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***** 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 aucti***** scene where bluefin tunas are exhibited for potential buyers, most of whom have arrived from ***** to purchase quality tuna. Many will even depart from their home country with bluefin tuna the very next day. The import of tuna from United States to Japan has increased tremendously in last few years, thanks for ever-increasing ***** ***** *****ese ***** 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 global trends ***** East to West.

***** popular*****y in Japan is not something we should even be d*****cussing since it should be taken for granted. Fish with rice has always been high in demand and campaigns for tuna are run on large scales. *****re is even a mascot which appears ***** Tuna ***** advertisements in Japan symbolizing the changing trends in tuna's popularity around the globe. On Oct 10, tuna day is commemorated ***** Japan coinciding ***** ***** day when Tuna first appeared in *****ese literature.

***** Tuna ***** always been popular within Japan, its demand outside of its ***** 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 *****en introduced to Japanese cooking first time in 1929. *****ever ***** many decades after that, sushi's recipe and in fact ***** Japanese food recipes were delicately altered to suit the refined tastes of North Americans. Raw fish on rice was not something to 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 ***** Japan *****came a big business hub. This coincided with a shift in American t*****tes as they skirted past red meat and opted for healthier food like fish, rice and vegetables. New ***** food outlets ***** on American landscape and sushi became a truly global food.

***** has thus always been the most eager buyer of tuna. However in 1970s, its fish business suffered due to ***** coastal regulati*****s 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 suppliers did not have to worry about sales. That is because demand for ***** went up rapidly ***** ***** America and US ***** industry took ********** in 1990s. Japanese food meanwhile became a symbol of class and sophistication in *****.

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


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