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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 ***** been influencing American taste. The author first presents am extraordinary auction 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 ***** the very next day. The import of tuna from United States to Japan has increased tremendously in last few years, thanks for ever-increasing popularity ***** 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 ***** glob*****l trends ***** East to West.

Tuna's popular*****y in Japan is ***** something we should even be discussing since it should ***** taken ***** granted. Fish with rice has always been ***** in ***** and c*****paigns for tuna are run on large scales. There is even a mascot which appears in Tuna ***** advert*****ements in Japan symbolizing the changing trends in tuna's popularity around the globe. On Oct 10, tuna day is commemorated in Japan coinciding with ***** ***** when Tuna ***** appe*****d in *****ese literature.

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

***** has thus always been the most eager buyer of tuna. However in 1970s, its fish bus*****ess suffered due to 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 from USA. But when *****ese economy suffered a serious setback, these ***** did not have to worry about sales. That is because demand for f*****h went up rapidly ***** North America and US bluefin industry took ********** in 1990s. Japanese food meanwhile became a symbol of class and sophistication in America.

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


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