Japan Adds Western Flavor to Its Traditional Diet

111Vith rapid economic growth and increasing per capita income, the Japanese are eating more, and what they are eating has more variety. Over the last 30-plus years, the traditional Japanese diet—heavily reliant on rice and other food grains, sweet potatoes, fish, shellfish, and seaweeds—has become somewhat "Westernized." Meals now include more red meats, poultry, milk and other dairy products, eggs, fruit, and vegetables, as well as processed food, such as pasta, ham, bacon, catsup, and fruit beverages.


Issue Date:
Jan 01 1993
Publication Type:
Journal Article
ISSN:
1056-327X
Language:
English
Published in:
Food Review: The Magazine of Food Economics, Volume 16, Issue 1
Page range:
30-36




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