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Japanese KitKats Ditch Plastic For Paper Packaging That Can Be Used For Origami

Expect to see these in Japan at the end of September.
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Whenever someone goes to Japan for vacation, more often than not, there's always KitKat to take home. These chocolate-coated wafers are are never a bad idea, and the ones from Japan are extra special. They have more variety when it comes to flavors, and the packaging is also more beautiful.

Now, there's a third reason to love Japanese KitKats because at the end of September, they'll be swapping their plastic wrappers for paper ones. Nestle Japan made the announcement on their website.

This move is in line with Nestle's "ambition to make 100 percent of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025." The new paper wrapper will make its debut via KitKat's larger products:

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KitKat Mini Original

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KitKat Mini Otona no Amasa

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KitKat Mini Otona no Amasa Matcha

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KitKat Mini Otona no Amasa Strong Matcha

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Here is the KitKat Original pack with paper wrapper, which can be found in convenience stores.

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People are encouraged to write on these wrappers and use them for origami to give to loved ones.

Source: Nestle Japan, Japan Today

This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph.

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* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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