Riding the craft beer boom in the United States, Japanese sake exporters target the U.S. market.
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Japan's "very diversified and vibrant economy" is not dependent on revenues from hosting the games, says Kristalina Georgieva.
Taking a cue from soaring world prices for vanilla, an Okinawa farm has started cultivating the valuable spice in an initiative aimed at promoting the employment of low-income workers and people with disabilities. Vanilla, called "green gold" for the prices it fetches, requires a labor-intensive ...