Peanut <i>shōchū</i> connects disaster-hit prefectures

Food & Drink Sep 29, 2020

Peanut shōchū connects disaster-hit prefectures

Peanuts grown in an area hit hard by powerful typhoons last year are being used to make distilled shōchū spirits in another prefecture affected by torrential rains in July this year. The product, connecting typhoon-hit Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, with deluge-affected Kumamoto Prefecture in ...

Tokyo Disney parks to charge for shopping bags

Business / Corporate Sep 8, 2020

Tokyo Disney parks to charge for shopping bags

Starting Oct. 1, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea will charge a fee for plastic shopping bags that are currently provided free of charge at theme park stores. Oriental Land Co., the operator of the Disney theme parks in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, announced the plan Monday. From ...