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Mar 7, 2018

False story claims Cadbury stopped making chocolate

Despite the claim of a false online story, Cadbury Easter creme eggs and other chocolate treats are still being made. The headline on the unilad website, "Cadbury Confirms It Has Stopped Making Chocolate," referred to a water shortage in Bournville, England. That's a village on ...

University of Tokyo offers halal chocolates ahead of Valentine's Day

Feb 13, 2018

University of Tokyo offers halal chocolates ahead of Valentine's Day

The University of Tokyo is selling halal chocolates online for Valentine's Day to raise public awareness of foods that are prepared according to Muslim standards. Hanan Chocolates have been produced by a Tokyo maker using soy emulsifier and no animal-origin ingredients. The products — milk ...

20 Questions: The best answers of 2017

| Dec 31, 2017

20 Questions: The best answers of 2017

What brought you to Japan? I came here for the magic. Osaka is home to some of the best close-up magicians in the world. — Ben Daggers, magician Richard Brezina | COURTESY OF RICHARD BREZINA What's your favorite Japanese word or phrase? I like Japanese tongue-twisters; my ...