A sweet hot spring where chocolate lovers can soak it up

Feb 14, 2017

A sweet hot spring where chocolate lovers can soak it up

For Valentine’s Day this year, instead of downloading boyfriends or indulging in edible bugs, chocolate lovers can take a dip together at a hot spring in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, filled with their favorite cacao. The event runs until Feb. 28, giving visitors plenty of chances to enjoy ...

Regional bank OKB branches out into chocolates

/ Sep 15, 2016

Regional bank OKB branches out into chocolates

In an unusual financial environment marked by negative interest rates, venerable Japanese regional lender Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank is branching out into the chocolate business.A company in which OKB holds a stake will shortly release OKB chocolate in collaboration with a cake shop, the bank’s ...