Konpeito: Star-Shaped Sweets, Large, 5.4 Oz.

Konpeito: Star-Shaped Sweets, Large, 5.4 Oz.
Item# HGS-013_konpeito-sweets-5-4-oz
$5.95

Product Description

NOTICE: KONPEITO ARE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE TO SHIP FROM JAPAN TO THE U.S., BUT WE DO HAVE STOCK ON THIS PACKAGE.

Konpeito is a traditional Japanese sweet has been around for hundreds of years. It is a hard candy that looks like a star, exploding out in all directions. Konpeito are traditionally used as tea sweets when using a chabako (tea box). The sweets are kept in a ceramic furidashi, and are served instead of other tea sweets.

We carry two sizes of konpeito. This is the larger size, each measuring about 7/16-inch. The package contains 5.4 oz. of the sweets.

You may have seen these in the film “Spirited Away”, by Hayao Miyazaki; this is what Kamaji feeds to the little soot sprites, called Susuwatari.