After Europe, some of the best chocolate is made in Japan, following the manufacturing traditions and practices of top chocolate makers in France, Switzerland and Belgium.
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STRONG ONLINE PRESENCE
One of the top selling brands is from a company called Vanilla Beans that has consistently been a strong seller.
They have a factory and store in Yokohama, but Japanese from all over the country buy their products online since online shopping is just so convenient in Japan.
THE ULTIMATE PARIS TROIS
The biggest hit these days is a cookie-and-chocolate product called Paris Trois.
The Japanese love this because it's basically three layers of chocolate in one. Talk about absolutely luscious.
And today, I threw the diet concerns to the wind and finished a whole box of Paris Trois with afternoon tea, on just another sunny winter day in my never-ending, and never-endingly eventful Travelife.