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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jan 23, 2022
Japan's 'potato war': Competitors look to strike amid McDonald's french fry woes
The recent rationing of french fries by McDonald's in Japan due to a disruption of potato imports is spurring competitors to seize a bigger share of the market
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Food Sustainability in Japan
Nov 11, 2020
Pandemic accelerates development of eco-friendly, plant-based 'meat' in Japan
New production methods harnessing cutting-edge technologies enable consumers to enjoy healthy, plant-based products with tastes similar to conventional meat.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 3, 2019
Mos Burger to test self-checkout system amid Japan's labor shortage
Mos Food Services Inc. will introduce on a trial basis self-checkout machines that accept orders and payments at some of its burger joints.
Japan Times
Oct 16, 2019
Mos Food to help Vietnamese obtain Japanese visa
Mos Food Services Inc. said Tuesday that it will begin a program in 2020 to help Vietnamese acquire a Japanese visa for foreign workers with designated skills.
Japan Times
Oct 1, 2019
Japan's consumers and workers struggle to adjust on first day of consumption tax hike
Under a system intended to lighten the burden on low income households, tax rates for foods vary depending on where items are consumed, causing confusion for many.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 12, 2019
Japan's Mos Burger to open first restaurant in the Philippines
Burger chain operator Mos Food Services Inc. will open its first Philippines outlet by the end of March 2020, in partnership with a local dining chain.
Japan Times
Jun 2, 2019
U.S. fast-food chains embrace shift to 'alternative meat'
Burger King has become the latest fast-food chain in the United States to add an alternative meat option to its menu, joining an industry-wide push to appeal to growing numbers of health- and environment-conscious consumers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 5, 2019
Japan's Mos Burger finds new partner to guide Thai expansion
Japanese hamburger chain Mos Food Services Inc. has taken on a new partner to help expand the number of Mos Burger shops in Thailand to 45 from eight over the next five years.
Sep 15, 2018
28 Mos Burger customers sickened in Tokyo, seven other prefectures last month: health ministry
Over two dozen Mos Burger customers came down with food poisoning last month after dining at its restaurants in Tokyo and seven other prefectures in eastern and central Japan, it has been learned.
Japan Times
Apr 21, 2018
Critters Burger: Serious people making serious burgers
Critters Burger may be turning 10 but their burgers are as on-point as ever.
Japan Times
Sep 30, 2017
Henry's Burger Akihabara: Same top wagyu, grander digs
Japan Times
Apr 15, 2017
Umami Burger: A focus on flavor with natural ingredients
Umami is hardly a foreign concept in Japan. After all, this is the land where the so-called fifth taste was isolated, named and promptly marketed to the outside world.
Japan Times
Mar 3, 2017
Delifucious: Fish burgers and 'anago' dogs prepared by an experienced sushi chef
Let's hear it for Nakameguro. Tokyo's hippest neighborhood has some of the best artisan pizza, craft beer and third-wave coffee outlets in the city. Now with the arrival of Delifucious, we can add premium fish burgers to that list.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Sep 23, 2016
Are bargain burgers quickening Japan's deflationary tailspin?
Fast-food lunches in Japan are starting to get cheaper as consumers look to trim their dining expenses, a worrying sign for the central bank as it tries to bring about inflation.
Japan Times
Mar 18, 2016
Henry's Burger: 100 percent wagyu, no filler
The gourmet burger market in Tokyo is an increasingly crowded field. With so many new arrivals, from small, passionate independents to slick, well-funded international operations, it's hard for new places to stand out. One that has carved out a tiny but distinct niche is Henry's Burger, which opened...
Japan Times
Oct 22, 2015
Burger takes All Blacks showdown in stride after battle with life-threatening illness
On Saturday afternoon millions of television viewers, 80,000 Twickenham fans and 45 players will have a flutter of nerves as South Africa and New Zealand prepare for their World Cup semifinal — but not Springboks flanker Schalk Burger.
Japan Times
Aug 21, 2015
Chip burgers and burger chips hit convenience stores
Fast-food chain Lotteria is currently selling a limited-edition burger containing a handful of Calbee potato chips placed on top of the meat patty. For those not ready to sink their teeth into that crunchy creation, Lotteria and Calbee have also teamed up on a special chip that tastes like Lotteria's...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 28, 2015
Burger King to press ahead with expansion despite increasing competition
Eight years after U.S.-based Burger King returned to the Japanese market, the world's second largest hamburger chain has opened 93 outlets in the country and aims to have 200 by the end of 2017.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 17, 2015
Burger King unveils red-colored burgers
Burger King Japan surprised the public when it released its black burger series in 2012. Now the fast-food chain has announced a similarly colorful promotion involving red sandwiches.
Japan Times
May 15, 2015
New York's famed Ramen Burger arrives in its spiritual home
Ramen Burger has come to Tokyo. Its eponymous creation has been one of the hottest new foods in the U.S. in the past couple of years, but here in Japan the arrival has been muted to the extreme, with minimal publicity and a location far from the center of the city. That's just the way the originator,...


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals