October 17, 2008

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    Nicotine patch sales soar in Japan

    So what’s the latest thing killing cigarette sales in Japan? No, its not the TASPO cards that are installed on cigarette vending machines. It’s actually the Nicotine patch. Since the Japanese health ministry relaxed restrictions and allowed the sale of the patches over the counter, nicotine patch sales have soared. Takeda Pharmaceutical teamed up with […] More

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    Tomy’s car shaped fish cakes

    What do you get when you combine a popular fish cake manufacturer Odawara Kanko, and a big Japanese toy maker Takara Tomy team up? A very cool fishcake that celebrates both companies. The two companies have created the Tomy Car Kamaboko which just so happens to be shaped in Tomy’s classic toy cars. It’s not […] More