A flavorless candy appeared briefly in Japanese convenience stores and may never be sold again. We consider this news.
It had no taste by design. Even its name, Flavorless (?) Candy — yes, with a question mark — suggested more of an absence than a presence. But people in Japan are still talking about it, and in some cases missing it. That has given the product a sort of mystical allure.
The candy was manufactured by Kanro, one of Japan’s major candy companies, and test marketed in some…
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