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summary: How sushi went global

In this article on Sushi's global popularity, Bestor has focused not just on sushi al*****e but on Japanese cuisine in general to show how Japan has been influencing American taste. The author first presents am extraordinary aucti***** scene where bluefin tunas are exhibited for potential buyers, most of whom have arrived from Japan to purchase quality tuna. Many will even depart from their home country with bluefin tuna the very next day. ***** import of tuna from United States to Japan has increased tremendously in last few years, thanks for ever-increasing ***** of Japanese cuisine and demand for high quality fish back home. While Bluefin tuna may sound like an unlikely item for globalization, it has certainly played a huge role in reversing the glob*****l trends from East to West.

Tuna's popular*****y in Japan is not something we should even be d*****cussing since it should be taken ***** granted. Fish with rice has always ***** high in ***** and c*****paigns for tuna are run on large sc*****s. There is even a mascot which appears ***** Tuna fish advertisements in Japan symboliz*****g the changing trends in tuna's popularity around the globe. On Oct 10, tuna day is commemorated in Japan coinciding ***** the ***** when Tuna ***** appe*****d in Japanese literature.

While Tuna ***** always been popular within Japan, its dem***** outside of its ***** county has ***** a result of slow calculated process that trained western appetites and tastes to become more accepting of eastern *****. It started after the Second World War, to be very precise even though North American readers had *****en introduced to ***** cooking first time in 1929. ********** ***** many decades ***** that, sushi's recipe and in fact most Japanese food recipes were delicately altered to suit the refined tastes of North Americans. Raw ***** on rice was not something ***** be presented to the uninitiated. It was usually replaced with some cooked seafood like shrimps to make it more acceptable to the Americans. However things changed in 1970s as global trends changed ***** Japan became a big business hub. This coincided with a shift in American tastes as they skirted past red meat and opted for healthier food like fish, rice and vegetables. New ***** food outlets appeared ***** American landscape and sushi became a truly glob*****l food.

Japan has thus always been the most eager buyer of tuna. However ***** 1970s, ***** fish business suffered due ***** some coastal regulations and Japan looked towards foreign suppliers to meet growing demand for fish at home. This led to an increase in imports of tune ***** USA. But when *****ese economy suffered a serious setback, these suppliers did not have to worry about sales. That is because demand for fish went up rapidly in North America and US bluefin industry took ********** in 1990s. Japanese food meanwhile became a symbol of class and sophistication in America.

The ***** also discusses the whole procedure of how bluefin ***** is caught and


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