We try roasted sweet potatoes from a Japanese vending machine

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee

This unusual machine sells hot potatoes and cold potatoes, but are they any good?

During Japan’s colder months, nothing hits the spot quite like a roasted sweet potato. There are a number of varieties to choose from, each with varying levels of sweetness, and while they’re commonly sold at supermarkets and from the back of trucks, now you can buy them from vending machines.

Our Japanese-language reporter Ninoude Punico recently stumbled upon one of these machines at the Sogo department store in Yokohama, and what caught her by surprise was the fact that it wasn’t just doling out

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