Pucchin Pudding (プッチンプリン) is one of the most popular puddings sold in Japan. If you ever go to the supermarket or mini marts, you are bound to see it! Sold since 1972, this pudding has received a Guinness World Record for the pudding with the highest sales in the year 2013.
Can you guess what is the right way of eating this pudding? Most people will dig in straight away with a spoon while some might flip the pudding over into a bowl or plate. If you buy this one, notice this small stick at the bottom of the container!
This plastic pudding container is quite hard right? See the animated image below to find out the function of the little stick!
It turns out that the little stick serves to remove the pudding from the container in one go without sacrificing its shape. You only need to break the stick and voila, the pudding will fall automatically onto your plate! Practical and hygienic, many Japanese products have such innovative and practical elements. If you go to Japan, don’t forget to look for this pudding and try removing the pudding from the container using the little stick!