On September 11, 2022, Healse Co., Ltd. opened the Asian food specialty store "55Kitchen Kawagoe" in Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture. In this shop, ingredients, seasonings, beverages, sweets, and handmade side dishes purchased from various Asian countries are lined up, as well as Korean cosmetics, halal ingredients, cooking utensils, and other Asian products that are difficult to get in Japan. Starting with the opening of the first store in Kawagoe, the company plans to open stores in Tokyo by the end of the year and is aiming to open 100 stores...
Used computers and smartphones are displayed near the entrance to Spicy Food Network in Akihabara, Tokyo. At first glance, there is no sign of food being sold. However, once inside the store, you will find a convenience store-like array of halal foods, including spices, frozen meats, dates, grains, samosas, and sweets. It is a small store, but you can buy halal food from many different countries.For more information about the store, please see the link below.
Globalization has positively impacted as the number of foreign residents living in Japan has increased rapidly these years. Then it would be considered important to create a foundation that can respond flexibly from the aspect of food. Interest in halal food is growing in Japan, and there are more and more places where you can eat safely while visiting Japan. Under these circumstances, special lectures on overseas food culture and halal food are being held at Japanese universities. Please click the link below for more details.
A briefing session about emergency foods (alpha rice and halal food) and evacuation shelters during a disaster for foreigners living in Shibata City, Niigata Prefecture will be held at Shibata City Health and Longevity Active Exchange Center Aorikan. Free participation and pre-registration are needed. Date&Time：10 September 2022, 09:30-11:30Organizer：Shimin Machi-zukuri development support email@example.comTel：0254-28-9640Venue： Shibata City Health and Longevity Active Exchange Center Aorikan3-13-3 Chuocho, Shibata City, Niigata PrefectureApplication deadline：8 - 26 August 2022, 09:00-17:30
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