Arlek and Robot Green Tea introduced a real taste of Japanese Matcha green tea

To Press Releases listBangkok,Oct 30, 2015


Bangkok – 26 October 2015:  Nestlé (Thai) Ltd., the leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company, has officially introduced KitKat Green Tea in Thailand for the first time. The launch campaign will feature Arlek Theeradej and Robot Green Tea, a good-natured mascot that is bringing KitKat Green Tea to Thailand. With a taste of Japan offered by smooth milky chocolate infused with aromatic Japanese Matcha green tea and crispy wafers, KitKat Green Tea offers consumers nationwide a new way to take a Japanese-inspired break.

The KitKat Green Tea launch event included Nestlé executives led by Ms. Audrey Liow, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer for Nestlé Indochina; Mr. Sachin Goel, Business Executive Manager, Confectionery Business Unit at Nestlé Thailand and Malaysia;
Mr. Kriengsak Samransu
b, Business Development Manager – Confectionery at Nestlé (Thai) Ltd.; and Mr. Eugene Chan, Communications & Marketing Services Director at Nestlé (Thai) Ltd.

Also joining the Harajuku-themed launch was KitKat brand ambassador TheeradejArlekMethawarayuth, who helped create a Japanese-inspired break experience, along with Japanese robot Robot Green Tea and fashionista net idol ApichetMadiew Atirattana; famous grandmother-grandson duo Arkradech Benz Apache Yodhajan and Sunan Grandma Mheng Tung Chaisathitporn; plus a rocking performance by the band MILD at Siam Square One.

According to Kriengsak Samransub, Business Development Manager - Confectionery at Nestlé (Thai) Ltd., “KitKat has delighted consumers around the world for many years with its milky chocolate and crispy wafers, especially in Thailand.  KitKat Green Tea is a must-buy item for Thai tourists when they visit Japan.  In response to the love of KitKat fans and for the new generation of consumers, we are officially launching KitKat Green Tea for the first time in Thailand. 

KitKat Green Tea is the perfect snack for consumers to enjoy a Japanese-inspired break experience thanks to the aromatic Japanese Matcha green tea combined with smooth chocolate and crispy wafers, and is widely available at an affordable price.”

“Today we invited Arlek Theeradej, our KitKat brand ambassador and Robot Green Tea, a green tea master and our mascot that is bringing KitKat Green Tea to Thailand, to encourage the new generation of consumers to enjoy a Japanese-inspired break. We expect this experience will soon become a phenomenon among teenagers throughout the country,” he added.

The supporting activities for the launch of KitKat Green Tea include a TV commercial titled “KitKat Green Tea Robot” which will air starting 16 November 2015 and a road show that will give away 100,000 samples of KitKat Green Tea to consumers in leading supermarkets nationwide, at Silom Complex, and at the Art Box event at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center.

There will also be engaging online activities to win a limited-edition Robot Green Tea pillow weekly from 1 November to 15 December 2015. Download the “Clipcard” application from the App store or Google Play and share your clipcard on www.facebook.com/KitKatThailand

Theeradej “Arlek” Methawarayuth said, “I love the idea of a modern Japanese-inspired break that doesn’t require me to spend time preparing green tea. If I am stressed from filming or rehearsing, having a KitKat Green Tea is definitely the perfect break for me. With the aromatic green tea flavor infused in smooth chocolate and the crispy wafers, KitKat Green Tea is a Japanese-inspired break for me. Robot Green Tea will help me bring this special experience to Thai teens everywhere with KitKat Green Tea. Definitely try it – you’ll love it!”

Apichet “Madiew” Atirattana said, “I am a big fan of Robot Green Tea. This mascot truly represents modern Japan with its innovative technology. It also reflects modern consumers who are always on the go, living fast-paced lives with little time to rest. Even a robot needs a break, so we should all take a Japanese-inspired break with KitKat Green Tea. It will make our lives better in the long run.”

Arkradech “Benz Apache” Yodhajan said, ‘My grandmother and I are both green tea lovers. From now on, I’ll keep a supply of KitKat Green Tea in my house and car, so whenever I am out or working, I can have a Japanese-inspired break any time I want without having to wait for someone to bring KitKat Green Tea back from Japan. Not only does KitKat Green Tea taste delicious – it’s easy to find everywhere and is very affordable.”

Take a Japanese Break with new KitKat Green Tea, available in three sizes including 17 grams for 20 baht; 35 grams for 35 baht; and 136 grams for 115 baht, at 7-Elevens, retail stores, and leading supermarkets nationwide.

For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/KitKatThailand