweet floral taste of the sakura. This is complemented with a light layer of fresh cream that will leave you wanting more.
7. Cherry Blossom Pocky
Everyone knows Pocky, Pepero’s thinner counterpart. Pocky is known to have seasonal and exotic flavours like Thai Larb, Coconut and even Cheesecake. It’s no surprise that during Sakura, you’ll find these Cherry Blossom flavored pocky. The beautiful packaging makes it a great souvenir to take home!
8. Cherry Blossom Coke
While not exactly Cherry Blossom flavored, your regular Coca Cola bottle has undergone a facelift! With a beautiful Cherry Blossom exterior and the same great taste we all know and love inside, it’s an extra reason for you to purchase a bottle to quench your thirst after your sakura hunt.
9. Lotte Cherry Blossom Gelato
One of the best things about Spring and cool weather is that your ice-cream never melts! Sink your teeth into some Cherry Blossom Gelato This sakura flavored ice-cream is only sold in Spring so be sure to try some before it’s gone!
10. Cherry Blossom and Apple Minute Maid
If you’re looking for a refreshing drink to grab on-the-go, why not try some Cherry Blossom and Apple flavoured Minute Maid! This juice is perfect to take with you on your Cherry Blossom pilgrimage around South Korea.
11. Cherry Blossom Pretzels
If you’re feeling peckish, some Cherry Blossom covered pretzels are the perfect solution. These crunchy chocolate biscuits are covered with cherry blossom flavored dip, giving a light floral fragrance to the chocolate biscuit.
12. Cherry Blossom covered almonds
Another snack to take along on your Cherry Blossom hunt are these Cherry Blossom covered almonds. Not only are these pretty in pink, they make a great small snack that will keep you crunching away!
13. Cherry Blossom chips
Cherry Blossom is such a popular flavouring in Spring that of course, you can’t leave out the master of all snacks – potato chips! These cherry blossom flavoured potato chips are highly addictive and you definitely won’t be stopping at one.
Other Cherry Blossom essentials
Now that you’ve got your snacks sorted out, check out our Cherry Blossom forecast map and some of the best viewing spots for your cherry blossom picnic! Don’t forget to make use of our Great Sakura Sale to enjoy $50 off your essentials like the 4G SIM Card and Discover Seoul Pass!
Not travelling to Seoul soon? Don’t worry! You can still grab these goodies with Airfrov! Airfrov is a platform where you can post your requests and travellers to that country pick these up for you and mail it straight to your doorstep.