Japan

Granola in Japan has boomed and playing up health benefits with a fashionable image can be a 'winning formula', says a Datamonitor Consumer analyst

Granola: A sophisticated breakfast win in Japan

By Kacey CULLINEY

Granola has boomed in Japan because of its health promise and versatility and Western cereal firms could cash in further by playing up the trendy aspect, says a Datamonitor Consumer analyst.

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.