Tag - morinaga



In addition to the supply shortages, the yen's depreciation is also blamed for the recent surge in orange juice prices in Japan, which relies almost entirely on imported orange juice.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 2, 2024
Orange juice crisis hits consumers in Japan
Supply shortages have forced many Japanese makers to suspend sales of orange juice products.
Japan Times
May 23, 2020
McDonald’s ramune McShake: Summery, sweet and nostalgic
McDonald's Japan's ramune-flavored McShake is a creamy take on the candy version of the citrusy soda.
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
Sep 30, 2017
Japan's pensioners are literally getting older
Because of the election announced by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday, the new Cabinet he formed last summer to boost his falling support rate will do no work, since it was launched during the summer vacation and Abe dissolved the Diet as soon as it opened on Thursday.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Sep 24, 2017
Japanese fashion goes pop
Cast your mind back to the giddy days of 2010, when the group of subcultural artists Chaos Lounge issued its first proclamation. While its stated goal was earnest and postmodern, the output was seen as a shock to the art world as it brought the dregs of Japanese pop culture to "white cube" galleries....
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Oct 8, 2016
Japan's Tokyo fashion week brands
Oct. 17 marks the start of the next iteration of Tokyo fashion week, so this month looks at topics related to local brands that have made appearances on previous Tokyo runways.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: FASHION
Sep 10, 2016
Anrealage gets real in Tokyo's Omotesando
Anrealage gets real in Omotesando
Japan Times
Aug 19, 2016
New think tank in Japan offers tips on LGBT awareness, market potential
As the nation slowly turns its eye to the concerns and needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, more companies are starting to respect sexual minorities as employees as well as consumers.
Japan Times
Aug 13, 2016
Critic 'Iceman' Fukutome: 'Eating ice cream is delicious in the morning'
Ice cream investigator on ways to cope with brain freeze and this summer's best frozen product.
Jun 10, 2016
'Aiba Learns'; 'Good Fortune! Appraisal Team for Anything High Quality Treasure Salon'; Lotte — So
In addition to singing and dancing, the popular male idols managed by Johnny & Associates do a lot of educational TV, including "Aiba Manabu" ("Aiba Learns"; TV Asahi, Sun., 6 p.m.), in which Masaki Aiba, a member of boy band Arashi, learns about some common process. In the past, Aiba and his guests...
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Oct 10, 2014
J-blip: Cornered by strong men and sweet pudding at 'kabe-don' cafe
Live out your 'kabe-don' fantasy with Morinaga's suave silicone man.
Japan Times
Aug 5, 2014
New Dars chocolate packs an acai punch
Japan's recent acai berry craze has led to the creation of smoothies, yogurts and juices that can be bought in convenience stores across the country. The latest to join the pack is this limited-edition acai-flavored Dars chocolate from Morinaga (¥163), which has a crunchy cereal center and bits...
Japan Times
Mar 15, 2014
Companies look to teenage girls for product ideas
Teenage girls around the country are becoming a source of ideas for developing and marketing products in the corporate world.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Mar 31, 2013
Fashion Week Tokyo: Crazy good times make the womenswear cut
If there is one brand that the world needs to stop, drop and roll its collective mouse over online to check out every season, it's Anrealage.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 6, 2011
Cola Lemon KitKat? Let's take a vote on that
What? Companies are actually letting consumers choose what they want to be sold? Yes, it's true.


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan