15 favorite snacks of K-pop idols

15 favorite snacks of K-pop idols


K-Pop idols, with their electrifying performances and charismatic personas, captivate us fans worldwide. Beyond the glitz and glamour, have you ever wondered what fuels these stars during their intense training sessions and difficult schedules? Join us as we dig into the mouthwatering world of snacks loved by K-Pop idols, uncovering 15 flavorful treats that keep them energized and ready to conquer the stage.

1. Ottogi’s Ppushu Ppushu

Ottogi’s Ppushu Ppushu


Translating to “Crush it, Crush it,” this crispy, dried ramen snack is meant to be crushed and then get dressed in seasoning! Shake it all up to enjoy a delicious and salty snack. Most Shawols will remember this snack thanks to their iconic ad back in 2009. It has a wide range of flavors, including Bulgogi flavor, Tteokbokki flavor and BBQ flavor. Ppushu Ppushu is a fun snack for children in Korea, but adults love to eat it since it brings nostalgic feelings. Nayeon of Twice and Somi have stated that it is their favorite snack since it brings them that nostalgic feeling from their childhood.

2. Samyang’s Star Popeye

amyang’s Star Popeye


Star Popeye is a snack that is a combination of salty noodles and star shaped candies, creating a unique flavor. Twice’s Jihyo picked this snack as her favorite in an interview stating that she still likes it thanks to its nostalgic taste that bring back memories from when she was a kid.

3. Orion’s My Gummy

Orion’s My Gummy


If you grew up eating Haribo jellies all the time, this Korean jelly is going to be your top snack, just like it is BTS’s favorite! It was spotted in an episode of BTS’s In the Soop, and Jin, the gummy lover of the popular boy group, was seen munching on the orange flavored version! These sweets also come in flavors other than orange, such as strawberry, peach, and grape.

4. Dried Sweet Potatoes

Dried Sweet Potatoes


If you are in the search of a healthy snack that is loved by your bias, these dried sweet potato chips are just for you! This healthy and delicious snack is the favorite of NCT’s leader Taeyong. When fans heard him talk about this mouthwatering snack, they all went to go try it and it led to these chips being out of stock and Taeyong could not find some for him for a while!

5. Nongshim’s Banana Kick

Nongshim’s Banana Kick


Banana Kick is a light and airy banana flavored snack, melting easily in your mouth and leaving an amazing cotton candy-like taste. If you love banana flavored snacks, you must try the favorite snack of both BTS’s Jungkook and Twice’s Chaeyoung.

6. Orion’s Choco Boy

Orion’s Choco Boy
LE SSERAFIM’s Chaewon’s Instagram Story with the snack Choco Boy


Choco Boy has a funny mushroom shaped snack, made of chocolate glaze, and a crunchy biscuit stipe. Bright taste and attractive packaging with a cheerful character make Choco Boy the most desirable treat for children, which brings an atmosphere of joy and celebration. Aside from Korean children, it is the favorite snack of both aespa’s Giselle, LE SSERAFIM’s Chaewon, and Twice’s Dahyun, the sweet-tooth of the famous group.

7. Haitai’s Honey Butter Chips

Haitai’s Honey Butter Chips


This list could not be complete without one of Korea’s most favorite snacks. These crispy potato chips are coated with a sweet and savory honey-butter glaze, creating a perfect balance of flavors for the fans of sweet and salty combos. The list of idols that truly love this heavenly snack is too long to fit in this blog, but some of these idols are f(x)’s Krystal, EXO’s Chanyeol, Sooyoung of Girls’ Generation and Renjun of NCT.

8. Nongshim’s Potato Flavored Snack

Nongshim’s Potato Flavored Snack


Made from fresh potatoes harvested in Korea and flour, this snack has a mild, salty flavor that Haechan of NCT likes! When asked to list his favorite snacks, Nongshim’s potato flavored snack was in his top three picks, just below Ppushu Ppushu! If you are looking for a snack that is just salty, these chips are the one for you!

9. Nongshim’s Honey Twist

Nongshim’s Honey Twist


These honey-coated twisted treats are light, sweet and crunchy. It is also not too hard, so an enjoyable crunch accompanies every bite. You will probably recognize this snack if you have seen the video of Jimin and V fighting over it in 2015. In said video, V mentions that he loves this snack. If you love honey butter chips, you should definitely give this snack a chance!

10. Crown’s Butter Waffles

Crown’s Butter Waffles


With the deep aroma of the butter flavor and crunchy bites of this snack, you will have a great journey of snacking. The thin, yet crispy texture from this snack will definitely be getting you to go back for more! To get the maximum level of enjoyment from these butter waffles, you can have a nice cup of tea or milk together with this snack, you will be amazed! It is the favorite snack of RIIZE’s Japanese member, Shotaro.

11. Binggrae’s Banana Flavored Milk

Binggrae’s Banana Flavored Milk


We can not conclude this list without mentioning Korea’s no #1 drink, Binggrae’s banana milk. This tasty beverage is sweet, creamy, and a total treat for everyone who loves anything banana flavored! It is the favorite drink of Shinee’s Taemin and BTS’s Jungkook.

12. Crown’s My Chew

Crown’s My Chew


My Chew is a famous candy in Korea that has a chewable texture like a chewing gum, melting away in your mouth, leaving the delicious flavors of fruit. It is the favorite candy of LE SSERAFIM’s youngest member, Eunchae.

13. Orion’s Turtle Corn Chips

Orion’s Turtle Corn Chips
Seungkwan’s Instagram post


These cutely packaged chips are corn chips that rival regular potato chips with their thicker texture and richer taste. You might think that chocolate flavored corn chips are an odd combination, but Seventeen’s Seungkwan thinks otherwise! He loves these chocolate corn chips that he was gifted a huge bag of them!

14. Samyang’s Carbonara Noodles

Samyang’s Carbonara Noodles


Samyang is famous for its wide selection of spicy buldak noodles. This particular version is slightly less spicy than the original, making the spiciness tolerable for people who are sensitive to spicy food. And this version is the favorite of all 5 members of the girl group G(I)-dle.

15. Orion’s Flavor of the Sun Chips

Orion’s Flavor of the Sun Chips

If you are a lover of spicy chips, Orion’s Sun Chips are the chips for you! Made with whole wheat grains, they have a fun rippled shape. But what really makes them unique is the touch of sweetness, as we can expect from any Korean spicy chip! This hot as the surface of the Sun snack is the favorite of Enhypen’s Heesung.


As we have explored the snacking habits of K-pop idols, it is clear that their preferences are as diverse as their musical talents. From traditional Korean treats to modern and global snacks, these idols have a wide range of go-to options that keep them energized and satisfied. Whether it is a quick bite between rehearsals or a comforting treat after a long day, these snacks play a crucial role in supporting K-pop idols on their journey to success.



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