Photo: Comparison of Japanese & US Drink Sizes 1

Photo: Comparison of Japanese & US Drink Sizes

You may have heard that everything in Japan is more expensive compared to the United States, but perhaps we’re a little too generous instead. A series of photos has surfaced that compare the numerous fast food softdrink cups from Japan and the US. While the two countries share the three basic sizes (Small, Medium and …

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Japanese Breweries: “Recent youths were brought up drinking juice; their sense of taste have become immature”

Japan’s breweries are facing a phenomenon known as ビール離れ (beer separation/departure), citing that today’s youths were raised drinking sweet drinks like juices and sodas with their meals, and in effect leading to favoring of sweet drinks over the comparatively bitter flavors of beer. Recently beer companies have been combating this issue with sweetly flavored alcoholic drinks, and …

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