Royce’ Chocolate World at Sapporo airpot

Royce' Chocolate world
Have you ever heard the chocolate brand name “Royce'” before? This company was established at Hokkaido in 1983, has been producing original and unique chocolate products. They have exchanges with Belgium known as the kingdom of chocolate and learn many things from them such as good raw material, improvement production technology and so on. Climate and clean air of Hokkaido are totally ideal for making confections. Their products are loved around world and you can find and get their products at lots of places.
Inside of Hokkaido Chitose airport, there is their unique shop where you can see manufacturing process, and also buy over 200 kids of original products there. The shop looks like toy shop with cute decoration of much colors.
chocolate world
Chocolate World is consisting of 3 different kids of sections “Museum”, “Factory” and “Shop”.
Museum space is showing manufacturing process, their company history and collections of world’s chocolate and cocoa. Gallery of antique aluminium can boxes old brand labels will make you feel how long chocolate and cocoa have been loved in around world. The shop occasionally sell special products as limited edition. You might find seasonable items or something you only can get in Hokkaido.
Another section of them that the most people like is “Royce’ Baker (Bread shop)”. Breads baked timely are popular by hungry passengers who wait for their flights. Especially chocolate croissant is limited edition of Royce’ chocolate World and some of local people come to Chitose airport just to get it. Would you like to try their masterpiece made in collaboration of world-class quality of chocolate and croissant?
Chocolate croissant

Royce' Chocolate World
Address Smile Road. 3/F New Chitose airport terminal building. Hokkaido
Tel 0120 612 453
Opening hours 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
(Factory area) 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
(Bakery area) 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Official website
Enjoy authentic chocolate.
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Basic information of Hokkaido

About Hokkaido
Hokkaido is the second largest and located northernmost of Japan’s four main islands. Its weather is harsh in winter with much snowfall, below zero degree temperatures and frozen seas, while in summer it does not get as hot and humid as in the other parts of the country.

Hokkaido is very popular location for pre wedding and wedding ceremony too as you can take photo with snow scene, flower landscape and vast land. Especially Furano, Biei, Otaru and Takikawa are too famous for pre wedding and even sightseeing. With its unspoiled nature, Hokkaido attracts many outdoor lovers, including climbers, skiers and snowboarders in the colder seasons.
Weather of Hokkaido
The average temperature: 12.9 °C
The average annual rainfall: 1,106.5 mm
The highest temperature: 26.4 °C (August)
The Lowest temperature: -7.0 °C (January)
*Investigation: 1981 – 2010
Weather of hokkaido
Rainy season of Hokkaido
Hokkaido actually do not have Rainy season. Though it rains most in August and September, precipitation is not much as other prefectures. In winter, due to cold air flow to Hokkaido, sunshine time gets shorter and snow much.
Rainy season of hokkaido
Population of Hokkaido
The population of Hokkaido is around 5,380,000 as of February 2016. It has been getting less and less recently. It seems this happens because of the outflow to other prefectures of young men.
Geography of Hokkaido
Hokkaido is northernmost yet biggest prefecture in Japan.

Total area of Hokkaido is around 83,453 km2.
Area rank: 1st of all 47 prefectures in Japan.
Popular local food of Hokkaido
Hokkaido has lots of fish market and many fresh seafoods lands from seas around Hokkaido every day. All seafood markets have shops or restaurants that provide seafood donburi, sashimi, sushi and so on. There are many seafood restaurant in the city as well. Seafood donburi is absolutely the one you should try when you go to Hokkaido.
On the other hand, Miso Ramen is also very famous food in Hokkaido. Even in Hong Kong there are many Hokkaido ramen restaurants, but if you had taken enough seafood you can try authentic Miso ramen in Hokkaido too.

hokkaido local foods
Transportation of Hokkaido
●JR Hokkaido ●Highway Bus

Hokkaido is huge Island and its land is 22% of whole Japan. But JR Hokkaido reach to main cities, many buses run between each city and also there are many domestic flights every day. So you can move around easily if you take those transportation well.

JR Hokkaido:
Hokkaido bus association:

(Shin Chitose international airport to Sapporo station)
>JR Hokkaido (JR Express Airport / 37 mins / 1,070 Yen)

hokkaido transportation

Hokkaido airport

Recommendation of sightseeing spots in Hokkaido
Biei (美瑛), Otaru (小樽), Furano (富良野)
Number of travelers from Hong Kong who stayed at Hokkaido
(2014) 443,600 people
(2015) 643,740 people (+ 45%)
Major events and festivals of Hokkaido
●Sapporo snow festival (at Ohdori park at the beginning of February)
●Yosakoi soran festival (at Ohdori park at the middle of June)
●Hokkaido ramen festival (at Ohdori park in September to October)
●Moele park white Christmas festival (at Moele park on Christmas season)
and much more
Celebrities from Hokkaido
Yoh Ohizumi, Taka and Toshi, Mai Satoda, Koji Tamaki, Miwa Yoshida, YUKI, Toma Ikuta, Saburo Kitajima, Kohichi Wajima, Daisuke Naito, Serina, Miki Fujimoto
Professional sport teams of Hokkaido
>Consadole Sapporo
>Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters
>Levanga Hokkaido
●Ice hockey
>Nippon Paper Cranes
>Oji Eagles
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