The microorganism that produces the sour taste in yogurt is all the rage in Japan, and fear of Covid-19 has propelled sales of probiotics into overdrive.
Considering the popularity of six-sided watermelon, it was only a matter of time before Japan’s key dietary staple would be transformed into…
June 9, 2021
Newly developed AI technology will allow wagyu farmers in Japan to easily identify individual cows by scanning the patterns on their noses.
April 22, 2021
As businesses struggle to turn a profit during the pandemic, one noodle shop has turned to a noodle vending machine to bring…
April 7, 2021
A recent discovery of one ramen-loving researcher found that tonkotsu, the pork bones often used in ramen broth, can greatly absorb radioactive…
February 9, 2021
As Japanese people continue to be confined at home during the global pandemic, it turns out that they are eating significantly more…
January 28, 2021
Japan has begun implementing moku-shoku, or “Silent Eating” in various restaurants as Corona cases remain high despite a State of Emergency.
January 21, 2021
Sapporo Breweries faced online criticism after deciding to stop the sale of a beer after misspelling the word lager by one letter.…
January 15, 2021