What is ‘Kuupy Ramune’ ??
Is it popular in Japan ?
I wrote this article to clear your question about ‘Kuppy Ramune’ in Japan
I would like to explain about ‘Kuppy Ramune’ with mainly two parts.
- Basic Knowledge of Kuppy Ramune
- Deep Diving into Kuppy Ramune with answering questions
- Related products, etc
In first part, you can get basic information about Kuppy Ramune. And next, I would like to introduce more details, with style of answering questions. You can get information with cherry pick style, in stead of reading long article.
I hope you will have more interest in Kuppy Ramune, after reading this page.
What is Kuppy Ramune ?
Kuppy Ramune is very popular food in Japan. It’s kind of soft candy. Kuppy Ramune is generally for children. We can buy it in supermarkets or ‘Dagashiya’ shop (Dagashi means cheap candy, snacks). Cute Rabbit and squirrel are printed on package, which is a trademark of Kuppy Ramune in Japan.
Deep Diving into ‘Kuppy Ramune’
I would like to introduce more information about Kuppy Ramune in this paragraph, with Q & A style, so that you can access information easily. Please kindly open items what you want to know.
I hope you can clear your question in this part.
‘Kuppy’ has no meaning.
For easy pronunciation, ‘Guppy’ changed into ‘Kuppy’.
People call prototype products as ‘Guppy’s Ramune’ as tropical fish was printed on package. Thus, in release of ‘Kuppy Ramune’, it was once named as ‘Guppy Ramune’. However, to make pronounce more easy, the name was changed to ‘Kuppy Ramune’.
Reference : Kakudai webpage
Ramune has two meanings in Japanese
- Kind of Soda pop
- Soda pop flavored sweets
Kuppy Ramune is the latter.
It’s made with hardening sugar, starch and Citric acid.
Sauce : Author’s research with Japanese Dictionary
Ingredients of Kuppy Ramune are as follows :
- Potato starch
- Citric Acid
- Annatto extract
- Grape juice color
Reference : Package of Kuppy Ramune
It depends on size of the products.
The price of major products are as follows :
- Small package 4g : JPY 10
- Small package 10g : JPY 20
- Small package 30g : JPY 50
- Multi pack 4g x 10 : JPY 100
- Volume pack 4g x 32 : JPY 300
- Family pack 4g x 30 : JPY 300
- Bulk pack 1kg : JPY 1,500
Author’s research in Yokohama city and online shop in Japan
Kuppy Ramune is available at various places
- 100 yen Shop
- DAGASHI Shop (Penny candy store)
- Baby Goods Store
Sauce : Author’s research in Yokohama city
The producer, Kakudai started sales of Ramune candy in 1950. It was provided as consolation prize of lottery at dagashiya shop. In 1963, Ramune of Kakudai was named as Kuppy Ramune and started its sales.
Sauce : Kakudai webpage
Yes, the package design of Kuppy Ramune, with Rabbit and Squirrel is well known in Japan. So there are many of products.
- Picture Book
- Smartphone case
- Lip Balm
- T-Shirts, Socks
Sauce : Author’s research
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I hope you have more interest in Kuppy Ramune.
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