Want/Do Not Want

January 26th, 2008at 08:46pm Posted by Eli

chocolate-larva.jpg

Oh dear:

A unique chocolate made to look like a beetle larva has captured the fancy of candy aficionados in Japan. Produced by the Komatsuya confectionery and bakery based in Akita prefecture, the bite-sized Larva Chocolates (Youchu Choco) have a grub-shaped body made from milk chocolate and corn flakes, a layer of skin made from white chocolate, legs made from tiny strips of dried squid, and a dainty mouth made from orange peel. Komatsuya, which is struggling to keep up with demand, hand-produces about 400 per day and sells them online (shipping in Japan only) for 210 yen ($2) each.

Part of me thinks this is just appalling, and part of me thinks that I must have one.

Entry Filed under: Coolness,Weirdness


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