You can find a variety of souvenirs such as Thailand-only Pritz, Kit Kat, and cute chocolates in the shape of elephants.
There are also chili sauces that you will want to use at home, instant noodles that will give you a taste of Thai food anytime, and even cosmetic products such as shampoo and conditioner, so you can get all your souvenirs here.
In this article, I will introduce some of the things that we, who have been to Thailand five times, have bought at the Tops Market supermarket in MBK.
★For souvenirs for your company or acquaintances, I recommend shopping smartly through mail order. You can buy good-looking chocolates and cookies for not that much different from the local prices. Enjoy Shopping for Yourself in Thailand ♩
Sweets to Give Away in Thailand
These Thai-only Pritz have become a staple of Thai souvenirs!
The one on the right (orange) is Tom Yang Kung flavored, and the one on the left (yellow) is Raab flavored (a Thai salad made of ground beef seasoned with fish sauce and lime. Both are available at supermarkets.
Both are available at supermarkets, and the price is reasonably priced at $0.44 (13 baht) each, so I bought a box for each of us.
These are still unknown, ultra thin pretzels.
The one on the right (orange) is the spicy shrimp flavor, and the one on the left (black) is the spicy barbecue flavor, both of which are spicy.
The left one (black) is spicy barbecue flavor, and the right one (orange) is spicy shrimp flavor.
The price is $0.44 (13 baht) per piece, which is also very reasonable and perfect as a souvenir.
This pocky features cute illustrations of an elephant and a monkey. The monkey on the right is banana flavored, and the elephant on the left is mango flavored.
The taste is not too sweet, and the small box is perfect for a small snack.
Both of these flavors are not found in Japan, so they are sure to make great souvenirs!
The price is $0.41 (12 baht) per piece.
This is the type that has chocolate inside, just like Toppo in Japan.
In Japan, there is a chocolate flavor only available at Office Glico, but this is a caramel macchiato flavor. It’s slightly sweet and soothes my fatigue. This is one of those snacks that I wish I had bought more of.
The price is $0.85 (25 baht) per piece, and it’s a good price to give away a box.
I bought these sweets by chance when I went to Thailand three years ago and got hooked. This time I bought a lot of them (laughs).
The peanuts are seasoned with various flavors such as chicken, shrimp, coffee, and wasabi.
Personally, the chicken is my favorite!
The price is $2.25 (66 baht) for a large one.
There is also one that is about half the size.
The bagged type costs $1.33 (39 baht) for the medium and $0.34 (10 baht) for the small, making it perfect for scattering!
5. Kit Kat
This is another flavor not found in Japan, Kit Kat Milk Tea flavor!
The taste is refreshing with a hint of milk tea flavor.
The taste is refreshing with a hint of milk tea. Of course, this flavor is not found in Japan, so it’s very fresh!
The price is $2.00 (59 baht) per bag, which is not much different from the price in Japan, but it’s only available in Thailand, and it comes in individual packages, so it’s the perfect souvenir!
6. Snacks (potato chips, coconut chips)
This is Lays’ Spicy Lobster flavor.
Perhaps because Thailand eats a lot of shrimp and lobster, there are many souvenirs like this.
These potato chips are also delicious, and I often ate them during my stay in Thailand because the tangy taste blew away my fatigue.
These are coconut chips.
Glendee’s coconut chips can be purchased for $1.19 (35 baht) per bag, making them the perfect souvenir to give away.
The caramel-flavored coconut chips in particular are not sold in Japan, so they are special only in Thailand.
7. Jim Thompson Fruit Jelly
Fruit jelly from the Jim Thompson brand, famous for Thai silk.
Jim Thompson, the man who popularized Thai silk, has a farm for silk making, and products made from the fruits produced there have become “Jim Thompson Farm” products, which are souvenirs of Thailand.
This series of products are sophisticated in appearance and the taste is not out of place.
I imagined it to be the fruit jelly that we offer at the far side of the river, but it was totally different.
The taste of the fruit was very strong and satisfying.
The cute looking package makes it a great souvenir.
The price is a bit high at $6.12 (180 baht), but there are a lot of them, so it’s suitable for a variety of occasions or for eating a little bit by yourself!
8. Dried fruits (mango, strawberry)
Mangoes, a fruit unique to the tropical country of Thailand!
However, due to quarantine, fresh fruit cannot be brought into Thailand…. But with dried fruits, you don’t have to worry about that, and you can make a good souvenir.
In Thailand, you can buy dried fruit for less than $0.70 dollars per piece, making it the perfect souvenir to give away.
The two most famous types are shown in the photo, both of which can be purchased at Tops Market.
Left photo: Easy to eat, not too sweet, 60 baht ($2.02)
Right photo: A DOI KHAM product. It is sweet with a lot of sugar. Small bag, 20 baht ($0.67)
I think the type on the left is easier for Japanese people to eat. Also, you can often sample dried fruits at supermarkets and souvenir shops.
Next is dried strawberries. You don’t see this product very often in Japan, so it makes a great souvenir!
The price is $1.66 (49 baht), which is very reasonable.
Chocolate in Thailand? This is a cute chocolate in the shape of an elephant.
This is the type with macadamia nuts inside.
This is the most expensive of the souvenirs I have introduced so far, so it is better suited as a proper souvenir than as a gift.
It is not too sweet, so it is recommended for use at work.
You can buy Thai souvenirs cheaply by mail order
By the way, Thai souvenirs such as elephant-shaped chocolates can be purchased through mail order services such as “JTB Shopping”. You can also buy dried fruits, cashews, and nice looking chocolates.
If you want to enjoy your own personal shopping and sightseeing during your trip, mail order is also a good option. You can choose from about 50 different kinds, and the prices are very reasonable.
I have also bought souvenirs through the JTB mail order service, and found it to be affordable and quite convenient! The taste was also delicious.
Nori sweets are always available at supermarkets and convenience stores in Thailand. The most common brand is called “Tao Ka Noi”.
Nori as a Thai souvenir? But apparently, they are very popular in Thailand.
There is also a Tom Yang Kung flavor, so I thought it would be a good idea to choose a Thai flavor for a Thai souvenir.
The flavor is perfect for snacks. The large bag shown in the photo costs $1.33 dollars (39 baht), and there is also a smaller type that costs about $0.15 dollars.
▼ For more information on snacks and foods, please refer to this page.
Food and seasonings available at supermarkets in Thailand
This is a powder of Thai tea, a standard drink in Thailand.
If you have this, you won’t have any trouble when you’re in Japan and have a fierce urge to drink Thai tea!
I actually tried drinking it, and it was Thai tea as it should be!
A bag of 13 bottles costs $3.06 (90 baht), so you can give them out along with sweets.
12. Sweet chili sauce
A classic Thai condiment! Sweet but tangy, sweet chili sauce goes with fried chicken, French fries, omelets, and strangely enough, any dish!
This is a recommended souvenir that will give you a taste of Thailand even in Japan.
It is reasonably priced at $0.95 (28 baht).
When you bring it back to Japan, please note that it cannot be carried on board!
13. Instant noodles
Instant noodles are one of the most popular souvenirs from Southeast Asia!
Tom Yang Kung Noodles, Green Curry Noodles, etc. These are the best souvenirs that allow you to easily taste the flavor of Thailand in just 3 minutes.
Moreover, they are very inexpensive, starting at $0.20 (6 baht) each, making them perfect for souvenirs to give away.
Not only did they have Thai food, but they also had Indonesian mee goreng, so I bought a lot of that as well.
14. Thai cooking kit
You can also buy Thai cooking kits at the supermarket to make Thai food at home.
There are a variety of kits, from those used by the locals to those produced by a high-end Thai restaurant called “Blue Elephant”.
If you like Thai food, it would be a good idea to bring home a kit to make it as a souvenir!
The price is $5.10 (150 baht) for the Blue Elephant green curry set on the left.
The number of places where you can drink it in Japan has increased considerably, but it has not lost its status as a souvenir!
The characteristic of Thai beer is its refreshing taste, which is not found in European or Japanese beer.
The price of a 350ml can of Sinha Beer, shown in the photo, is affordable and makes a great souvenir!
Barrel cosmetics available at Thai supermarkets
You can also buy good quality cosmetics at Tops Market at affordable prices.
Be sure to check out this article too!
16.”Scentio” with a cow symbol
Scentio, a local Thai cosmetic brand, is marked by a cow symbol. The secret of its popularity is its face wash that contains coenzyme Q10.
When you wash your face with the fluffy vanilla-like foam, your skin will feel moisturized.
The price is $4.42 (130 baht). The price is $4.42 (130 baht), a good price for yourself or as a souvenir.
17. Butterfly Shampoo and Conditioner produced by Abai Bouvet
Abai Bouvet is an organic herbal product made by the National Hospital Foundation, established by the Thai royal family.
There is a directly-managed store in Bangkok’s Surasak Station, but you can also buy the products at Tops Market.
There are a variety of herbal products such as soaps, body soaps, and aromatic oils, but the most popular is the butterfly pea shampoo.
Butterfly pea is a herb that is often used in food and cosmetics in Thailand. It has a characteristic blue color and is said to be effective in preventing aging and eye fatigue.
Both the shampoo and conditioner made from this high-quality herb can be bought for only $2.44 (79 baht), so it’s a good deal.
The feeling is a little refreshing and refreshing.
18. Coconut oil soap
I pretty much love this coconut oil soap!
In the winter, I get cracked after washing my body and hands, but when I use this soap, they stay moisturized after washing.
The coconut scent is just right and easy to use.
The price is $2.04 (60 baht) per bar!
▼ Click here for more cosmetic souvenirs from Thailand.
Tops Market Location
If you want to buy Thai sweets as souvenirs in Bangkok, Tops Supermarket is the place to go.
Located in the basement of MBK, Tops Supermarket has a large store and offers a wide range of souvenirs for foreigners.
The souvenirs introduced here were all purchased at Tops Supermarket in MBK.
The souvenirs introduced in the guidebooks can also be found at MBK’s Tops Supermarket.
Basic information about MBK Tops Supermarket
・Business hours: 10:00 – 21:30
・Address: 444 Phayathai Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Thailand
・Nearest station: National Stadium on the Skytrain (BTS)
▼ For more information about MBK, please refer to the following article.
Thai souvenirs that can be bought by online order
Souvenirs from Thailand can actually be purchased by mail order. You can buy the following items at “JTB Shopping”.
- Dried fruits
- Milk chocolate in the shape of a statue
- Statue-shaped cookies
- Statue-shaped cookies
- Thai Coconut Flakes
- Benjarong Pottery Trinkets
- Harn Rice Soap
Benefits of buying souvenirs by mail order
The following are some of the advantages of buying Thai souvenirs by mail order.
- You don’t have to worry about buying souvenirs in Thailand
- You can get souvenirs rather cheaply (about $10 per box of milk chocolates)
- The taste is delicious
- A wide variety to choose from
- No need to carry heavy luggage locally
- No Japanese notation, so you won’t know you bought it in Japan
- You can specify the time of delivery
It’s a little more expensive than buying locally, but considering the time and transportation costs of searching around for souvenirs locally, I felt it was a good deal.
Be smart about preparing souvenirs for distribution by mail order, and enjoy sightseeing and shopping for yourself when you are there! There is no need to be exhausted by choosing souvenirs to give away.
You don’t have to be exhausted by choosing souvenirs to give away. You can buy souvenirs on the JTB website, so you can prepare souvenirs to give away here.
You can get all your souvenirs at MBK’s Tops Supermarket!
How about it? What do you think? Haven’t you found out that you can get everything you need at Tops Market on the first floor of MBK Center?
At any rate, if you go here, you can buy a variety of souvenirs such as sweets, instant noodles, and cosmetics!
If you’re ever in Bangkok, be sure to stop by the Tops Market at MBK Center!
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