Japanese food fad lifts ceramic grinding disks

National | CHUBU CONNECTION Nov 7, 2016

Japanese food fad lifts ceramic grinding disks

Ceramic grinding wheels produced by Noritake Co. in Nagoya, usually used to cut or grind metal and glass, are gaining unexpected attention thanks to the increasing popularity of Japanese food in other countries. Demand for grinding wheels is expected to expand at home and abroad ...

Gundam-shaped tofu to go on sale Friday

Business / Corporate Aug 20, 2015

Gundam-shaped tofu to go on sale Friday

by Kazuaki Nagata

Sagamiya Foods Co., known for producing Gundam robot-shaped tofu, will put the latest of its unusual tofu series on store shelves Friday. About two years after the last Gundam tofu hit the market, the Gunma Prefecture-based tofu-maker on Thursday unveiled its new tofu whose shape ...