The Pocky Truck Will Be Handing Out Free Pocky All Over L.A.
Pocky is bringing its Share Happiness Tour—and complimentary Pocky—to Los Angeles this month.In celebration of the Japanese treat's 50th anniversary, Pocky will be roaming around the U.S. in a bright red truck handing out free boxes of Pocky. The truck is slated to be in Los Angeles April 20 through May 29.
Pocky is a product of Ezaki Glico Co, Ltd., which was founded in 1922 and sold caramels. Pocky wouldn't come around until 44 years later. The original Pocky consisted of the cookie stick, dipped in chocolate, and was named for the sound it makes when you eat it. Pocky now comes in a variety of flavors including Strawberry, Matcha Green Tea, Chocolate Banana and Cookies & Cream.
We inquired about finding this Pocky truck and because locations are planned the day before, we're told the best way to hunt the truck down is to follow @pocky on Twitter.
Here's a video of the Pocky truck on previous visits, complete with a catchy Pocky jingle.