Tadashi Minoguchi

For Tadashi Minoguchi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Convenience stores try to minimize 'bento' disposal

Jul 27, 2005

Convenience stores try to minimize 'bento' disposal

In response to those who decry wastefulness, convenience stores are stepping up efforts to cut down on the disposal of unsold “bento” boxed lunches, which usually have a shelf life of only a few hours. Boxed lunches are bread-and-butter goods for many stores, which ...