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A weekend in Sapporo

Travel | A Weekend In Nov 10, 2018

A weekend in Sapporo

by Oscar Boyd

For more than a third of the year, Sapporo is buried beneath thick snow. During its warmer months, however, the city shrugs off its winter coat and bursts into life. If winter is uncomfortably cold, then summer is refreshingly cool; Sapporo doesn't suffer from the ...

Kirin Ramen gets new name amid trademark battle with beer giant

Business Aug 1, 2018

Kirin Ramen gets new name amid trademark battle with beer giant

Noodle-maker Ogasawara Seifun said Wednesday it has picked a new name for its mainstay ramen product, Kirin Ramen, amid an ongoing trademark battle with major brewer Kirin Co. The ramen, styled by the company based in Hekinan, Aichi Prefecture, as "local soul food every single ...