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A speed-eating competition involving “natto” fermented beans held Saturday in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, drew 92 participants, with the winner downing 350 grams of the sticky, stinky fare in just 27.7 seconds.

The top natto eater was Yasuharu Kimori, 27, from Ando, Nara Prefecture.

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