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Calbee Wan Chai mixes potato chips and chocolate

Calbee Wan Chai has opened, bringing to Hong Kong a new concept matching freshly cooked potato chips with chocolate, ice cream and more…
The Japanese snack cafe has set up shop on the ever-growing Lee Tung Avenue. At its Okashi Galleria x Calbee Plus, wave-cut and flat-cut potato chips are fried in front of customers in three flavours. They can then be served with a selection of sauces, including cheese and chocolate.
Adventurous customers can also add soft ice cream.
Calbee has its roots in the Matsuo Food Processing Co, which launched in Hiroshima in 1949. It became Calbee Foods and Confectionery in 1955, and exhibited at the International Snack Fair in New York in 1967, establishing Calbee America three years later.
When the organisation moved its head office to Tokyo in 1973, it changed its name to Calbee Foods. It built four potato storehouses in Hokkaido and in 1975 launched its first potato chips.
Calbee now has a presence in China, Indonesia, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, the UK, Spain and the US.

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