Food

Locally Produced Food in School Lunches----A Challenge by Nyuzen, Japan

August 31, 2017

Newsletter

 

Locally Produced Food in School Lunches----A Challenge by Nyuzen, Japan

Japan has various school lunch programs in effect nationwide that involve adva...
 
Seikatsu Club: Japanese Cooperative Managed by Members' Will to Confront Social Problems

August 11, 2017

Newsletter

 

Seikatsu Club: Japanese Cooperative Managed by Members' Will to Confront Social Problems

Viewing the history of citizen-oriented businesses in Japan, we find they have...
 
Kobe City to Start Test Production of Biofuels from Coffee Grounds

April 8, 2017

Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

 

Kobe City to Start Test Production of Biofuels from Coffee Grounds

Kobe City, Starbucks Coffee Japan and Kindai University announced, on December ...
 
Increase Revenues without Increasing Catches -- How the Sustainable Sakura Shrimp Fishery in Suruga Bay Does It

March 31, 2017

Newsletter

 

Increase Revenues without Increasing Catches -- How the Sustainable Sakura Shrimp Fishery in Suruga Bay Does It

We often hear on the news that fish catches are decreasing all over the world....
 
Oyako-Shokudo Also Satisfies People's Heart

March 7, 2017

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Oyako-Shokudo Also Satisfies People's Heart

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Patagonia Provisions Aims to Repair the Food Chain

January 23, 2017

Corporate

 

Patagonia Provisions Aims to Repair the Food Chain

Patagonia Japan Branch of a global manufacturer of outdoor clothing and goods b...
 
Food Bank Kansai --- Providing Surplus Food to Those in Need

November 30, 2016

Newsletter

 

Food Bank Kansai --- Providing Surplus Food to Those in Need

In Japan, five to eight million tons of food products are disposed of annually...
 
Sharing Values of Food Self-Sufficiency to Answer Unfavorable Rumors

September 14, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Sharing Values of Food Self-Sufficiency to Answer Unfavorable Rumors

The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
Marginal Community, Urban Citizens, College Students Collaborate for Kodomo-Shokudo Project

July 29, 2016

Newsletter

 

Marginal Community, Urban Citizens, College Students Collaborate for Kodomo-Shokudo Project

It has been just over a year since I started the Edahiro Laboratory, working w...
 
Agricultural Products as Another Pillar

July 23, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Agricultural Products as Another Pillar

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article that appea...
 
Initiative by Kuradashi.jp Cuts Food Waste in Japan and Saves Money

July 7, 2016

Newsletter

 

Initiative by Kuradashi.jp Cuts Food Waste in Japan and Saves Money

An estimated 6.42 million tons of food loss and waste is generated annually in...
 
Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello Wins Minister's Award at 3rd Mottainai Awards for Food-Packaging Film

June 5, 2016

Corporate

 

Mitsui Chemicals Tohcello Wins Minister's Award at 3rd Mottainai Awards for Food-Packaging Film

The Japan Organics Recycling Association announced on February 18, 2016, the re...
 
Sustainable Fishery Catches Only 30% of Fish Entering Net -- Etchu-type Set Net Fishing in Himi

May 31, 2016

Newsletter

 

Sustainable Fishery Catches Only 30% of Fish Entering Net -- Etchu-type Set Net Fishing in Himi

Japanese and Fisheries The depletion of fishery resources and collapse of fish...
 
Once Desolate, Now Attracting Attention as a Successful Farming Village: Kawakami, Nagano Prefecture

May 20, 2016

Newsletter

 

Once Desolate, Now Attracting Attention as a Successful Farming Village: Kawakami, Nagano Prefecture

Kawakami in the Minamisaku district of Nagano Prefecture in central Japan is a...
 
Kodomo-Shokudo Project to Provide Children with a Warm Meal and Place to Visit

April 21, 2016

Newsletter

 

Kodomo-Shokudo Project to Provide Children with a Warm Meal and Place to Visit

There are many initiatives providing food to people in need in both developing...
 
Delivery of Magazines Together with Food Ingredients Increasing in Japan

December 21, 2015

Newsletter

 

Delivery of Magazines Together with Food Ingredients Increasing in Japan

The Tohoku Taberu Tsushin (Eating Tohoku Magazine) initiative, which we introd...
 
Greenery to Citizens! -- Urban Agriculture in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

October 30, 2015

Newsletter

 

Greenery to Citizens! -- Urban Agriculture in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

The city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture is an ordinance-designated city wi...
 
Developing Rural Community-Based Economies to Preserve Prosperous Villages for Future Generations

May 29, 2015

Newsletter

 

Developing Rural Community-Based Economies to Preserve Prosperous Villages for Future Generations

On February 9, 2015, Japan for Sustainability (JFS) held a symposium on the th...
 
New Dining Style: Salvage Party Refashions Leftovers into Delicious Dishes

March 31, 2015

Newsletter

 

New Dining Style: Salvage Party Refashions Leftovers into Delicious Dishes

Salvage Parties or "Salpa" have been attracting attention in Japan. At a Salpa...
 
Japanese Organic Produce Supplier Wins 2014 Award of Excellence from Food Action Nippon

February 22, 2015

Corporate

 

Japanese Organic Produce Supplier Wins 2014 Award of Excellence from Food Action Nippon

Daichi wo Mamoru Kai Co. (lit. "Association to Preserve the Earth"), an organic...
 
Waste to Food Network Holds Third Meeting in Saga

August 23, 2014

Water

 

Waste to Food Network Holds Third Meeting in Saga

As part of the BISTRO Waste to Food Team initiative, the network of local gover...
 

July 15, 2014

Newsletter

 

"Udon made from udon," and "Boiling udon using udon-derived fuel," --The Udon Marugoto Junkan (Total Udon Cycle) Project

Kagawa Prefecture in Shikoku Island is very famous for udon noodles. Annual co...
 
Geothermal Heat Pump Brings Year-Round Farming to Town in Northern Japan

July 12, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Geothermal Heat Pump Brings Year-Round Farming to Town in Northern Japan

Niseko, a town in Hokkaido, Northern Japan, is becoming as energy independent a...
 
Tohoku University Unveils Mechanism for Cool-Temperature Damage in Rice

June 28, 2014

Food

 

Tohoku University Unveils Mechanism for Cool-Temperature Damage in Rice

A research group studying genome inheritance led by Professor Atsushi Higashita...
 
Japanese Market Research Firm Unveils Plant Factory Market Trends in Japan

May 17, 2014

Food

 

Japanese Market Research Firm Unveils Plant Factory Market Trends in Japan

Yano Research Institute, a Japanese marketing research firm, announced on Febru...
 
Starting from Tohoku: Tohoku Kaikon Aims to Reform Primary Industry through Information Sharing and Communication

May 13, 2014

Newsletter

 

Starting from Tohoku: Tohoku Kaikon Aims to Reform Primary Industry through Information Sharing and Communication

Tohoku Kaikon Changing Society Through Food Issues About 100,000 people have b...
 
Traditional Cooking Program Wins Biodiversity Action Award

April 27, 2014

Food

 

Traditional Cooking Program Wins Biodiversity Action Award

The Executive Committee for the Biodiversity Action Awards announced on Novembe...
 
New Mega Solar Power Generation Integrated with Agriculture

April 20, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

New Mega Solar Power Generation Integrated with Agriculture

A large-scale (mega) solar power plant, Minokamo Energy Farm, opened on January...
 
'Foodloss Challenge Project' Launched

April 18, 2014

Food

 

'Foodloss Challenge Project' Launched

The Foodloss Challenge Project, an organization established in Japan in Decembe...
 
WWF Japan Unveils App for Friends to Share Their Restaurant Leftovers

April 13, 2014

Food

 

WWF Japan Unveils App for Friends to Share Their Restaurant Leftovers

WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Japan, an international conservation NGO, rece...
 
The Foodloss Challenge Project, a Co-created Project on Food Loss and Waste

March 18, 2014

Newsletter

 

The Foodloss Challenge Project, a Co-created Project on Food Loss and Waste

"Roughly one-third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted gl...
 
Kinki University Fisheries Laboratory Becomes Certified as a Gold Sustainability Partner

March 11, 2014

Food

 

Kinki University Fisheries Laboratory Becomes Certified as a Gold Sustainability Partner

The Kinki University Fisheries Laboratory, restaurants serving farmed fish that...
 
Public-Private Joint Research for Solar Sharing

February 23, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Public-Private Joint Research for Solar Sharing

Looop Inc., a Japanese developer and retailer of products to utilize renewable e...
 
Agriculture-Themed National High School Student Competition Announces Winner

February 6, 2014

Education

 

Agriculture-Themed National High School Student Competition Announces Winner

The Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives, or JA-ZENCHU, announced on Nov...
 
Company Introduces Dishes Cooked with Hot Spring Water

February 5, 2014

Eco-business / Social Venture

 

Company Introduces Dishes Cooked with Hot Spring Water

The Matsunoyama Chamber of Commerce in Niigata Prefecture introduced at "Food Me...
 
Ajinomoto Provides Children in Ghana with Nutritional Supplements

January 19, 2014

Food

 

Ajinomoto Provides Children in Ghana with Nutritional Supplements

Ajinomoto Co., one of the major Japanese food product manufacturers, announc...
 
Balancing Energy and Crop Production through Solar Sharing

January 14, 2014

Renewable Energy

 

Balancing Energy and Crop Production through Solar Sharing

The Solar Sharing Association began to operate the Solar Sharing Hayashi Power ...
 
Allotment Gardens Sprout One after Another as Interest Grows in Urban Agriculture

January 3, 2014

Newsletter

 

Allotment Gardens Sprout One after Another as Interest Grows in Urban Agriculture

Japan's food self-sufficiency rate is as low as 40 percent on a caloric bas...
 
Monthly Magazine Launched in Japan to Strengthen Consumers' Bond with Food Producers in Earthquake-hit Region

December 9, 2013

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Monthly Magazine Launched in Japan to Strengthen Consumers' Bond with Food Producers in Earthquake-hit Region

The Japanese non-profit organization "Tohoku Kaikon" -- literally translated as...
 
Fujitsu Testing One of the Largest Low-Potassium Vegetable Factories in Japan

November 17, 2013

Food

 

Fujitsu Testing One of the Largest Low-Potassium Vegetable Factories in Japan

Copyright  Fujitsu Group announced that from July 2013 to March 2014, it would ...
 
Donate Excess Calories to Feed Developing Countries

October 26, 2013

Food

 

Donate Excess Calories to Feed Developing Countries

Metavolunteer, an NPO established on May 25, 2009, has been carrying out a p...
 
Kumamoto Prefecture Accelerating Integration of Farmland

October 23, 2013

Food

 

Kumamoto Prefecture Accelerating Integration of Farmland

Spurred by concern over an increase in unused farmland caused by the decline...
 
Japan's Scallop Fishery in Hokkaido Awarded MSC Certification for Sustainability

October 18, 2013

Food

 

Japan's Scallop Fishery in Hokkaido Awarded MSC Certification for Sustainability

The scallop fishery overseen by the Hokkaido Federation of Fisheries Coopera...
 
Food Safety Awareness Rising in Japan: 2012 White Paper on Food Education

October 13, 2013

Food

 

Food Safety Awareness Rising in Japan: 2012 White Paper on Food Education

The 2012 edition of the government's White Paper on Food Education, released...
 
Three More Agricultural Sites in Japan Designated as GIAHS

October 3, 2013

Ecosystems / Biodiversity

 

Three More Agricultural Sites in Japan Designated as GIAHS

At the International Forum on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Syste...
 
 Eco-Cooking - Tokyo Gas Co.

September 17, 2013

Newsletter

 

Eco-Cooking - Tokyo Gas Co.

"Towards a Sustainable Japan -- Corporations at Work" (No. 104) http://www.to...
 
Food Companies to Launch Delivery-Rules Revision Project to Reduce Food Loss

September 4, 2013

Food

 

Food Companies to Launch Delivery-Rules Revision Project to Reduce Food Loss

A working group of 16 major Japanese food companies, working to review busin...
 
Winners of 'Local Production for Local Consumption Outstanding Initiatives Award' Honored

September 3, 2013

Food

 

Winners of 'Local Production for Local Consumption Outstanding Initiatives Award' Honored

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan announced the w...
 
 Food Waste and Disaster Relief from the Perspective of the Food Bank (Part Two)

August 20, 2013

Newsletter

 

Food Waste and Disaster Relief from the Perspective of the Food Bank (Part Two)

Food banks receive food donations from a wide variety of sources such as im...
 
NIAS Identifies How Legume Protein NIN Works, May Contribute to Cutting Nitrogen Fertilizers

August 19, 2013

Food

 

NIAS Identifies How Legume Protein NIN Works, May Contribute to Cutting Nitrogen Fertilizers

Root nodule formed by inducing the function of nodule inception (NIN) Copyrigh...
 
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