White Choco was the first-ever white chocolate to be released in Japan when it debuted in 1968 (best-before date: 120 days).
The company uses proprietary method to seamlessly blend high quality cocoa powder with a hearty helping of Hokkaido milk into a smooth, melt-in-your-mouth blend of white chocolate.
Obihiro is known as an excellent chocolate-making location because of its dry climate as well as its clean water and air.
This product comes in bite-sized portions that look like untreated wood ties. It is also available in green tea white chocolate and mocha white chocolate flavors.
Most of its stores are located on the outskirts of Sapporo, but its products can be purchased across all of Hokkaido
Obihiro area (16 stores), Sapporo and Central Hokkaido (39 stores), Kushiro area (5 stores), Hakodate area (4 stores), Asahikawa and Furano area (3 stores)
Obihiro City (headquarters) and Nakasatsunai Village
Rokkatei Confectionery Co., Ltd. is sweets maker with its main factory located in Obihiro, Hokkaido (established in 1933).
It makes and sells Japanese and Western sweets and its mainstay product called Marusei Butter Sandwich is a popular and famous confection from Hokkaido.
Its products are unique in that it projects the history of Tokachi as well as its climate and the hardships faced by its people. These include Hitotsunabe, which tells of the pioneer days, and Daiheigen, which evokes the site of the Tokachi plain. The company was also the first in Japan to use white chocolate, as part of a motif for Hokkaido snow.
The company is also famous for its wrapping paper designed after a picture of ornamental plants by Chokko Sakamoto.
Some of its stores have an attached cafe where you can eat sweets you just bought with a light snack or drink.