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Milk Talk members Yuqi Shinohara (left), who goes by the moniker Q.i, and Miles Ungar officially started their electro-boogie project in 2019.
Nov 17, 2023
Milk Talk's deliciously funky mix of sweet and sour
The duo turns bottled-up feelings into electro-boogie delights on their debut album.
Japan Times
Jul 13, 2023
Struggling dairy producers betting farm on new markets
Farmers set their sights on raising the profile of Japanese milk overseas while also boosting demand at home.
Japan Times
Apr 13, 2023
Skyrocketing milk prices in India add to cost-of-living challenge for Modi
The average retail price of milk in India has increased by 12% from a year ago, amid rising feed costs and lower dairy yields, ahead of national elections next summer.
Japan Times
Dec 21, 2022
Japan's dairy farming industry struggling amid rising costs and production cuts
Government support measures are failing to stem the loss of farmers from the sector, which sees the number of dairy producers nationwide fall by around 4% annually.
Japan Times
May 24, 2022
Japanese formula-makers consider exporting product to the U.S. amid shortage
The agriculture ministry has contacted five baby formula manufacturers to see if itu2019s possible to export their products to the U.S., which is experiencing a shortage.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: FASHION
Dec 11, 2021
Retail therapy: Fashion outlets in battle to fight fatigue
Stores adopt a few innovative measures in a bid to prize open the wallets of domestic shoppers with overseas customers still shut out of Japan.
Japan Times
Oct 17, 2021
‘Mooncakes & Milk Bread’: A warm, floury hug of nostalgia for Chinese bakeries
Kristina Cho dedicates her book to the staples and sweet treats of Chinese bakeries, but many of the foolproof recipes will be familiar to readers in Japan.
Japan Times
Jul 24, 2020
Chinese millennials drink milk to boost immunity amid pandemic
A growing debate in the country fueled by the coronavirus is about whether to have steamed buns and congee for breakfast, or milk and toast.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 25, 2019
China dairy giant Mengniu buying Kirin's Australia assets for $419 million
China Mengniu Dairy Co. has agreed to buy Kirin Holdings Co.'s Australian beverage unit Lion Dairy & Drinks for about ¥45.6 billion, the Chinese dairy giant's latest foray into the continent.
Japan Times
Aug 23, 2019
Japan's baby food market growing steadily despite low birthrate
Japan' baby food market is on a steady expansion track despite a falling number of children thanks to growing demand from working parents seeking convenient, precooked baby food.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 16, 2019
Morinaga Milk to again consider business merger with snack-maker Morinaga & Co.
Dairy producer Morinaga Milk Industry Co. is mulling setting up an advisory panel of outside experts with an eye toward exploring business integration with snack-maker Morinaga & Co., sources close to the matter said Tuesday.
Japan Times
Jul 14, 2019
Ready-to-drink baby formula enjoying strong sales across Japan
Liquid baby formula has been enjoying strong sales in Japan since it hit the shelves in March, according to the companies selling it.
Japan Times
Jun 13, 2019
CVN: The sound of the Japanese underground
A change in address altered the way Nobuyuki Sakuma approaches his songs. "I think of the music I used to make in Tokyo as a fantasy. It was completely inspired by my own image, what I thought up. It didn't have much to do with what was happening around me or in society," he says.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
May 11, 2019
Tokyo's tapioca boom: Where to find bubble tea in the capital
Tokyo is in the middle of a "tapioca boom," and there are plenty of bubble tea options across the capital. Here's where to go for the best bubble tea concoctions u2014 just in time for summer.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 23, 2018
Top China milk brand and Canadian rival interested in buying Kirin's Australian dairy arm
Kirin Holdings Co.'s sale of its Australian dairy unit has attracted interest from China's top milk producer as well as Canadian rival Saputo Inc., according to sources.
Japan Times
Jul 10, 2018
Danone probes gripes its Aptamil baby milk formula making infants sick in Britain; stock slips 2%
French food group Danone is investigating reports that its new Aptamil baby milk formula has made some infants unwell in Britain.
Japan Times
Mar 13, 2018
Japan's de facto ban on liquid baby formula may be lifted by summer
The government is expected to lift a de facto ban on the production and sale of liquid baby formula — possibly in the summer — following the health ministry's unveiling Monday of draft safety rules governing the product.
Feb 3, 2018
When your eyes are too big for your stomach
"What do you want for dinner?"
Japan Times
Oct 7, 2017
'Doburoku': Reviving a rustic sake tradition
Sachio Egawa is a Renaissance man of sorts.
Japan Times
Jul 29, 2017
Putting dairy cows to pasture makes for healthy soil, delicious milk
Milk production, which was essentially nil during the Edo Period (1603-1868), did not begin in Japan until the Meiji Era (1868-1912).


At the Akan International Crane Center, just north of the city of Kushiro proper, visitors can see the majestic red-crowned crane — a symbol of Hokkaido.
Faces of the north: A Hokkaido town grapples with depopulation