Happy Pepero Day!

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Yay! I almost forgot that it’s Pepero Day today. One of my classmates brought Peppero in our class today and we each had a stick. LOL! Pepero Day is celebrated on November 11 – 11.11 – got it?

What is Pepero anyway? It’s a pretzel stick manufactured by Lotte. There are three variants available – milk chocolate (red packaging – chocolate coating), almonds (green packaging – chocolate and crushed almonds coating) and plain (white packaging – no coating). My favorite is almonds while my son likes the plain chocolate.

Pepero Day started in 1996 as a marketing strategy for the confectionery. On this day, people give and receive the delicious pretzel sticks. You can even find specially arranged “Pepero Day” gift packs.

3 thoughts on “Happy Pepero Day!

  • November 11, 2008 at 8:34 pm
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    kaya pala may gift packs outside of family mart kanina:-) fave ni leruof yan. gustong gusto pag pinapasalubungan ng daddy niya ng pepero.

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  • November 16, 2008 at 9:21 am
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    i love pepero!!!!

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