Kit Kat is launching its first new permanent US flavor in a decade and it's green

Kit Kat bars are going green.

For the first time in nearly a decade, the chocolate-covered wafer treat will be available in a new year-round flavor. Called Duos Mint + Dark Chocolate, it’ll be a mashup of mint crème on the top and dark chocolate on the bottom, surrounding the classic crispy wafers.

The newbies are set to hit store shelves nationwide in December. Kit Kat’s original milk chocolate flavor launched as Chocolate Crisp in the UK way back in 1935, according to Nestle, which now produces the candy. In 1937, the words “Kit Kat” were added to the packaging.

In 2010, Kit Kat was introduced in Dark chocolate form as a year-round flavor.

Kit Kat already comes in a variety of kooky flavors overseas, with options like Green Tea, Strawberry and Wasabi available in Japan.

The upcoming mint and dark chocolate concoction may be a sign that more fun flavors are coming to the U.S.

“Kit Kat is known around the world for its inventive flavors,” said Christopher Kinnard, a Kit Kat senior brand manager. “Our fans in the U.S. have been requesting new Kit Kat flavors and we’re excited to share we are adding to the Kit Kat Family...But here’s the best part — we are just getting started. Keep your eyes peeled; there is more to come from the Kit Kat brand.”

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Bars of KitKat chocolate, produced by Nestle SA, sit on display at Nestle's headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland, on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. Nestle, the world's biggest food company, forecast 2015 sales growth near the low end of its long-term target after reporting the slowest annual sales growth in five years, hit by stagnant revenue in China.

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Bags of mini KitKat confectionary, produced by Nestle SA, sit for sale inside a Dixy supermarket operated by OAO Dixy Group in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Suppliers suffering from ruble depreciation this quarter are urging retailers to increase prices.

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KitKat chocolate confectionary bars, manufactured by Nestle SA, sit displayed for sale in a newsagent's store in London, U.K., on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. The cost of chocolate is set to rise, propelled by raw sugar trading at a nine-month high and this year's 60 percent increase in cocoa butter combined with the arrival of Christmas demand. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images
University of Tokyo students display a large sized KitKat chocolate bar, measuring 100 x 60 x 20cm and weighing 80kg, as they encourage high school students preparing for the forthcoming entrance exminations in Tokyo on December 13, 2011. The KitKat is known as a lucky food for entrance examination in Japan as it is pronounced 'kitto katsu' in Japanese which means 'I surely win'. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
Bars of KitKat chocolates, manufactured by Nestle SA, are arranged for a photograph ahead of the company's results news conference in Vevey, Switzerland, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. Nestle SA, the world's biggest food company, reported 2011 sales growth that beat analysts' estimates and forecast higher 2012 earnings as it introduces products such as the Nescafe Alegria coffee maker. Photographer: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Four different types of Kit Kat chocolate bars. (Photo by Lucas Oleniuk/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
Bars of KitKat chocolate, produced by Nestle SA, sit arranged for a photograph in London, U.K., on Monday, Dec.7, 2009. Nestle SA, the world's biggest food company, will start certifying some KitKat bars in the U.K. and Ireland as Fairtrade, following Cadbury Plc, which started producing mass-market Fairtrade chocolate this year. Photographer: Jason Adlen/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Bars of original KitKat chocolate, produced by Nestle SA, and without the 'Fairtrade' logo sit arranged for a photograph in London, U.K., on Monday, Dec.7, 2009. Nestle SA, the world's biggest food company, will start certifying some KitKat bars in the U.K. and Ireland as Fairtrade, following Cadbury Plc, which started producing mass-market Fairtrade chocolate this year. Photographer: Jason Adlen/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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PHILADELPHIA, USA - OCTOBER 30, 2014: Kit Kat bar isolated on white. Kit Kat is a chocolate biscuit bar confection that is manufactured by Nestle
Bars of original KitKat chocolate, produced by Nestle SA, and without the 'Fairtrade' logo sit arranged for a photograph in London, U.K., on Monday, Dec.7, 2009. Nestle SA, the world's biggest food company, will start certifying some KitKat bars in the U.K. and Ireland as Fairtrade, following Cadbury Plc, which started producing mass-market Fairtrade chocolate this year. Photographer: Jason Adlen/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Green Tea (Matcha) KitKats, Japanese version of popular US candy.
Kit Kat, the nations favourite, chocolate bar is soon to be on sale in a third flavour, mint. The new version called Kit Kat Mint will hit the shops on Monday and is being introduced by popular demand. Kit Kat Orange, launched a year ago generated more than 4,500 complimentary letters from consumers. Over 500 of them suggested a Kit Kat mint, although others wanted a liquorice, passion fruit or marshmallow variant. See PA Story CONSUMER KitKat
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