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Pepero Day (빼빼로 일)

Pepero, yet another product from the all encompassing Korean conglomerati known as Lotte, apparently has it’s own day. November 11th, Armistice Day in other parts of the world, is Pepero Day in South Korea — the tastiest and most ridiculous holiday of them all.  South Koreans buy and give away hoards of the chocolate dipped cookie sticks to their friends and family as a celebration of love and friendship herunterladen. According to a 2006 Wall Street Journal report on the holiday, 66% of Lotte’s annual Pepero sales occur in the two months prior to November 11th herunterladen flash player. Lotte of course denies having anything to do with the holiday’s creation, inferring that Pepero day is the result of natural forces within the free market system i.e herunterladen. a shop owner in Busan noticed some school children bought all of his Pepero, so he decided it was a good idea to order more. The rest is history, I guess herunterladen. Now Lotte makes special packaging, key chains, pens and other shwag readily available to promote the event.

If the company had nothing to do with the creation of this ‘holiday’, why is it named after their particular brand songtexteen? I was given a few bootleg Peperos today, so competition is definitely out there. Maybe Koreans see Pepero as a brand parity; it stands for any kind of elongated chocolate covered product bilder in originalgröße downloaden. Regardless of what it means or why it exists, I received tons of Pepero gifts from my students today — the most absurd being two 18″ long sticks that were 1″ thick in diameter facebook messenger videos iphone. Just what every kid needs… sugar and a sword shaped object.

Pepero Sticks on Pepero Day Korea