Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has announced plans to develop a cultivated meat industry.

“We will develop an environment to create a new market, such as efforts to ensure safety and development of labelling rules, and foster a food tech business originating in Japan,” ​he said, as reported by the Japan Economic Newspaper.

In Japan, no clear definition of cultured meat as food currently exists, nor have safety standards for raw materials and manufacturing processes been established. But the Government has shown willingness to advance this process.

“Food tech, including cellular foods, is an important technology from the perspective of

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Kentucky Fried Chicken has become a massive hit in Japan during the Christmas season, with lines wrapping around the corner and generating enormous sales. Japanese YouTuber Yoko Ishii gave Fox News a look inside how the fast-food chain became a holiday phenomenon over the past 50 years.  

KFC Japan records its highest annual sales figures during the run-up to Christmas, with Dec. 24 serving as the chain’s “busiest day of the year — 10 times busier than KFC Japan’s annual average,” according to the company’s website. Ishii said both she and her husband have separately witnessed the massive lines in

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For food lovers, Japan is one of the most-visited destinations. And within Japan, if one gets to try a variety of dishes within a small area then it is Omoide Yokocho in Tokyo. It is located within a five-minute walking distance from Shinjuku station, considered to be the busiest rail station in the world.

The Omoide Yokocho is a narrow alley that comprises around 70 small food joints and bars that are all packed close together. The tiny alley, popular among locals and tourists alike, offers affordable options of Japanese comfort food like yakitori (skewered chicken) and nikomi (beef tendon

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(CNN) — Smoke began to drift out of a box as the winner of Japan’s “dish of the year” was revealed.

But it wasn’t a beautifully plated mackerel or an immaculate dessert that took top honors. Instead, the hosts unveiled a variety of frozen meats and pizzas — still in their air-tight bags.

Every year, the Gurunavi Research Institute, which runs a popular

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Aman Resorts and Remote Landsan ultra-luxe and intrepid Asia travel designer, have collaborated to create a nine-night culinary-focussed trip to Japan between May 15-24, 2022.

The tour will be limited to a group of 16 people, who will explore the “Land of the Rising Sun” by high-speed Shinkansen bullet train, chartered helicopter and private car, and stay in a trio of Aman Resorts – Aman Tokyo, Amanemu and Aman Kyoto – while visiting Tokyo, Yamanashi, Nagoya, Shima, Osaka and Kyoto.

Among the culinary highlights, guests can enjoy unique private dining experiences, including 

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Manny Pacquiao’s coffee brand to pack a punch in Middle East as distributor expands Filipino range​

Importer and distributor SandBox has signed exclusive distribution agreements with Filipino brands including Pacquiao coffee and Oh So Healthy snacks to launch products in the UAE and GCC region.

Oh So Healthy (OSH) is a healthy snack company based in the Philippines producing fruit crisps. Pacquiao 3-in-1 Coffee is a brand co-owned and developed by Filipino boxer, Manny Pacquiao which launched in the Philippines only in April this year.

SandBox hopes to launch these into UAE supermarkets and health stores by June and July

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