Green tea KitKats are coming to the UK, and finally

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It has been a great few weeks for sweet treat-loving foodies. The Hotel Chocolat Easter sandwiches have hit the shelves and Kinder Bueno ice creams are now available at your local supermarket. Plus, let’s not forget about the Creme Egg ice creams.

But if you prefer your chocolate a little less traditional and a little more matcha, you’ll be pleased to know that the Green Tea KitKat is finally coming to the UK.

It launched in Japan over fifteen years ago, and now Nestlé has confirmed that we’ll be able to get our hands on them very soon. They’ve decided to make the chocolate available in Europe after years of demands from customers, and we cannot wait.

The bar resembles the original milk chocolate version, but there’s one obvious difference – it’s bright green. The colour, and its ‘sweet and fragrant flavour’, is all down to the main ingredient – matcha green tea powder – mixed with cocoa butter and white chocolate.

According to Bloomberg, they’ll be made in Nestlé’s Hamburg factory before being made available in eighteen European countries, including the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. And if they prove popular, they’ll be here to stay.

Last year, the Ruby Chocolate KitKats were such a hit that they’ll soon be sold nationwide.

Alexander von Maillot, global head of confectionery at Nestlé, said: ‘The launches of KitKat Ruby and KitKat green tea matcha are further proof of our commitment to our leading international confectionery brand.

‘We have introduced other innovative flavours and premium products to KitKat, KitKat Chunky and KitKat Senses in recent years and there is more to come.’

Excited? Same.

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