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Cheese makes everything taste better, so a tart made up of three different types of time-honoured cheeses, freshly baked on-site daily is a compelling proposition.

Inspired by the distinct cheesy taste of Hokkaido dairy, and using a traditional recipe from Japan’s dairy heartland, it is not surprising that the famed ‘Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart’ has been a huge hit throughout Asia having successfully launched in Shanghai, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, and Malaysia. After tireless taste testing using local ingredients, the Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart has succeeded in recreating a Hokkaido cheese flavour perfectly.

The Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart is now set to become an Australian favourite with the ST Group opening four stores in Melbourne, and one in Sydney by the end of 2016 followed by further expansion in the first quarter of 2017.

Well known for its high quality dairy products, the island of Hokkaido produces 50% of Japan’s total milk and 90% of Japan’s natural cheese. Not surprisingly, cheese, yoghurt and ice cream are specialties of the island of Hokkaido.

The original Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart stores first launched in Malaysia in mid- 2016. Demand ran hot – and now the legendary Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart stores sell up to 20,000 cheese tarts per day.Priced at $3.90 each for a sizable 4-inch tart, the Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart is famous for its richness and creaminess with a distinct, savoury/sweet taste.

The appeal of the Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart is its combination of a crunchy, shortcrust base and fluffy filling, with a deliciously cheesey aroma.Tantalising and versatile, the Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart can be eaten at room temperature, chilled or piping hot and fresh from the oven.

Designed by EAT Architects, Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart kiosks boast a compact, luxury aesthetic, featuring marble benchtop displays and low slung designer lighting. The Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tarts will be displayed like precious gems, much like an elegant high-end jewellery shop.