Japanese food fad lifts ceramic grinding disks

| Nov 7, 2016

Japanese food fad lifts ceramic grinding disks

Ceramic grinding wheels produced by Noritake Co. in Nagoya, usually used to cut or grind metal and glass, are gaining unexpected attention thanks to the increasing popularity of Japanese food in other countries. Demand for grinding wheels is expected to expand at home and ...

Luxury carp making comeback outside Japan

| Sep 26, 2016

Luxury carp making comeback outside Japan

The popularity of nishikigoi carp is growing outside Japan. Known as the “swimming jewel,” one nishikigoi can fetch up to tens of millions of yen. Exports from the Tokai region, an area that actively breeds and raises Japanese brocaded carp, grew to ¥264 million ...