CNBC Asia: Sun 28 Jun, 2015
METRO TV:Sun 28 Jun, 2015
USTREAM: Tue 30 Jun, 2015
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 28 Jun, 2015
The second episode of “History of Japanese Manufacturing” focuses on Japanese cuisine, or ‘washoku.’ Ever since it was on the UNESCO World Heritage list as an Intangible Cultural heritage, ‘washoku’ has drawn more attention of top chefs around the world. They especially get attracted to the special fifth taste ‘Umami.’ Japan developed the technologies that keep food fresh. and along with them, ‘washoku’ has developed its own world.
The popular TBS-produced documentary ‘Japanese Dream’ focuses on people from all walks of life who are following their dreams. In agriculture, farmers have been relied on their experiences for fertilizing the soil. One researcher is conducting “the soil test for the farmers in order to grow the best vegetables.
Japanese cuisine, or ‘washoku’ has drawn global attention since it was on the UNESCO World Heritage list as an Intangible Cultural heritage. Japan developed the various technologies that keep food fresh and along with it, ‘washoku’ has developed its own world.
JAPANESE DREAM *
The popular TBS-produced documentary ‘Japanese Dream’ focuses on people from all walks of life who are following their dreams. It is said that many farmers are struggling to fertilize the soil. One researcher is conducting the soil test for farmers to insure the best soil for growing vegetables.
GACCHIRI MONDAY *
’Gacchiri Monday’ is a popular economics program on TBS. In this episode, we will focus on ‘family restaurant chain’. According to one survey, the sales revenue of the food service industry slightly decreased compared to 2013. However one family restaurant chain has drawn more customers and increased
their sales by renovating the interior and developing new menus.
Dawn of GAIA *
Consumers in Japan are once again shifting their attention to food safety. This program puts the spotlight on companies growing their businesses by taking a meticulous approach to ensure that food products are safe. One restaurant chain has developed a traceability system allowing customers to find out where the food they’re eating was made as well as the name of the actual producers and processors. Meanwhile, the operator of a regional supermarket chain is working together with farmers across the country to create one-of-a-kind products. We report on what’s being done to reassure consumers about the safety of what they put in their mouths.