Yokohama's French connection

Jun 19, 2014

Yokohama's French connection

by Magdalena Osumi

Around 150 years ago, silk traders from Lyon in France went all the way to Yokohama to buy silkworm eggs that they heard could resist an epidemic disease that was ravaging the French silk industry. Since then, the two cities have built a strong ...

The logistics of a luxury Valentine's

Jan 28, 2014

The logistics of a luxury Valentine's

by Angela Erika Kubo

Advances in technology have made it possible for people as far away as Japan to enjoy the best of France’s chocolate delights. “We can send our product quickly by airplane and it will arrive in just two or three days,” says Clément Groisne, managing ...