• Kyodo


Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Toshimitsu Motegi said Friday he has acquired a patent on a software system allowing foreigners to check food ingredients in their own language when ordering at restaurants.

The system, available on a tablet computer or the like, may help foreigners find out about food ingredients in their own language and request any changes to those they dislike.

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