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Prices of Food, Drink Items to Increase

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JAPAN TODAY
 
 
TOKYO - The prices of food products including ice cream and fish paste will rise from Friday due to an increase in distribution and ingredient costs. In April, dairy products such as milk and yogurt as well as large bottled beverages will also cost more, Fuji TV reported.
The pric...

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Coca-Cola To Raise Prices In Japan For First Time In 27 Years

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Since 1993, Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan has held prices steady on its products, with the only increases coming in the form of additional sales tax when the Japanese government has increased rates.
That amazing streak is about to end, though. On Jan 1, Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan r...

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Japanese Cheesemakers Fret Over EU Trade Deal

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JAPAN TODAY
 
NASUSHIOBARA, Tochigi - It was three decades ago, but Kazuhiko Ochiai still remembers his first taste of cheese when he visited France, a palate pleaser that inspired the former researcher to start producing his own variety in Japan.
But he now frets that a massive EU-Japan trade de...

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Penny-pinching Drinkers Fuel Higher-Alcohol Products

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
TOKYO (Bloomberg) — Japanese brewers are discovering a new way to tap the lucrative market of working adults: Get them tipsy more quickly and efficiently.
This domestic segment is becoming more important to beer makers Kirin Holdings Co. and Sapporo Holdings Co. as Japan’s famous...

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Sake Exports Reach Record High Again

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
 
Japan’s sake exports increased 19 percent in 2017 from the previous year to 23,481 kiloliters, setting a record high for eight years in a row.
Partly boosted by a growing interest in Japanese cuisine overseas, sake exports have enjoyed an upward trend since 2006, when exports t...

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KFC Japan Earned 6 Billion Yen Over Christmas Weekend

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ROCKET NEWS
 
The fried chicken industry in Japan is no small fry. 
What better way to spend Christmas than eating fried chicken and strawberry shortcake? While it may not be exactly traditional from a Westerner’s point of view, that’s the way they do it in Japan, especially if the chicken is fro...

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Beaujolais Nouveau Released in Japan Amid Declining Demand

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - The Beaujolais Nouveau 2017 vintage went on sale in Japan on Thursday, but with people's tastes maturing, the traditional celebration of the French wine's seasonal release is on the decline.
As imports of the wine from the Beaujolais region are expected to fall for the fifth...

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Food Industries Join Low-carb Diet Trend

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Restaurants and retailers are trying to reduce the carbohydrates in their foods with an eye on the increasing number of people who are trimming carbs from their diets to lose weight or avoid lifestyle-related diseases.
Bread, rice and noodles are among the foods that are high in ...

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Aso Announces Emergency Tariffs Of 50% On Imported Frozen Beef From Aug

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - The Japanese government said Friday it will impose emergency tariffs on frozen beef, widely used in fast food, from the United States and other regions from August after soaring imports prompted by a price hike in Australian beef following a draught.
Japan will raise tariffs...

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Calbee to Resume Potato Chip Sales

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Snack food maker Calbee Inc it will restart selling three brands of potato chips it halted in April from next week, as it is now able to procure enough potatoes.
Calbee had stopped sales of some of its potato chip brands due to a shortage of potatoes in Japan caused by a poo...

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