When kids see red over eating greens

Jun 13, 2014

When kids see red over eating greens

by Satoshi Toi

How do you get children to eat more vegetables? The Japan Vegetable Sommelier Association organized courses in Tokyo recently for youngsters aged 5 to 9 in which trained chefs tried to help them overcome their yuck instinct. It seemed to work. “I’m becoming interested ...

Jul 12, 2013

Veggie prices soar as heat, drought exact toll

by Mizuho Aoki

The scorching heat is putting an extra burden on household budgets as the drought stunts the growth of leafy vegetables, causing wholesale prices to soar 20 to 50 percent compared with recent years. The price spike, based on figures between July 1 and Wednesday, ...