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High-end Japanese strawberries selling like hotcakes in N.Y.

High-end Japanese strawberries selling like hotcakes in N.Y.

A high-end Japanese strawberry has become an overnight sensation in New York as the city’s gourmands clamor to get their mouths around the fruit that has quickly earned a reputation for packing a sweet punch. Oishii Farm, a venture launched in 2017 by Hiroki Koga, 35, produces the Japanese variety of strawberry called “The Omakase Berry” at its indoor farm located in an NYC suburb. Despite running a pricey $20 for a pack containing eight large strawberries, the farm has still been flooded with orders from famous restaurants in the Big Apple wanting to serve up the succulent treats. They are also in high demand at some of the more […]

How technology is transforming Japan’s agriculture


日本の製造業は、継続的改善の哲学に基づく最先端の技術で有名です。対照的に、この国の農業部門は、昔ながらの慣行に大きく依存している高齢化した労働力を特徴としています。しかし現在、産業技術は日本の農業部門の近代化と輸出の増加に役立っています。 2019年の日本の農林水産物と食品の年間輸出額は9,121億JP円($87億9,000万米ドル)で、7年連続で過去最高を記録した。しかし、日本の農業業界はさらに大きな野心を持っており、2025年までに2兆円(192.8億米ドル)、2030年までに5兆円($482.1億米ドル)の輸出目標を達成する計画です。日本の農業[…]



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