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November 3, 2022

Pocky named “Best Sweet Snack” in the first Cosmopolitan Snack Awards in the US

Irvine, California (April 16, 2021) – Cosmopolitan, the globally well-known magazine, released their first-ever “Cosmo Snack Awards” in April 2021 to honor a variety of snacks for their contribution to consumers. Pocky Strawberry was awarded “Best Sweet Snack” in the General Excellence category. 

According to Starr Bowenbank, Assistant News Editor for Cosmopolitan US, “This might be the most delicate food ever, but its intense strawberry flavor makes it one hundred percent worth dealing with. It’s also cute, and honestly, cute snacks > snacks.” Pocky has become one of the top Asian confectionary brands in the United States and achieved strong sales growths in the last several years thanks to distribution expansion nationwide among mainstream American retailers. Pocky has made big strides in increasing brand awareness by 116% and penetration by 62% in the last four years and continues to gain acceptance and popularity among more American consumers.


About The Cosmo Snack Award

Cosmopolitan selected a total of 50 snack categories for the awards and considered all types of snacks, including but not limited to—traditional snacks (chips, cookies, candies, ice cream etc.), health food snacks, pet snacks and more. The Cosmo editors tested several snacks per category and then determined the final winners. 

The full article regarding the awards was released in the 2021 April print issue as well as on the official website.

Video Credit by Cosmopolitan

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