News on Health and Nutrition from Japan
Only small fries for McDonald's customers in Japan, as floods in Western Canada disrupt supply
December 23, 2021
Fans of McDonald's Fries in Japan are out of luck next week. The restaurant chain will only offers its small size portions, as flooding in Western Canada and COVID-19 disrupts the global supply chain for 'McDonald's potato'.
Mintel discusses Japanese potato chip Flavor Innovation
April 27, 2021
Looking at the Japanese snack market, Japanese potato chip products are a highly active category. Compared to Chinese potato chip products, Japanese potato chips are worth learning from in terms of flavor selection and dimensions.
Calbee to extend 'best before' dates for potato chip products by two months
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.
Boosting anti-oxidant levels in potato with electric currents or ultrasound
August 25, 2010
Although potatoes are for most people not the first food that comes to mind as a source of anti-oxidants, potatoes ARE an important source for healthful anti-oxidants and polyphenols.
Vinegar could be used for salt reduction: Study
May 29, 2009
Adding low concentrations of vinegar to foods may enhance perception of saltiness and enable food manufacturers to cut salt content without affecting taste, according to new research from Japan. The World Health Organization recommends that per capita ...