Japan

Asia would be 'nice next step' for infant formula cube: Meiji

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Asia would be 'nice next step' for infant formula cube: Meiji

By Mark ASTLEY

The “unique” Meiji Hohoemi Raku Raku Cube concept - the world's first and only infant formula in tablet form - could head west as the company's dairy products become "more widely available" across Asia. 

KitKat launched its first boutique in Japan

'It is difficult to find shoddy things in Japanese stores'

Japan demands luxury look from packaging

By Rachel Arthur

Japan offers packaging companies an opportunity to develop more attractive products, with the importance of aesthetics built into its culture, according to market research agency Canadean.

Japanese cuisine is trending as the top global food choice, ahead of Thai, Middle Eastern and Italian, claims Euromonitor

Japanese cuisine fastest growing in EMEA

By Kacey CULLINEY

Consumers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) have a taste for Japanese cuisine and manufacturers can tap into this with meal, spice and oil kits, says Euromonitor.

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Aging Japanese bring tea polyphenol market to boil

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Aging populations in Japan and Western Europe are expected to boost a world market for tea polyphenols dominated by functional drinks to $367.7m by 2020 says Grand View Research.

Japanese iced coffee drinks on the rise.

Adoption of western style products in ready-to-drink market

Oystar sees surge for iced coffee drinks in Japan

By Jenny Eagle

Oystar, which supplies packaging machinery to companies including Danone, Nestlé and Müller, has seen a surge in iced coffee drinks in Japan.