CALPIS Uncarbonated Lactic Acid Drink 3 x 300g – Made in Japan

29.80 USD

CALPIS Uncarbonated Lactic Acid Drink Made in Japan. Calpis is a Japanese uncarbonated soft drink, manufactured by Calpis, (Karupisu Kabushiki-gaisha). The beverage has a light, somewhat milky, and slightly acidic flavor, similar to plain or vanilla flavored yogurt or Yakult. Its ingredients include water, nonfat dry milk and lactic acid, and is produced by lactic acid fermentation. The drink is sold as a concentrate which is mixed with water or sometimes milk just before consumption. It is also used to flavor kakigōri (shaved ice) and as a mixer for cocktails and chūhai. It was first marketed on 7 July 1919. It quickly became popular in pre-war Japan, as its concentrated form meant it kept well without refrigeration. The polka dot packseniority used to be white dots against a blue background until the colours were inverted in 1953. It was originally themed on the Milky Way, which is in reference to the Japanese festival of Tanabata on 7 July, a traditional observation seen as the start of the summer.

Producer: CALPIS Japan
Country of Production: Japan
Amount: 3 x 300g drinks
Delivery: Directly from Tokyo, Japan

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Description

CALPIS Uncarbonated Lactic Acid Drink Made in Japan
CALPIS® is made from nonfat milk. The milk is fermented slowly by adding microorganisms including lactobacilli that are unique to our company. These have been nurtured by us for generations. Cultured milk produced in such manner is called “CALPIS® Cultured Milk.” The CALPIS® drink is made by adding sugar and other ingredients to this CALPIS® Cultured Milk. The white color of CALPIS® represents the color of milk, and its sweet and tangy flavor is produced by our own lactobacilli. The refreshing taste originates in nature and cannot be provided by other drinks. It has become a drink enjoyed by all ages, from small children up to the elderly. There are many unique foods and drinks available in Japan, but Calpis is the one that both young and old Japanese people adore the most, especially every summer. Calpis or Calpico is one of the first names that come to mind when you think of a cool Japanese soft drink. If you’ve ever visited Japan, you’ve probably seen Calpico bottles in the country’s iconic summer polka-dot (reversed blue or white dots) bottles packaging which represents the Milky Way at vending machines, convenience stores, supermarkets, and even in widely-viewed Japanese media. The milk-based soft drink Calpico has been very well-liked in Japan for a long time. In fact, Calpico was founded in 1919 and has a history spanning more than 100 years. Whether you call it “Calpis” or “Calpico,” there is no denying that this legendary Japanese beverage deserves to be known because it is simply too good to pass up. With that in mind, we have put together this guide to provide you with all the information you need about this fascinating Japanese beverage you’ll surely love.

Additional information

Weight1.5 kg

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