Food of the Eighties, Koala Yummies
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Little bite size cookies filled with chocolate fuge.
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    they sell these in chinatown in chicago as funny as this seems to be; they are not called the same name though...but look very very similar and taste similar too
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    Their japanese and their from the 90's, not 80's.

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Mari - August 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Koala Yummies are still available.
Stephanie - December 30, 2007 - Report this comment
I love these cookies I so wish they would come back so my children can try them and I would love to have them agian for myself as well. Their so yummy.
Product Of The 80's - January 03, 2008 - Report this comment
Very delicious, to say the least. I don't remember disliking any of the flavors they made either. And, happily, these are still around! In fact, I have several boxes in my pantry right now, me and my wife both love them! And no worries, they haven't changed in taste one bit, taste just as good as they did back then.
Hannah - January 04, 2008 - Report this comment
As a matter of fact, I do remember having these. They were good.
Jenna and Amber - January 26, 2008 - Report this comment
I WANT SOME!! :[
Mike - February 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Hi all. Anyone interested, here is the url to buy them online: http://www.lotteusainc.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=LotteUSAInc&Category_Code=KM Enjoy!
Daniel - March 03, 2008 - Report this comment
Rejoice! Koala Yummies have indeed returned to the United States once more, with all their creme-filled and crunchy goodness intact! They are once more being marketed by the Lotte group from Japan, this time, though, they are being sold under the product name Koala March. There is also another brand that is, for all intents and purposes, the same thing, called Hello Panda--but they have different flavors such as chocolate cookie shell and chocolate filling. I got mine at my local Myers grocery store, but they can be found more predominantly in Oriential food shops by the pocky, having originated in Japan. http://www.lotteusainc.com/productspagekoala.html
courtney - March 27, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved these, now I settle for hello panda and hello kitty!
Pam - July 03, 2008 - Report this comment
They are still around! But like Daniel said, they are called Koala march. You can get them in almost any Asian store. I LOVE THEM!
Katie - July 08, 2008 - Report this comment
I bought some in Walmart just the other day. It is stocked with the Asian foods.
Cayla - October 15, 2008 - Report this comment
My favourite part was the cute little box the Yummies came in--I'd save it and keep pennies in it, like it was a bank. (What a weird kid.) I'm waiting for a genius to make a glorified Koala Yummy with hazelnut-biscotti-flavoured cookie outside and Nutella filling inside. How delicious would that be....(If anyone knows of something like this actually existing, let me know.)
Sharon - January 16, 2009 - Report this comment
These were so good!
Oympianbabe - March 20, 2009 - Report this comment
I bought these one time years ago. I was about 8. They were SO GOOD! I want more.
Ben - March 29, 2009 - Report this comment
WHERE CAN YOU BUY THESE!?!?
SZA - March 29, 2009 - Report this comment
Hey, BEN - check out World Market if there are any in your area. Alternately, check around to see if there are any Asian grocery stores - you will find them there, probably near the checkout.
amanda - May 01, 2009 - Report this comment
I saw them in chicagos chinatown also and bought some for my sister and we were soooo excited! imiss these things!
em - July 21, 2009 - Report this comment
You can also get them at cost plus world market.
Lynn - August 12, 2009 - Report this comment
I don't know what anyone is talking about. I have been looking for these and they are NO WHERE. I just looked up Cost Plus World Market's website and they don't have them on there either... and the website someone listed earlier just keeps saying it doesn't exist when I type it in. I miss these things. I wish they still made them =(
jen - September 09, 2009 - Report this comment
I did see these in an Asisan grocery, i think it was, a few years back, but they are VERY hard to find for the majority of us. Certainly not something you can pop out to the grocery and get. :(
Lia - October 25, 2009 - Report this comment
reminds me of Hello Panda =]
Sarah L - December 22, 2009 - Report this comment
So ironic...I JUST bought some for my 4 year old son at the grocery store this weekend. I saw them and was so excited because I remember eating them as a kid. My husband didn't remember them. I now have proof. LOL.
Dee Dee - March 02, 2010 - Report this comment
Oh, I used to love these, yum!
Tabitha M - May 16, 2010 - Report this comment
i miss these soooo much...they were awsome
Cat S. - April 01, 2011 - Report this comment
I had forgotten about having these as a kid and was excited to see them again and to try them again. The ones I bought were the Hello Panda version of the cookies though. Just as tasty I must say. I got them in a comic book shop of all places. I came across this thread in trying to find out what the name of the koala version was... which I guess was Koala Yummies. Anyway, they are very good.
Cat S. - April 01, 2011 - Report this comment
I also miss 3D Doritos, Pop Quiz popcorn, and Torengos. Anyone remember the 2nd two inparticular?
N.K. - September 05, 2011 - Report this comment
Koala Yummies are actually a product of Thailand, though people typically assume they are Japanese. Some time after 1984, they were renamed Koala's March, and can now be bought on multiple websites and I actually found them in a Shogun of all places! If you search "Lotte Koala's March" many distribution sites will pop up.
Shawn - February 14, 2012 - Report this comment
ohhhh I love these things!!! I was craving them forever and then about 2 years ago I found them at a craft store of all places called Pat Katan's in the Pittsburgh area. I think you can order them from the company itself though
A R - April 17, 2012 - Report this comment
I actually never saw these as a kid, but I gather they were marketed for a while in the 80s as Koala Yummies, and then pulled from shelves in the US for some reason. The first time I had them was in the late 90s, as imports with all the nutritional labeling and so on in Japanese. As other people have mentioned, they're made by the Lotte candy company, which continued to produce them throughout the 90s in Japan as "Koala no March" (Koala's March)-- you could buy them at a lot of Asian groceries. I actually used to buy them in bulk from shops in San Francisco's Chinatown. About ten years ago, I saw an English version starting to appear in large supermarket chains again, though they're usually kept with other Japanese snacks in the "Asian food" section (and extremely overpriced compared to how much the imported ones cost at Asian groceries, or used to, anyway. In the late 90s I used to be able to get a bunch of these, and Pocky, and these fruit chew things, for under $20 in Chinatown.)
Chin - March 18, 2013 - Report this comment
Like your comment, A R, but be carefull, Chinatown is no longer a good thing to say. And, I am a "chinaman" with slanty eyes. "OHHH, Me Chinaman, and I built Railroad, ungaaadoahh!" just kidding. We do like these.
Charlie - January 26, 2014 - Report this comment
Were called Koala Yummies when they came out in the US in 1984. Now called Koala's March and are still available online. US flavors include Chocolate Creme, Strawberry Creme, and Creamy Milk. They support the Australian Koala Foundation

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