Tokyo Cacao: Japan’s first 'soil-to-bar' chocolate

Food & Drink Feb 29, 2020

Tokyo Cacao: Japan’s first 'soil-to-bar' chocolate

by Jeana Cadby

Tokyo Cacao is pushing the boundaries of cacao production with the first ever chocolate bar of entirely Japanese origin. The chocolate lineup is produced from trees grown in the Ogasawara Islands, which fall under Tokyo's jurisdiction despite being nearly 1,000 kilometers away from the ...

An audience with an island menace

Environment | WILD WATCH Jul 12, 2014

An audience with an island menace

by Mark Brazil

By 8 o'clock on a warm early summer morning on Chichijima, one of Tokyo's Ogasawara Islands, bright sunshine was already threatening to overwhelm my light-sensitive eyes and the heat was cranking up in preparation for what I refer to as reptilian warmth. The panoramic view ...