Lumonde | Popular baked confectionery in Japan, with reasonable price, Guided by Japanese webmaster !

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  • What is ‘Lumonde’ in Japan
  • History of ‘Lumonde’ in Japan
  • Some tips about ‘Lumonde’ in Japan
  • Brief comments by webmaster

This page is to help the people :

  • Who like Japan !
  • Who are interested in Japanese culture
  • Who want to enjoy Japanese snacks

In this page, I would like to explain about ‘Lumonde’ as long seller products with very high popularity in Japan.

You may get knowledge about ‘Lumonde’, as well as Japanese have, after reading of this article. Have fun !


SHINTA+ / Japanese blog writer, born and raised in Japan, visited more than 20 countries, introducing Japanese culture to the world, with both domestic & international experiences.

What is ‘Lumonde’

‘Lumonde’ is very popular baked confectionery in Japan. ‘Lumonde’ is made from dough of crapes. Nothing is wrapped, however, dough is coated with cocoa cream. The shape of ‘Lumonde’ is stocked. As the doughs are many-layered, ‘Lumonde’ is very crispy mouth feeling. ‘Lumonde’ is available at supermarkets, convenience stores, etc, all over Japan.

Basic knowledge of ‘Lumonde’

  • Very popular baked confectionery in Japan
  • Sticked shape, made from dough of crape
  • Very crispy mouth feeling
  • Available at supermarkets, convenience stores, etc

‘Lumonde’ is very popular in Japan, it’s nice taste !

History of ‘Lumonde’

The producer, bourbon started sales of ‘Lumonde’ in 1974. Bourbon succeeded to make mass production of confectionery with quality as well as the one for gift, with handmade. In 2016, Lumonde ice cream was released. Bourbon continues to release relevant products of ‘Lumonde’, different size, flavors, and keep high popularity more than 40 years.

History of ‘Lumonde’

  • 1974 Bourbon started sales of Lumonde
    • Succeeded to make mass production of confectionery
    • With quality as well as handmade products for gift
  • Maximum sales of Lumonde is 2 billion yen per month
  • Lumonde keep high popularity more than 40 years

‘Lumonde’ is long seller in Japan, more than 40 years in Japan !

More information about ‘Lumonde’

‘Lumonde’ get very high valuation from Japanese consumers. Because ‘Lumonde’ is very reasonable price. It’s generally around ¥120, per package in which 12 sticks are. And it’s very rich flavor. On the other hand, ‘Lumonde’ has only one weakness. All of consumers know that ‘Lumonde’ is very crumbly, easy to break to pieces. Consumers love ‘Lumonde’ including the weak point.

More information about ‘Lumonde’

  • High evaluation from Japanese consumers
    • Reasonable price, around ¥120 per package with 12 pieces
    • Rich and very good taste
  • One weakness is well known in Japan
    • Very crumbly
  • Despite weakness, Lumonde is supported by Japanese consumers

Please pay attention to bring ‘Lumonde’ in your bag. It will be broken easily.


In the end, I would like to summarize the points of this article as follows

What is ‘Lumonde’ in Japan

  • Popular sticked shape confectionery
  • Started sales in 1974, products of Bourbon
  • Very crumbly, need to pay attention in eating


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