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Fun Friday Food Facts, Vol. 30

6th Aug 2021 - 06:00
To celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games being hosted in Tokyo we have found our favourite Japanese food facts.
  • Japan has as many as five million vending machines and it has the highest density of vending machines worldwide.
  • Research has revealed a 74% rise in Japanese restaurant bookings as Brits jump onto new ‘spec-tasting’ food trends.
  • Japanese farmers produce square watermelons for the sake of ease of storing.
  • Los Angeles was the first US sate to introduce sushi to American food culture.
  • Eating whilst you walk is considered rude in Japan.
  • Tokyo is home to 278 Michelin stars, which the most any individual city has.
Written by
Edward Waddell