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Japanese words “Umami” is one of the five basic tastes. Is that Umami equals MSG?

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 09/09/2017

Common Foods Sources of The Five Basic Tastes

MSG Equals Umami?!

Date: Sep 5, 2017
Source: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (TOKYO: 2802) announced this newsletter on August 30th: Umami. “The fifth taste.” That mysteriously delicious quality of aged parmesan cheese that’s not exactly salty, not sweet, not sour, and definitely not bitter. It’s, well… umami.

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Granola Boom Proves Japan’s Working Women Are Good for Business

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/21/2017

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Granola Boom Proves Japan’s Working Women Are Good for Business

Date: Aug 20, 2017
Source: Bloomberg By Lisa Du and Shoko Oda

Calbee Inc.‘s granola snack had been around for 20 years, with no real change to its recipe or sales. Then a female marketing executive turned things around by pitching the cereal as a time-saver for a growing class of Japanese consumers just like her: working mothers.

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Drinking Tea May Bring Deeper Benefits Than You Realized

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/12/2017

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Drinking Tea May Bring Deeper Benefits Than You Realized

Date: July 26, 2017
Source: foodnetwork by Amy Reiter

Coffee, tea or … well, both have their fans. But only one of them is traditionally drunk with crumpets at teatime, so, hey, tea definitely has that in its favor.

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Researchers developed a new material to better protect sensitive teeth, using green tea polyphenols

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/09/2017

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Could a green tea extract help to treat tooth sensitivity?

Date: Aug 8, 2016
Source: Medical News Today By Ana Sandoiu

Available treatments for tooth sensitivity are lacking in a number of ways, such as being ineffective and predisposing patients to bacteria and cavities. But researchers have now developed a new material to better protect sensitive teeth, using green tea polyphenols.

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A compound found in green tea has shown promise for the treatment of Down syndrome

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/07/2017

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Green tea compound could help treat Down syndrome

Date: June 7, 2016
Source: Medical News Today By Honor Whiteman

A compound found in green tea has shown promise for the treatment of Down syndrome, according to a new study published in The Lancet Neurology.

Study co-leader Dr. Mara Dierssen, of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain, and colleagues reveal how the compound epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) improved the cognitive function of individuals with the condition.

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A $180 Japanese Wagyu Sandwich Is Coming to San Francisco

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/06/2017

Japanese Wagyu Sandwich - Photo: Business Insider Japan

A $180 sandwich from Japan is coming to San Francisco

Date: July 31, 2017
Source: Business Insider By Shayna Olsan & Shigeru Sato, Business Insider Japan

A beef-cutlet sandwich normally costs you about $5 in Japan. Tokyo restaurant Wagyumafia, however, is luring affluent tourists from all over the world with a $180 sandwich.

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Trend-watchers consider Japanese rice wine the next big thing. So, check 8 things about Sake.

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 08/05/2017

Sake with aromatic expressions are best served cool. (Propeller Studios file photo)

Sake: 8 things to know about Japanese rice wine

Experts advise beginners start with a chilled glass but sparkling sake is also an excellent first sip

Date: Aug 4, 2017
Source: thestar.com By CHRISTINE SISMONDOSpecial to the Star

Most Torontonians can confidently place an order for sushi or sashimi at the local izakaya but there is one part of the menu that almost everybody is still wary of — the sake section.

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Miso Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 07/30/2017

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Miso Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027

Date: July 29, 2017
Source: Future Market Insights

Miso is produced by fermenting soybean, rice, barley, or other ingredients with fungus Aspergillus oryzae and salt. It is a traditional seasoning in Japan used for miso soup, pickling vegetables or meats, and sauces and spreads. Miso is high in minerals, vitamins, and protein, therefore it is a preference food for health consciousness people.

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To Lure Wine Lovers, Sake Makers Learn It’s All About Rice

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 07/29/2017

Nanbu-Bijin Brewery’s Awasake Sparkling, left, at Isetan Shinjuku Store.Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

To Lure Wine Lovers, Sake Makers Learn It’s All About Rice

Date: July 24, 2017
Source: Bloomberg By Aya Takada and Hiromi Horie

Brewery executive Kosuke Kuji brought his best sake to a New York booze showcase 16 years ago hoping to promote high-end Japanese rice wine to a new generation of sophisticated foreign drinkers. They were a little disappointed.

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The goodness of matcha tea – Matcha’s USP is that it contains lots of phytonutrients and flavonoids

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 07/27/2017

Matcha tea is considered better than green tea in all respects because of its higher antioxidant levels. Photo: iStockphoto

The goodness of matcha tea

Matcha’s USP is that it contains lots of phytonutrients and flavonoids that help neutralize free radicals and provides protection against heart disease, hypertension and cancer

Date: July 25, 2017
Source: live mint by Kavita Devgan

The world over many java enthusiasts are ditching coffee and green tea in favour of matcha tea, a cup of which is believed to pack nutrients equivalent to 10 cups of regularly brewed green tea.

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Matcha a healthy choice: Drink this Japanese tea as it improves mood, memory and concentration

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 07/23/2017

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Matcha a healthy choice: Drink this Japanese tea as it improves mood, memory and concentration

Date: July 12, 2017
Source: The Indian Express

Given that matcha is high in antioxidants, enhances calmness, boosts memory and concentration, increases energy levels and endurance, helps to burn calories and detoxifies the human body, improve cholesterol levels and more, it is fast making its way as an ingredient of significance.

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Global Matcha Tea Market 2017 and Related Articles of Matcha

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Health & Beauty, Reports | 07/12/2017

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Global Matcha Tea Market 2017- Aiya, ITOEn, Marushichi Seicha and ShaoXing Royal Tea

Date: July 5, 2017
Source: TalkHerald By Stefen Marwa

Global Matcha Tea Market 2017-2022:

Global Matcha Tea market Report offers decisive insights into the overall Matcha Tea industry along with the market dimensions and evaluation for the duration 2017 to 2022. The forenamed research study covers extensive analysis of various Matcha Tea industry segments based on the type of applications, type of product Components and services, and different geographical regions.

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About Kobe Beef (Japanese Wagyu)

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 05/18/2017

Kobe Beef (Wagyu)

About Kobe Beef (Japanese Wagyu)
Date: May 18, 2017
Source: Kobe Isoda Farm Inc.

The Characteristic Deliciousness of Kobe Beef

Kobe Beef’s deliciousness has been scientifically proven. You can easily see the marbling, the fat intertwining beautifully with the muscle.
​For Kobe Beef, this fat is so delicate that it melts at a touch from the warmth of your hand. The real deciding factor, though, is the high amounts of oleic and inosinic acid.

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A medium-sized health food importer in US is looking for organic Japanese Green Tea Suppliers/Producers!

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 02/16/2015

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A medium-sized health food importer in US is looking for organic Japanese Green Tea Suppliers/Producers!

A company in California is seriously looking for Japanese organically-grown Green Tea.

If you want to expand your business in Northern America and Europe, please contact us Immediately.

Japan Products are happy to support you as coordinator from export arrangement to building up the sales.

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Japanese WAGYU – Genuine Wagyu Beef

| Foods and Drinks Reports | 07/14/2014

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Japanese WAGYU – Genuine Wagyu Beef
Source: JNTO and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

One of the excellent examples of Japanese foods is “Wagyu” Japanese beef. The high prime beef is so tender that it almost melts in your mouth. Raised and processed under strict government control, “Wagyu” Japanese beef will add color to your healthy and enjoyable dietary lifestyle. Wagyu offer tasty, high prime beef that you can enjoy with complete assurance of its safety.

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Japanese dishes rank top as most popular foreign cuisine in six-city survey of emerging markets

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 05/29/2014

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Results of JETRO’s Survey on Japanese Foods Directed at Overseas Consumers – Japanese dishes rank top as most popular foreign cuisine in six-city survey of emerging markets
Date: Mar 28, 2014
Source: JETRO

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) conducted a survey on Japanese foods among overseas consumers. The results of the survey are as follows. Regarding this subject matter, this is the first survey to target consumers in emerging markets.

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Japanese researchers say green tea is good for preventing dementia

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 05/15/2014

Green tea is good for preventing dementia

Japanese doctors: Green tea may prevent dementia
Date: May 15, 2014
Source: NHK World

Japanese researchers say senior citizens who often drink green tea are less likely to develop dementia. A research team led by Professor Masahito Yamada of Kanazawa University surveyed 723 people 60 years or older who do not suffer from dementia. They asked how frequently the respondents consume green tea.

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Japanese cuisine “Washoku” added to UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list

| Awards and Honors, Culture and Society News, Foods and Drinks News, Foods and Drinks Reports, News, Reports, Travel and Tourism News | 12/04/2013

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UNESCO picks Japanese cuisine as cultural heritage
Date: Dec 4, 2013
Source: NHK WORLD

UNESCO has added Japanese cuisine and food culture to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

The world body’s intergovernmental committee made the decision at a meeting in Azerbaijan on Wednesday. Japan filed an application with UNESCO in March last year, following a request by a Japanese civic group.

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Can Green Tea Prevent Against Alzheimer’s Disease?

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 07/02/2013

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Green Tea May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, Say Four New Studies
Date: June 30, 2013
Source: Melanie Haiken

Could something as simple as drinking green tea protect you from developing Alzheimer’s? A host of new studies have looked at various aspects of how green tea affects the brain, and concluded yes.

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Do you know the birthplace of Wasabi?

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 06/10/2013

Wasabi Farm: Yuma Mochizuki

Wasabi: A Visit to Its Birthplace in Shizuoka!
Source: Shizuoka Tourism

The other day I received a phone call from my good friend Dominique Corby, the Chef/Manager of Michelin-starred 6eme Sens in Tokyo.
He told me that the French/German ARTE TV Channel was coming to Shizuoka City on September 12th~13th to make a long report on green tea (Shizuoka produces 45% of all green tea in Japan), wasabi (Shizuoka produces 80% of all wasabi in Japan) and the fishing industry in our Prefecture (they will visit the Fishing Harbour of Yaizu City)!

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Japanese sake and green tea are rapidly growing in the markets of the world

| Foods and Drinks Reports, Reports | 06/02/2013

Japanese Sake and Tea

Japanese sake and green tea are rapidly growing in the markets of the world
Source: JETRO Japanese Food Exports

Exports of some Japanese foodstuffs are increasing
In Japanese food industry, exports of certain commodities have increased conspicuously. Chief among these are Japanese rice wine (refined sake) and green tea. Chief among these are Japanese rice wine (refined sake) and green tea.

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