New Vending Machines in Tokyo

You can see a lot of vending machines throughout Japan.   Drink     Icecream   Cigarettes * We need ID card called “Tasupo” to get cigarettes from vending machines.   So many vending machines, but I seldom see “sold out”. Great distribution system, isn’t it?   Canned coffee are popular in Japan.     […]


A “Hit Product” in Japan for 2010

Most people eat rice as a staple food in Japan as I previously mentioned in the article “Onigiri“. Therefore we have many kind of dry condiments sprinkled on top of rice or mixed with rice, called “Furikake” (ふりかけ).       They are mixtures of dry fish/chicken, sesame seeds, chopped seaweed, sugar, salt etc.. Each […]