May 20, 2013
May 19, 2013
"Japan imposes double-digit duties on many important U.S. agricultural products, including 38.5% on beef, 16% to 32% on oranges, 40% on processed cheese, 20% on potato flakes, and 10.5% on frozen sweet corn.The United States exported about $13.8 billion of corn, wheat, soybeans, pork, and other farm goods to Japan in the 2012 budget year, down just slightly from $13.9 billion 2011."
Source: Zenchu opposes Japan's entry into TPP
MAY. 11, 2013
May 18, 2013
"(Nestle) produces speciality and seasonal KitKat bars, which are only available in certain regions of Japan and use flavours specific to the area. For example, KitKat Zunda is a creamy soy bean paste flavour, particular to the Tohoku region. In the Tochigi area, KitKat Tochiotome uses a variety of strawberries from the area, and around the Kyoto, KitKat Maccha includes green tea made by Kyoto’s tea makers"
Source: NESTLÉ CELEBRATES A CENTURY IN JAPAN
4th April 2013
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