Japan

Have a break...have a Kit Kat sushi

Japan

Have a break...have a Kit Kat sushi

By Gary Scattergood

Japan is known for its love of weird and wacky Kit Kat flavours, but Nestlé might have just taken the biscuit with its sushi version.

Mintel market trends: Apac getting lairy for dairy

Mintel market trends: Apac getting lairy for dairy

By Davina Patel, food and trends analyst at Mintel

As Asian taste trends continue evolving across Asia-Pacific, manufacturers are being forced to cater for more discerning, better travelled consumers with greater culinary exposure to foreign cultures. 

Healthy drinks and organic dairy offer ample growth opportunities, say experts. ©iStock

Six Japan food, nutrition and consumer trends set to shape 2017

By Gary Scattergood

We pinpoint six of the must-know food, nutrition and consumer trends taking shape in Japan, from superfoods to sports nutrition, ahead of one of the country's biggest trade shows, FoodEx Japan, which takes place next month.