Firms promote Japanese cuisine at export fair in Chiba

Business Oct 11, 2017

Firms promote Japanese cuisine at export fair in Chiba

A three-day trade show featuring Japanese food opened Wednesday in Chiba, aiming to help expand exports of farm and fisheries products at a time when washoku (Japanese cuisine) is gaining popularity overseas among health-conscious consumers. More than 1,000 buyers from 66 countries and regions are ...

100 years of fermenting miso in Osaka

Food & Drink May 20, 2016

100 years of fermenting miso in Osaka

by Yasuyuki Saito

Miso paste varieties developed in Osaka more than a century ago remain popular not only among local people but also in prestigious restaurants and hotels across Japan, where soup made from the fermented soybean paste is a daily staple. Wooden barrels containing various types of ...