November 06, 2020
Have you heard of danshaku potatoes? Following the Meiji Restoration and until it was abolished in 1947, Japan had a peerage system called the kazoku 華族, with princes, barons, dukes, marquesses, and viscounts.
August 28, 2020
Salt & vinegar may be a popular flavor in the United States (4th place) and even more so in the UK (2nd place), but it ranks nowhere in the top choices for Japanese consumers, who usually prefer plain salted, nori seaweed and salt, beef or chicken stock (consomme), sour cream or wasabi.
June 03, 2019
Major Japanese snack-maker Calbee Inc. said Thursday that it will extend the 'best before' date for its potato chip products by two months.
June 03, 2019
Japanese snack company Calbee is gearing up for a US marketing campaign for its best-selling Jagarico potato snack in an aggressive drive to increase overseas sales.
February 22, 2019
Just days after their launch, Japanese potato chip manufacturer Calbee recalled all bags of their new microwaveable potato chips, Renji de Poterich, over concerns that they may catch fire.
February 12, 2019
Japanese snack food manufacturer KOIKE-YA has created one-of-a-kind packaging that lets you suck up potato chips without touching one.
December 06, 2018
Toshiharu Kageyama, a mechanical engineer with Ishida Research and Development in Japan, was awarded the 62nd Kyoto Inventors Award for his invention: the oval-shaped 18-head multihead weigher.
December 05, 2018
Ever wished you could get a little less flavor on your chip? Wish no more; now you can experience them (in Japan!) as nature intended, lightly fried in oil.
October 30, 2018
McDonald’s Japan added 'carbonara' fries to their menu that are inspired by the classic pasta dish
March 11, 2018
Japan's Cup Noodle maker Nissin continues to push the instant ramen envelope in delicious new ways. And now they have waded into PotatoPro territory.
January 13, 2018
Japanese Fast food chain 'First Kitchen' launch two types of 'Dessert Potato' nationwide. Both dishes start with French fries with a swirl of Hokkaido dairy-sourced vanilla ice cream finished with two types of toppings...
December 05, 2017
McDonald's Japan offers American Inspired Cheddar Cheese Potato Balls for a limited time