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December 04, 2017

Stop Gambling with the Bluefin’s Survival

Senior Fellow Masayuki Komatsu rebukes the Japanese government for caving in to the demands of the domestic fishing industry and ...

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October 01, 2009

Japanese Shorthorn Cattle

Lean and flavorful, Japanese Shorthorn beef is popular with many connoisseurs of good food. It was approved as a native ...

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July 14, 2009

Domestic Flour

Of the wide variety of noodles of Japan, among the most popular is a thick wheat flour noodle called udon. ...

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March 10, 2009

Eight-Rowed Corn

Eight-rowed corn sustained the lives of those who had newly settled Hokkaido in the late nineteenth onward. It has since ...

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December 03, 2008

Rapeseed Oil

For ages, rapeseed oil was an important oil in Japanese cooking. But while oil consumption has increased with the Westernization ...

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July 14, 2008


Soybeans are essential to Japanese cookery, yet Japan produces only five percent of what it consumes. The author introduces a ...

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